BOV Division 1: Naxxar win derby against Gharghur

BOV-First-DivisionNaxxar Lions moved top in the BOV First Division as they defeated neighbours Gharghur in one of the three matches in programme on Friday.

At the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Naxxar beat Gharghur 2-0 thanks to Yuri de Jesus Messias on the 12th minute and Jurgen Debono on the 64th.

Senglea Athletic defeated Pietà Hotspurs 2-1 in another match at the Victor Tedesco Stadium. Austin Obaje Smith put Senglea ahead on the 25th minute and although Clive Gauci equalized one minute from the end of the first half, Obaje notched the winner on the 77th.

In another match, a goal deep into stoppage time by Toraino Singleton enabled Melita to beat Rabat Ajax 1-0 at the Centenary Stadium.

Naxxar lead the way with 18 points, followed by Senglea on 17, Mqabba 16, Lija 13, Sirens, Rabat and Vittoriosa 10, Pietà, Qormi and Melita 9, Gharghur 8, Fgura 7, Zebbug and Marsa 6.