BOV Division 3: Kalkara move top as Sta. Venera lose to Dingli

Kalkara moved top in the BOV Third Division after defeating Marsaskala 4-0 at the Sirens Stadium while Sta. Venera Lightnings lost to Dingli Swallows.

Ryan Sell put Kalkara ahead on the 3rd minute, Timmy Thomas scored twice on the 13th and 18th with Benjamin Ayuba scoring the fourth on the 53rd.

At the Charles Abela Stadium, a goal by Luke Galea seven minutes in the second half gave Dingli Swallows a shock win over Sta. Venera.

Zurrieq registered a narrow win over Msida St. Joseph at the Charles Abela Stadium thanks to a goal after just two minutes by Josef Felice.

Mdina Knights registered a comfortable 5-1 win over Mtarfa at the Luxol Stadium. Ironically Omar Smeir put Mtarfa ahead on the 2nd minute but Matthew Fenech equalized on the 38th, Kurt Farrugia made it 2-1 on the 42nd, Ayrton Buhagiar 3-1 on the 45th and in added time, Dylan Mintoff scored the fourth goal. Four minutes from time, Matthew Fenech added another for the Knights.

Santa Lucia defeated Ta’ Xbiex 3-1 at the Luxol Stadium. Gaynor D’Amato put Santa Lucia ahead on the 45th minute. Andrew Xuereb equalised for Ta’ Xbiex on the 63rd but Sebastian Perdomo on the 71st and Gilbert Camilleri on the 88th handed Santa Lucia the three points.

Luqa St. Andrew’s and Kirkop United shared the spoils in a goalless draw

Kalkara lead the way with 19 points, followed by Sta. Venera on 17, Luqa and Santa Lucia 14, Msida and Kirkop 13, Mdina 12, Xghajra 11, Zurrieq and Dingli 9, Mtarfa and Ta’ Xbiex 3 and Marsaskala 0.