BOV Division 1: Naxxar regain sole leadership thanks to fine win

BOV-First-DivisionNaxxar Lions regained sole leadership in the BOV First Division thanks to a fine 4-1 win over Rabat Ajax at the Centenary Stadium on Sunday.

Yuri de Jesus Messias put Naxxar ahead on the 4th minute and Duane Bonnici doubled the score on the 13th. Six minutes in the second half, Duane Bonnici made it 3-0 and although Ryan Micallef pulled one back for Rabat on the 62nd, Yuri de Jesus Messias scored the fourth goal seven minutes from time.

In another match, Mqabba were held in a goalless draw by Fgura United.

Naxxar lead the way with 21 points, followed by Senglea on 18, Lija and Mqabba 17, Vittoriosa 16, Qormi 15, Sirens 13, Pietà 12, Rabat 10, Melita and Marsa 9, Gharghur and Fgura 8 and Zebbug 6.