FA Trophy third round kicks-off this week

New-FA-Trophy-smallThe third round of the FA Trophy kicks-off this week with two games on Tuesday and another three on Wednesday.

In the first match on Tuesday, First Division side Senglea Athletic takes on Hibernians. Senglea, who reached this stage after defeating Gozitan side Xaghra United 7-1 in the second round are currently second in the BOV First Division. The Paolites also lie in second place in the BOV Premier League.

In the second match, St. Andrews take on Birkirkara in an all-Premier League clash. The two teams met twice this season in the BOV Premier League with Birkirkara winning the first round clash 4-0 and the second round clash ending in a 1-1 draw.

On Wednesday, First Division side Marsa take on Xewkija Tigers. Marsa defeated another Gozitan side in the second round as they beat Kercem Ajax on penalties following a 3-3 draw. Xewkija, on the other hand, defeated Qala Saints 6-0 and First Division side Qormi 4-1.

Pietà Hospurs face Lija Athletic in a clash between two First Division sides. Pietà Hotspurs defeated Third Division side Kirkop United 1-0 while Lija Athletic beat Gozitans St. Laurence Spurs 5-0 in the previous round.

On the other hand, Sliema Wanderers meet Mosta. The two teams met in the first round of the BOV Premier League last month with the game ending in a 1-1 draw.

Date Time Venue Fixture
Tue-29-Nov 18:00 Victor Tedesco Stadium Senglea Athletic vs Hibernians
Tue-29-Nov 20:15 Victor Tedesco Stadium St. Andrews vs Birkirkara
Wed-30-Nov 19:00 Centenary Stadium Marsa vs Xewkija Tigers
Wed-30-Nov 18:00 Victor Tedesco Stadium Pietà Hotsprus vs Lija Athletic
Wed-30-Nov 20:15 Victor Tedesco Stadium Sliema Wanderers vs Mosta
Wed-07-Dec 19:00 Sannat Ground SK Victoria Wanderers vs Mgarr United
Tue-13-Dec 14:00 Centenary Stadium Floriana vs Birzebbuga St. Peter’s
Tue-13-Dec 16:15 Centenary Stadium Gharghur vs Tarxien Rainbows
Tue-13-Dec 14:00 Luxol Stadium Swieqi United vs Qrendi
Tue-13-Dec 16:15 Luxol Stadium Siggiewi vs Mqabba
Wed-14-Dec 18:00 Centenary Stadium Sirens vs Pembroke Athleta
Wed-14-Dec 20:15 Centenary Stadium Vittoriosa Stars vs Gzira United
Wed-14-Dec 18:00 Sannat Ground Victoria Hotspurs vs Ghajnsielem
Wed-14-Dec 18:00 Victor Tedesco Stadium Valletta vs San Gwann
Wed-14-Dec 20:15 Victor Tedesco Stadium Balzan vs Zebbug Rangers
Wed-11-Jan 19:00 Gozo Stadium Nadur Youngsters vs Hamrun Spartans