BOV Division 1: Naxxar held by Melita

After losing to Mqabba in their previous outing, leaders Naxxar Lions dropped another two important points when they were held in a 1-1 draw by Melita in one of the two BOV First Division matches at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.

Joel Ellul put Naxxar ahead on the 87th minute and Michael Cachia equalised two minutes later.

Meanwhile Gharghur returned to winning ways as they defeated Marsa 1-0 courtesy of a goal by Isaac Chircop on the 68th minute.

Naxxar lead the way with 36 points, followed by Qormi on 34, Vittoriosa and Senglea 32, Lija and Mqabba 29, Sirens and Pietà 26, Zebbug 21, Marsa and Melita 20, Rabat 15, Fgura 14 and Gharghur 12.