Winning start for Malta Under-16 against Armenia

Malta made a positive start to the UEFA European Boys Youth Under-16 Development Mini-Tournament after beating Armenia 1-0 in their opening game at the Centenary Stadium.

Captain Shaun Dimech scored the winning goal with a direct free-kick from outside the box after just five minutes.

Silvio Vella’s boys face Andorra in their second encounter on Friday. The match, at the Centenary Stadium, kicks off at 15:00.

Malta’s final match is against Gibraltar on Sunday.

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Starting line-up: Amara Sylla, Jake Ghio, Shaun Cassar, Liam McKay, Carlo Zammit Lonardelli, Shaun Dimech, Ryan Tonna, Jamie Sixsmith, Alexander Satariano, Clyde Bouvet, Christian Gauci.
Substitutes: Andrè Spiteri, Sebastian Grech, Ethan Letheridge, Andreas Vella, Russel Vella, Bradley Sciberras, Matthew Portelli, Sheldon Pisani, Paul Mbong.