Naxxar Lions returned to winning ways as they defeated Rabat Ajax 3-1 in a match from the BOV First Division on Friday. A win which enables Naxxar to regain the top spot, one point ahead of Senglea, three ahead of Lija and four ahead of Qormi and Mqabba.
Following a goalless first half, Naxxar managed to break the deadlock on the 58th minute thanks to Duane Bonnici. Yuri de Jesus Messias doubled the score on the 73rd and seven minutes later, Duane Bonnici added another. Ethan Jay Goodman pulled one back for Rabat six minutes from time.
Naxxar lead the way with 42 points, followed by Senglea on 41, Lija 39, Qormi and Mqabba 38, Vittoriosa 36, Sirens and Pietà 29, Melita, Zebbug and Marsa 24, Rabat 21, Fgura and Gharghur 15.