Xewkija Tigers claim First Division Knock-Out

Xewkija Tigers won the first honour of the season in Gozitan football as they defeated Oratory Youths 3-0 in the final of the First Division Knock-Out at the Gozo Stadium on Friday.

A brace by Thiago Melo dos Santos on the 34th and 43rd gave the Tigers a two-goal lead before the end of the first half. The Brazilian added another one minute from time when he converted a penalty after Javier Polo Longarela was sent off for the Youths. In added time, Gennaro Hili was sent off for Xewkija.

Meanwhile in the Second Division Knock-Out, Munxar Falcons defeated Qala Saints 2-1.

Gabriel Sillato put Qala ahead on the 33rd minute but Elijah Xuereb equalised three minutes from the end of the first half and Oliver Curmi notched the winner on the 65th.