BOV Division 1: Qormi revive promotion hopes

After dropping seven points in a defeat to Zebbug and draws with Gharghur and Rabat, Qormi returned to winning ways on Sunday as they came from behind to beat Vittoriosa Stars 2-1 in one of the two BOV First Division matches in programme at the Victor Tedesco Stadium. A win which puts them just one point behind fourth-placed Mqabba.

Petar Mrvic put the Stars ahead on the 21st minute and eight minutes later, Yannick Yankam equalised. Michael Camilleri notched the winner five minutes from time.

In another match, Sirens and Melita shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Axl Xuereb gave Melita the lead on the 4th minute but Daniel Agius levelled matters on the 24th. Xuereb restored the lead for the Amateurs one minute from half-time and seven minutes from time, Agius once again equalised for Sirens.

Naxxar and Lija lead the way on 48 points, followed by Senglea on 47, Mqabba 44, Qormi 43, Vittoriosa 36, Pietà 32, Sirens and Melita 31, Zebbug 27, Marsa 25, Rabat 23, Gharghur 17 and Fgura 15.