Naxxar Lions secured the services of thirty-three year old midfielder Manolito Micallef.
A product of Floriana, Micallef made his Premier League debut in season 2004/05. He had a spell with Lija Athletic before moving to Harun Spartans in summer 2008 and despite another transfer to Floriana two years later, he movedto Mosta in 2012. In January 2015, he re-joined Floriana on loan. On his return with Mosta, he spent six months with the club but joined Pembroke Athleta in the January 2016 transfer window. However last January, he re-joined Hamrun Spartans.
Meanwhile the Lions signed Tristan Nappa Licari. The 20-year old Valletta product who had spells with Zebbug Rangers and Gudja United played for Mellieha last season.
Naxxar had earlier signed Italian striker Francesco Serafino, Senegalese defender Ameth Lo, Moroccan left winger Hamza Kerroumi and Japanese midfielder Go Nagaoka.