The Malta women’s national team defeated the United Arab Emirates 4-0 in a friendly match at the Centenary Stadium on Thursday.
Dorianne Theuma put Malta ahead on the 13th minute and towards the end of the first half doubled the score thanks to Jade Flask. A Dorianne Theuma penalty in added time made it 3-0. Mid-way through the second half, Raina Giusti scored the fourth goal for Mark Gatt’s side.
Malta plays the UAE in another friendly match on Sunday, kick-off at 10:00, at the Centenary Stadium.
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MALTA Janice Xuereb (85′ Patricia Ebejer), Gabriella Zahra, Stefania Farrugia (84′ Andy Zammit Mizzi), Dorianne Theuma, Rachel Cuschieri, Martina Borg (46′ Raina Giusti); Shona Zammit, Jade Flask, Charlene Zammit (62′ Mandy Debono), Emma Xuereb (46′ Kim Parnis), Alishia Sultana (73′ Yasmeen Vella).
UAE Noura Almazrooei (89′ Badreyya Almansoori); Shamma Almansoori (71′ Manal Alhammadi), Ameena Alhosani (62′ Layla Almheiri), Nehal Abdelaziz, Naeema Juma (85′ Alreem Albaloshi), Salha Rashid, Afra Almheiri (90′ Eidah Ali Alshehhi), Nouf Aladwan, Alanoud Aladwan, Areej Alhammadi, Amal Al Rabeea (46′ Rawan Alhammadi).
Referee: Graziella Pirriatore (ITA)