BOV Division 1: Five-star Mqabba stun Zejtun

Mqabba registered a most impressive 5-1 win over Zejtun Corinthians in one of the two BOV First Division matches at the Centenary Stadium on Sunday. A win which enables them to keep the pace with leaders Qormi and second-placed Pietà Hotspurs.

Tomislav Trebovac put them ahead on the 6th minute and ten minutes later, the same player doubled the score. Gianfranco Micallef made it 3-0 on the 25th minute and five minutes from the end of the first half, Michael Borg converted a penalty to increase the lead further. Five minutes in the second half, Rennie Tanti added another with Yessous Camilleri scoring a consolation goal for Zejtun eleven minutes from time.

In another match, Zebbug Rangers defeated Marsa 5-0 thanks to goals by Aleksandar Kovacic on the 6th minute, Arilson Mello da Silva on the 27th, Kurt Zammit on the 54th, Steve Schembri on the 67th and Luke Gatt on the 88th.

Qormi lead the way with 26 points, followed by Pietà on 24, Mqabba 22, Vittoriosa 18, Zebbug and Zejtun 17, Sirens 16, San Gwann 14, Qrendi 13, Melita 10, Zabbar and Marsa 7, Pembroke and Rabat 4. Pembroke had ten points deducted.