BOV Division 2: Swieqi retain top spot as two games end in draws

Swieqi United retained the top spot in the BOV Second Division at the end of the first round after the two matches in programme at the Luxol Stadium on Sunday ended in draws.

The clash between Siggiewi and Santa Lucia – two of the teams chasing Swieqi – ended in a 1-1 draw. Ian Montanaro put Siggiewi ahead on the 66th minute but Kevin Camilleri levelled matters one minute from time.

In another match, Fgura United held Gudja United in a 1-1 draw. Anthony Ewurum gave Gudja the lead after just two minutes but Thomas Grech equalised two minutes in the second half.

Swieqi lead the way with 24 points, followed by Gudja, Santa Lucia and Siggiewi on 23, Kalkara 22, Marsaxlokk 18, Fgura, Birzebbuga and Mgarr 17, Luqa 11, Attard 9, St. George’s 5 and Gharghur 1. St. George’s had two points deducted.