BOV Division 1: Eighth win in a row for San Gwann

San Gwann maintained the challenge for promotion with an eighth win in a row as they defeated Rabat Ajax 5-1 in a match from the BOV First Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium. A result which condemned the Magpies to playing in Division 2 next season.

Stefano Grima’s side moves fourth, one point behind Pietà Hotspurs and Mqabba and one ahead of Zejtun Corinthians.

Sergio Hili opened the score on the 11th minute and Kyle Gatt made it 2-0 on the 23rd. Three minutes later, Mario Andre Arieta Suarez scored a third. Substitute Petar Kanzurov increased the lead on the 55th and although one minute later, Nikolai Attard pulled one back for Rabat, Alan Borg added another for San Gwann on the 69th.

Qormi lead the way with 47 points, followed by Pietà and Mqabba on 40, San Gwann 39, Zejtun on 38, Zebbug 35, Vittoriosa 33, Qrendi 26, Pembroke and Sirens 21, Zabbar 19, Marsa 18, Melita 14 and Rabat 5.