BOV Division 1: Pietà move closer to promotion

Pietà Hotspurs moved a step closer to promotion thanks to a 2-0 win over Zabbar St. Patrick as Mqabba and Zejtun Corinthians shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw in the two matches from the BOV First Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.

The Hotspurs claimed the three points courtesy of a brace by Gabriel Mensah on the 24th and 41st. On the other hand, it was a late goal by Saturday Nanapere which enabled Zejtun Corinthians to rescue a point in the game against Mqabba after the latter had taken the lead five minutes in the second half thanks to Noah Olawole Ojuola.

Qormi lead the way with 50 points, followed by Pietà on 49, Zejtun 45, Mqabba 43, Zebbug 41, San Gwann 39, Vittoriosa 35, Pembroke 28, Qrendi 26, Sirens 25, Marsa 21, Zabbar 20, Melita 15 and Rabat 5.