BOV Division 1: Marsa, Melita share spoils in 4-4 draw

Melita bowed out of the BOV First Division with a 4-4 draw with Marsa in one of the two matches in programme at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Friday.

Marko Platisa put Marsa ahead on the 8th minute and converted a penalty on the 17th to double the score. An own goal reduced the gap for Melita on the 29th and Luke Mifsud equalised on the 45th. Emilio Cornago San Pedro put the Amateurs ahead for the first time on the 56th minute but goals by Paul Lapira on the 67th and Marko Platisa on the 82nd turned the score in Marsa’s favour. However Julian Abela levelled matters on the 90th.

In another match, Pembroke Athleta defeated Sirens 2-0. Christian Camilleri put Pembroke ahead on teh 74th minute and Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza doubled the score two minutes later.

Qormi lead the way with 56 points, followed by Pietà on 52, Zejtun 48, Mqabba 46, Zebbug 44, San Gwann 42, Vittoriosa 35, Pembroke 31, Sirens and Marsa 28, Qrendi 26, Zabbar 23, Melita 19 and Rabat 5.