Sixty seven teams, including all Gozitan clubs, will be taking part in this year’s edition of the FA Trophy. Taking part for the first time in the competition are Gozitan side Zebbug Rovers.
Sixteen teams from Third Division and Gozo will take part in Preliminary Round. The eight teams which qualify plus the remaining teams take part in the First Round while the teams who qualify from the first round will be joined by First Division and Second Division teams in the Second Round.
The Preliminary Round matches are scheduled for September 1 and 2 and the First Round will be played on September 8 and 9. Second Round matches will be played between the 26th and 28th October.
The third round which will also feature Premier Division clubs will be played between the 30th November and 2nd December. Fourth round matches are scheduled for January 26 and 27, quarter finals for February 23/24, semi-finals for May 4/5 and the final for May 11.
1. St Lawrence S. vs Ghaxaq
2. Munxar F. vs Nadur Y.
3. Sannat L. vs Ta’ Xbiex
4. Marsaskala vs Dingli S.
5. Oratory Y. vs Ghajnsielem
6. Victoria H. vs Msida SJ
7. Qala S. Vs Gharghur
8. SK Victoria W. vs Mtarfa
9. Qala/Gharghur vs Xaghra U.
10. Marsaskala/Dingli vs Sannat/Ta’ Xbiex
11. SKVW/Mtarfa vs St Lawrence/Ghaxaq
12. Kirkop U. vs Kercem A.
13. Oratory/Ghajnsielem vs Xewkija T.
14. Zebbug Rovers vs Mdina K.
15. Zurrieq vs Munxar/Nadur
16. Gharb R. vs Xghajra T.
17. Victoria H/Msida vs Attard
18. Gudja U. vs Sirens
19. Melita vs Swieqi U.
20. Marsaskala/Dingli/Sannat/Ta’ Xbiex vs Qrendi
21. St. George’s vs Lija A.
22. Sta. Venera L. vs Pembroke A.
23. Zebbug Rangers vs Marsaxlokk
24. Naxxar L. vs Zejtun C.
25. Victoria H/Msida/Attard vs Siggiewi
26. Mellieha vs Kalkara
27. Kirkop/Kercem vs Vittoriosa S.
28. Zebbug Rovers/Mdina vs Gharb/Xghajra
29. Luqa SA vs Rabat A.
30. Fgura U. vs SKVW/Mtarfa/St Lawrence/Ghaxaq
31. Santa Lucia vs Birzebbuga SP
32. Mgarr U. vs San Gwann
33. Oratory/Ghajnsielem/Xewkija vs Mqabba
34. Zabbar SP vs Zurrieq/Munxar/Nadur
35. Marsa vs Qala/Gharghur/Xaghra