The Malta women’s Under-19 side lost 1-2 to Romania in the third and final friendly match between the two teams at the MFA Training Grounds.
These friendly matches were part of the team’s preparations ahead of the UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship qualifiers against England, Slovakia and hosts Croatia.
Chloe Ann Ellul put Malta ahead on the 54th minute but Madalina Marinescu equalised on the 62nd and Cosmina Rosu notched the winner one minute from time.
The two teams Malta drew 3-3 in the first match on Tuesday while in the second match on Thursday, Romania won 3-1.
Photo: Copyright © Joe Borg
MALTA Jodie Attard, Leanne Cefai, Valentina Rapa, Jessica Dimech, Cherise Zammit, Rohanne Zahra, Celeste Grech, Kayleigh Chetcuti (46′ Chloe Ann Ellul), Samantha Zarb (46′ Shakira Bugeja), Nicole Sciberras, Demi Magrin (46′ Michela Bonello Ghio).
ROMANIA Szidonia Salamon, Melinda Naov, Daniela Mates, Raluca Borodi (46′ Otilia Durla), Dana Neocea, Ana-Maria Vladulescu, Madalina Marinescu, Carmen Marcu, Gencoina Golonan (46′ Julia Zamfir), Alexandra Tunnaia, Rosie Genoveva (46′ Cosmina Rosu).
Referee: Hristov Palikarov