BOV Division 1: Winning start for newly-promoted Swieqi United

Newly-promoted Swieqi United had a perfect start in their BOV First Division campaign as they defeated San Gwann 3-1 in one of the two matches in programme at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Monday.

Substitute Mirco Vella was the hero for Swieqi with goals on the 77th, 82nd and 90th with Kyle Gatt temporarily reducing the gap for San Gwann on the 86th. 

In another match, Mqabba and Vittoriosa Stars shared the spoils in a goalless draw.