BOV Division 1: Impressive win for Naxxar over Żejtun

Naxxar Lions registered an impressive 4-1 win over in-form Żejtun Corinthians at the Victor Tedesco Stadium in one of the two BOV First Division matches in programme on Friday.

Joel Ellul put Naxxar ahead on the 9th minute and Saturday Nanapere doubled the score on the 21st. Johan Castano pulled one back for Żejtun on the half-hour but Edson Farias scored twice on the 81st and 84th to seal the issue.

Meanwhile at the Luxol Stadium, a brace by Alexsandro Ferreira dos Santos on the 7th and the 13th handed Mqabba a 2-0 win over Marsa at the Luxol Stadium. The first win for Mqabba after a disappointing run of nine matches without a win.

Sirens lead the way with 36 points, followed by Santa Lucia on 30, Gudja 29, Naxxar 26, Zejtun and Swieqi 23, Lija 22, Vittoriosa 19, Pembroke and Qrendi 17, Mqabba 16, Zebbug 15, San Gwann 13 and Marsa 5.