BOV Division 1: Gudja United held by Lija

Gudja United dropped two points in the race for promotion as they were held in a 1-1 draw by Lija Athletic in a match from the BOV First Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Friday.

Koken Kuroki put Lija ahead on the 28th but Raphael Kooh Sohna equalised on the 74th,

In another match at the Luxol Stadium, Joseph JoJo Ogunnupe scored twice in the final ten minutes to hand Vittoriosa Stars a 2-0 win over Marsa. Ogunnupe converted a penalty on the 80th and scored a goal two minutes from time.

Sirens lead the way on 43 points, followed by Gudja on 39, Santa Lucia 32, Naxxar 27, Swieqi and Pembroke 26, Lija 26, Vittoriosa 25, Zejtun 23, Mqabba 22, Zebbug 21, San Gwann 19, Qrendi 17 and Marsa 5.