Victoria Hotspurs hit eight past Munxar

Victoria Hotspurs registered an impressive 8-0 win over Munxar in a match from the BOV Gozo Football League First Division at the Gozo Stadium on Sunday. A win which keeps the Hotspurs six points clear of Nadur Youngsters.

Ferdinando Apap put the Hotspurs ahead on the 11th minute and five minutes later, Emiliano Lattes doubled the score. Elton da Silva made it 3-0 on the 18th and seven minues from the end of the first half, Shaun Bajada scored a fourth goal. Elton da Silva scored twice on the 55th and 58th and four minutes later, Henrique Maciel increased the lead further. Elton da Silva converted a penalty on the 69th to make it 8-0.

In another match on Sunday, Kercem Ajax claimed three important points in a 3-2 win over Xewkija Tigers to join Gharb Rangers and Munxar Falcons on the 14-point mark. Halleson Tiago Barbosa Honorato converted a penalty to put Xewkija ahead on the 17th but Andrea Debrincat equalised on the 67th while Thomas Vella scored on the 70th and 81st to put Kercem 3-1 ahead. Mark Dingli reduced the gap for the Tigers in added time.

On Saturday, Nadur Youngsters defeated Ghajnsielem 5-0 courtesy of Lucas Barreto da Silva on the 3rd, Leiner Garcia Panesso on the 7th and 70th and Marcelo Barbosa on the 43rd and 68th.

In another match, SK Victoria Wanderers and Gharb Rangers shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Hugo Santa Rosa Cruz put Gharb ahead on the 65th but two minutes later, Aud-Gustine James Obaje equalised. Manuel Gauci restored the lead for the Rangers on the 83rd but deep into stoppage time, Moussa Bamba levelled matters.