Sirens crowned BOV First Division champions

After securing a historic promotion to the BOV Premier League and claiming the BOV First Division championship, Sirens ended their campaign with a narrow 1-0 win over Swieqi United at the Luxol Stadium on Friday.

A penalty by Marco Antonio Morgon Filho four minutes from time handed the St. Paul’s Bay side the three points.

MFA Vice-President Alex Manfre and Bank of Valletta St. Paul’s Bay branch Mananger Trudy Causon presented the medals an trophy to the Champions.

In another match, Pembroke Athleta and Zebbug Rangers shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw, goals by Joao Pedro Oliveira Santos for Pembroke on the 25th minute and Randall Vella on the 79th for Zebbug.

Sirens lead the way with 59 points, followed by Gudja on 49, Santa Lucia 45, Naxxar 42, Pembroke 40, Zebbug 37, Lija 35, Swieqi 34, Mqabba and Zejtun 32, Qrendi 29, Vittoriosa 28, San Gwann 22 and Marsa 5.