Floriana claim Mosta Tournament

Floriana FC won the Mosta Summer Tournament after defeating newly-promoted Sirens 3-1 in the final at the Charles Abela Stadium on Monday.

Kristian Keqi (pen), Matias Garcia and Ulises Arias scored the three goals for the Greens.

Eight teams took part in the tournament, namely Balzan, Mosta, Santa Lucia and Tarxien Rainbows in Group A, Floriana, Mosta Trialists, Senglea Athletic and Sirens in Group B.

In Group A, Santa Lucia emerged as winners after defeating Tarxien Rainbows 2-0, a goalless draw with Mosta and a 2-0 win over Balzan. Mosta placed second following a 1-3 defeat to Balzan, the draw with Santa Lucia and a comfortable 5-0 win over Tarxien. In the other game in the group, Tarxien defeated Balzan 1-0.

On the other hand, in Group B, Floriana drew 2-2 with Senglea Athletic, defeating Mosta Trialists 1-0 and Sirens 4-0. Sirens took second place thanks to a 4-1 win over Mosta Trialists and a 1-0 win over Senglea, apart from the defeat to Floriana. Senglea, on the other hand, defeated Mosta Trialists 3-2 in the other match.

The two semi-finals ended in draws with penalty shoot-outs determining the winners. Sirens vs Santa Lucia ended in a 1-1 draw with Sirens winning 7-6 on penalties while Mosta vs Floriana ended in a 2-2 draw with the Greens winning 4-1 on penalties.