Birkirkara registered a most comfortable 17-0 win over Hibernians on Tuesday to retain their three-point at the top of the BOV Women’s League. Second-place Mġarr United and Swieqi United, who are in third, also won to remain in the hunt.
At the Charles Abela Stadium, Birkirkara found no difficulty in hitting seventeen goals past Hibernians with Ethiopian international Loza Abera scoring seven of the goals. The Stripes scored eight in the first half through Veronique Mifsud (15’ and 45’), Loza Abera Geinore (16’, 31’ and 43’), Gabriella Zahra (26’), Raina Giusti (33’) and Tracy Teuma (34’). In the second half, they scored another nine goals thanks to Loza Abera Geinore (56’, 79’, 80′ and 82’), Stephania Farrugia (53’ and 78’), Alishia Sultana (71’ and 75’) and Simone Buttigieg (85’).
HIBS Jennifer Mariee Galea (Aimee Chetcuti 49’); Francesca Borg (Alessia Abela 46’), Lorna Cassar ©, Julia Winkler, Sarah Cassar (Chanelle Sciberras 49’), Kirsty Paris (Shakira Bugeja 46’), Josianne Attard (Eliza Zammit 46’), Sarah Grech, Larissa Debono, Kelsey Ann Vella, Manuela Bogdanovic.
B’KARA Janice Xuereb; Gabriella Zahra (Mariah Sciberras 46’), Ann-Marie Said (Jelena Sakic 46’), Stephania Farrugia ©, Tracy Teuma, Alishia Sultana, Loza Abera Geinore, Raina Giusti (Samantha Zarb 46’), Veronique Mifsud (Simone Buttigieg 46’), Yasmeen Marie Vella (Martina Fenech 65’), Esther Douye Toikumo.
Referee: Rico Aquilina
Mgarr United defeated Kirkop United 4-1 at the Dingli Ground. Francesca Chircop put Mgarr ahead on the 10th minute and Haley Bugeja doubled the score on the 32nd. Just before theend of the first half, Chircop scored a third goal for Mgarr. Three minutes in the second half, Kirkop reduced the gap on the 48th minute but a Roxanne micallef penalty made it 4-1 four minutes from time.
KIRKOP Sharon Costantino ©; Emily Pace (Hermoine Micallef 26’) (Marica Zammit 80’), Sarah Urpani, Jasmine Grech, Liivi Sormus, Kathryn Ellul, Ingrid Psaila, Isabelle Mazzitelli, Alessia Caschetto, Tara Attard, Marie Claire Cilia.
MGARR Rachelle Lynn Borg; Haley Bugeja, Abigail Camilleri, Maia Debono, Jasmine Vella Turner, Francesca Chircop, Rebecca Bajada, Charlene Marie Cassia, Brenda Borg ©, Amber Grech, Claudette Xuereb (Roxanne Micallef 46’).
Referee: William Zerafa
Swieqi United beat Raiders Gharghur 4-0 at the Mgarr Ground. A goal by Kayleigh Chetcuti on the 11th minute paved the way for Swieqi who doubled the score one minute in the second half thanks to Jade Flask. Demi Magrin increased the lead on the 59th with Aleksandra Georgieva adding another two minutes later.
RAIDERS Jodie Attard; Michela Bonello Ghio, Andy Zammit Mizzi (Cristina Hili 65’), Rodianne Zerafa (Rohanne Zahra 73’), Maya Lucia (Gaia Antonelli 81’), Rebecca Naudi, Leanne Micallef (Sarah Vella Barberi 78’), Laura Chetcuti Dimech, Sarah Caruana, Anna Aloisio (Rosalie Cauchi 61’), Monique Sultana ©.
SWIEQI Vesna Vitanova ©; Aleksandra Georgieva (Krista Montfort 81’), Sonia Schembri, Jade Flask, Emma Xuereb (Amy Busuttil 78’), Ruth Steer-Chetham (Kelly Agius Pace 65’), Cassandra Camilleri (Demi Magrin 58’), Kayleigh Chetcuti, Charlene Zammit, Chloe Ann Ellul, Chantelle Grech.
Referee: Andrea Naudi
Meanwhile in the Women’s Under-19 League, leaders Swieqi United registered their eighth win as they beat Kirkop United 5-2. Mgarr United defeated Birkirkara 8-3. Mosta beat Hibernians 4-2 to stay third while Raiders GFC returned to winning ways courtesy of a 12-1 win over Mtarfa.
On the other hand, in the Women’s Under-15 League, leaders Swieqi maintained their perfect run with a 3-1 win over Raiders GFC. Birkirkara moved second thanks to an 8-0 win over Mtarfa while Zebbug Rangers joined Raiders GFC in third place as they beat Senglea Athletic 11-0. In another match, Mosta defeated Mgarr United 5-1.