Holders Balzan drawn with Pietà in FA Trophy quarter-finals

Holders Balzan were drawn with Pieta’ Hotspurs in the quarter-finals of the FA Trophy while last season’s finalists Valletta were paired with Gudja United. The draws were held on Friday at the Trophies Lounge.

In the other two quarter-finals, leaders Floriana face Birkirkara while Hibernians were drawn with Hamrun Spartans.

The quarter-finals are scheduled for Saturday 29 February and Sunday March 1.

Floriana vs Birkirkara
Balzan vs Pietà Hotspurs
Valletta vs Gudja United
Hibernians vs Hamrun Spartans

Leaders Floriana reached this stage after defeating Melita 6-1 and Senglea Athletic 2-0 after extra-time. Birkirkara beat Nadur Youngsters 1-0 and Mosta 2-1.

Balzan defeated San Gwann 3-0 and Santa Lucia 2-0 while Pietà beat St. George’s 4-1, Mqabba 3-0 and Xewkija Tigers 2-1.

Valletta eliminated St. Andrews and Sirens, beating them 4-0 and 4-1 respectively. On the other hand, Gudja beat Lija Athletic 3-0 and Victoria Hotspurs 3-1.

Hibernians beat Zejtun Corinthians 3-0 and Pembroke Athleta 4-0 while Hamrun Spartans defeated Tarxien Rainbows 2-1 and Swieqi United 3-1.