Women’s national team hosts Bosnia-Herzegovina

After beating Georgia 2-1 on Thursday to register the first ever win in a qualification round proper in the UEFA Women’s EURO, Malta hosts Bosnia-Herzegovina in another match from Group B at the Centenary Stadium on Thursday, kick-off at 18:30.

Malta is currently fourth in the group with four points, three ahead of Israel and four ahead of bottom-placed Georgia.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, on the other hand, lie in third place with four wins and two defeats. They defeated Georgia 7-1 at home, Malta 2-0 at home, Israel 3-1 away from home and Israel 1-0 at home and suffered two identical 2-0 defeats to Denmark and Italy away from home.

For this match, Malta coach Mark Gatt will be able to rely on Italian-based duo Nicole Sciberras and Shona Zammit who missed the game against Georgia.


Janice Xuereb (Birkirkara); Jodie Attard (Raiders Għargħur).

Stephania Farrugia, Ann-Marie Said, Alishia Sultana (all Birkirkara); Emma Lipman (Florentia San Gimignano – Italy); Charlene Zammit (Swieqi United); Nicole Sciberras (Juventus – Italy)

Gabriella Zahra, Veronique Mifsud (both Birkirkara); Rachel Cuschieri (PSV Vrouwen – Netherlands); Jade Flask, Dorianne Theuma, Emma Xuereb (all Swieqi United); Claudette Xuereb (Mġarr United); Shona Zammit (Pink Bari – Italy).

Brenda Borg (Mġarr United); Maria Farrugia (Sunderland AFC Ladies – England); Haley Bugeja (Mġarr United); Martina Borg (Sassari Torres – Italy).