The BOV National Amateur League kicked-off on Friday with two matches at the Victor Tedesco Stadium from Group A.
In the first match, Zurrieq registered a comfortable 5-1 win over Mellieha.
Adrian Caruana handed Zurrieq the lead on the 16th minute and Andre Joe Cutajar doubled the score on the 22nd minute. Six minutes later, Erik Pietribiasi made it 3-0. Mellieha scored through Michael Micallef three minutes from the end of the first half but goals by Erik Pietribiasi on the 47th and Jean Paul Formosa on the 83rd extended the lead for Zurrieq.
In another match, Birzebbuga St. Peter’s defeated Gharghur 2-1.
Vinicius de Souza Ferreira put the Saints ahead on the 19th minute and a Shawn Vella penalty doubled the score on the 78th minute. Gharghur pulled one back a minute later thanks to an own goal.