BOV Amateur League: Mgarr hit six past Ta’ Xbiex

Four matches from the BOV National Amateur League were played in programme on Sunday with Mgarr United and Msida St. Joseph obtaining comfortable wins.

In Group A, Mgarr United defeated Ta’ Xbiex 6-1 at the Luxol Stadium.Zack Camilleri put Mgarr ahead after just six minutes and Jamie Lee Micallef scored twice on the 23rd and 27th with Aaron Sammut making it 4-0 on the 31st. Andrew Xuereb pulled one back for Ta’ Xbiex two minutes from the end of the first half. However, Clayton Borg increased the lead on the hour with Aaron Sammut adding another on the 72nd.

In another match from Group A at the Luxol Stadium, Marsaskala beat Ghaxaq 2-0 courtesy of Adrian Bonavia on the 19th and Warren Zerafa on the 66th.

In Group B, Msida St. Joseph defeated Mdina Knights 4-1 at the Sirens Stadium. Timothy Thomas converted a penalty on the 5th minute, Lian Xuereb doubled the score on the 17th with Thomas scoring another two goals on the 19th and 37th. Kurt Drakard scored a consolation goal for Mdina on the 65th.

In Group C, Kirkop United and Dingli Swallows shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Ayrton Buhagiar handed Kirkop the lead on the 9th but Andrew Scerri equalised on the 27th. Buhagiar made it 2-1 on the 36th but an own goal one minute from time enabled Dingli to level matters.