National Amateur Cup: Melita, Zabbar reach quarter-finals

Melita and Zabbar St. Patrick were the last two teams to reach the quarter-finals of the National Amateur Cup, therefore joining Mellieha, Msida St. Joseph, Siggiewi, Kalkara United, Zurrieq and Birzebbuga St. Peter’s, as they registered wins over Ghaxaq and Mgarr United respectively in matches from the Round of 16 at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.

A goal by Michele Vella four minutes from the end of the first half handed Zabbar St. Patrick.

On the other hand, Melita beat Ghaxaq 2-0 courtesy of a Michael Cachia penalty on the 38th and a goal by Nigel Rizzo three minutes later.

The draws for the quarter-finals will be held on Thursday at 12:30.

National Amateur Cup Results & Fixtures