Pembroke Athleta through to FA Trophy round of 32

Pembroke Athleta secured a place in the Round of 32 of the FA Trophy thanks to a 3-1 win over St. George’s at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Tuesday.

Mattia Zarb put Pembroke ahead eight minutes from the end of the first half but eight minutes in the second half, Aaron Hili levelled matters. Pembroke rgained the lead thanks to David Boham Habiganuchi on the 74th minute and Abdeen Temitope Abdul sealed the issue with a third goal two minutes from time.

Qormi, Sannat Lions, Xagħra United and Swieqi United received a bye into the next round where they join Premier League clubs. The Round of 32 will be played between the 2nd and the 4th and between the 9th and 11th February.