Naxxar Lions registered a most comfortable 5-1 win over St. George’s in a match from the BOV Challenge League at the Centenary Stadium on Sunday.
Erikys da Silva Ferreira opened the score on the 10th minute and six minutes later, Edson Cerqueira Farias made it 2-0. Erikys da Silva put Naxxar three goals ahead seven minutes from the end of the first half Bruno Bryan Gomes dos Reis pulled one back for St. George’s but Erikys da Silva made it 4-1 on the 80th and Mark Fenech added another three minutes in added time.
Ibrahim Salis notched a hat-trick as Swieqi United came from behind to defeat Fgura United 3-1 at the Centenary Stadium. Gilbert Martin put Fgura ahead on the 29th but just before the end of the first half, Salis levelled matters. Salis scored again six minutes in the second half, adding another on the hour.
In another match at the Centenary Stadium, San Gwann and Marsaxlokk shared the spoils in a goalless draw.
Qrendi kept the pace with third-placed Swieqi thanks to a 1-0 win over Qormi at the Victor Tedesco Stadium courtesy of Daniel Mariano Bueno with a goal on the 51st.
In another match at the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Pieta’ Hotspurs defeated Vittoriosa Stars 2-1. James Scicluna converted a penalty to put the Hotspurs ahead and another penalty, this time converted by Ali Oularbi, levelled matters for Vittoriosa on the 33rd. Jose Lucas Caetano da Silva notched the winner on the 67th minute.