Birkirkara took sole leadership in the BOV Women’s League as they registered two wins in four days to extend their perfect record to ten matches.
On Saturday, the Stripes found no difficulty in beating Mtarfa 12-0 at the Centenary Stadium, goals by Veronique Mifsud (5 and 44), Raina Giusti (11 and 34), Gabriella Zahra (14 and 27), Stephania Farrugia (30), Christabel Oppong Oduro (38 and 74), Tracy Teuma (54), Alishia Sultana (85) and Valentina Rapa (88).
MTARFA Krista Cortis, Samira Bouzid, Lorna-Maria Cassar, Sarah Cassar (Corinne Deguara), Nicole Grixti (Rebecca Zammit), Shakira Camilleri (Sarah Cassar Dymond), Silvanne Caruana, Kelsey Vella, Shania Marie Spiteri (Mariah Buhagiar), Darya Attard, Lised Vibiana Romero.
B’KARA Janice Xuereb, Gabriella Zahra (Martina Cortis), Stephania Farrugia, Mariah Sciberras, Alishia Sultana, Christabel Oppong Oduro, Raina Giusti, Veronique Mifsud (Tracy Teuma), Yasmeen-Marie Bajada (Valentina Rapa), Ileana Farrugia (Mariah Cardona), Izabella Camilleri (Ann Marie Said).
Referee: Vasil Vasilev
On the other hand, on Tuesday, it was a hard-fought win over Kirkop United at the Mgarr Ground which handed them the three points.
Rodianne Zerafa put Kirkop ahead on the 22nd but Gabriella Zahra equalised on the 24th and Tracy Teuma notched the winner three minutes from time.
KIRKOP Sharon Costantino (90′ Raisa Costantino), Liis Pello, Celine Galea, Thea Difesa, Sarah Urpani, Rossella D’Antuono, Kathryn Ellul, Rodianne Zerafa, Alessia Caschetto, Rosalie Borg Cauchi, Mirea Ellul (Marie Claire Cilia).
B’KARA Janice Xuereb, Gabriella Zahra, Ann-Marie Said, Stephania Farrugia, Tracy Teuma, Alishia Sultana, Raina Giusti, Veronique Mifsud, Yasmeen Marie Bajada, Michela Felice (Christabel Oppong Oduro), Mariah Cardona (Ileana Farrugia).
Referee: William Zerafa
Last week, Mgarr United defeated Raiders Gharghur 4-0 at the Centenary Stadium and are now second.
Francesca Chircop notched a hat-trick with goals on the 11th, 44th and 87th with Brenda Borg scoring the other goal on the 34th.
MGARR Patricia Ebejer (Christiana Pisani), Abigail Camilleri, Maia Melanie Debono, Francesca Chircop, Nicole Cutajar, Jasmine Vella Turner, Leanne Cefai, Rodiana Borg (Maria Mizzi), Rebecca Bajada (Yolande Attard), Brenda Borg (Angelique Schembri), Amber Grech.
RAIDERS Justyne Caruana (Giulia D’Antuono), Rebecca Vella, Georgiana Mifsud, Michela Bonello Ghio (Larissa Debono), Miriana Conti, Maya Lucia, Leanne Micallef, Sarah Vella Barberi (Cristina Hili), Sarah Caruana, Anna Aloisio (Cherise Zammit), Monique Sultana.
Referee: Raymond Tabone
Swieqi United returned to winning ways as they defeated Kirkop United 4-2 at the Mgarr Ground.
An own goal on the 31st minute put Swieqi ahead but Kirkop turned the score in their favour with a brace by Rodianne Zerafa on the 39th and 44th. Dorianne Theuma equalised on the 50th and Chloe Ann Ellul made it 3-2 on the 65th. Jade Flask sealed the issue with a fourth goal on the 86th,
SWIEQI Vesna Vitanova, Jessica Lee Dimech, Dorianne Theuma, Kayleigh Chetcuti, Jade Flask, Emma Xuereb (Demi Magrin), Ruth Steer Chetham (Chloe Ann Ellul), Shona Zammit, Charlene Zammit, Jade Schembri (Amy Busuttil), Chantelle Grech.
KIRKOP Sharon Costantino, Liis Pello, Celine Galea, Thea Difesa, Sarah Urpani, Rossella D’Antuono, Kathryn Ellil, Rodianne Zerafa, Alessia Caschetto, Rosalie Borg Cauchi, Mirea Ellul (Ingrid Psaila).
Referee: Jo-Anna Vassallo
In another match, Mosta defeated Mtarfa 3-0 at the Centenary Stadium.
Mtarfa goalkeeper Dorienne Grech was sent off on the 55th and Yulya Carella opened the score twelve minutes in the second half. Shania Borg made it 2-0 on the 63rd and two minutes from time, Leah Alice Ayres sealed the issue with a third goal.
MTARFA Dorienne Grech, Lorna-Maria Cassar, Martha Sammut (Samira Bouzid), Sarah Cassar, Nicole Grixti (Amy Mizzi gk), Shakira Camilleri, Kelsey Vella, Shania Spiteri, Rebecca Zammit (Silvanne Caruana), Darya Attard, Lised Vibiana Romero.
MOSTA Melaniya Micallef, Shania Borg (Kelsey Borg), Lynn Fenech, Adele Calleja (Leona Vella), Daniela Camilleri (Amy Galea), Yulya Carella, Martina Schembri, Leah Alice Ayres, Jessica Farrugia Cross, Janice Spiteri (Rachel Mifsud), Kylie Pantalleresco.
Referee: Roderick Micallef