BOV Amateur League: Melita close in on promotion

Melita moved another step closer to promotion as they registered the ninth win in as many matches in Group C of the BOV National Amateur League at the Sirens Stadium on Sunday.

Michael Cachia converted a penalty on the 26th minute. Four minutes in the second half, Aidan Mizzi doubled the score. Julian Spiteri converted a penalty on the 58th to reduce the gap but Matthew Debattista made it 3-1 three minutes from time.

In another match at the Sirens Stadium, Dingli Swallows defeated Sta. Venera Lightnings 4-1.

Giuseppe Versace put Dingli ahead on the 5th minute and a brace by Ion Alin Margarit on the 56th and 61st handed them a three-goal lead. James Borg converted a penalty for the Lightnings on the 69th but four minutes from time, Daniel Cilia scored a fourth goal for Dingli.

In Group B, Luqa St. Andrew’s regained the top spot thanks to a 2-0 win over Rabat Ajax at the Luxol Stadium courtesy of Lydon Sciberras on the 9th minute and Julian Camilleri on the hour.

In another match at the Luxol Stadium, a goal by Luca Casha on the 16th minute handed Mtarfa a narrow win over Mdina Knights.