Champions Birkirkara registered their tenth win in as many matches in the BOV Women’s League with Swieqi United keeping the pace with the leaders thanks to a fine win over Mgarr United.
At the Centenary Stadium, Birkirkara beat Kirkop United 4-1.
Two goals towards the end of the first half paved the way for the Stripes as Raina Giusti put them ahead on the 42nd and Christabel Oppong doubled the score on the 44th. Veronique Mifsud increased the lead on the 61st and although Rodianne Zerafa pulled one back on the 74th, Yasmeen-Marie Bajada made it 4-1 three minutes from time.
B’KARA Janice Xuereb, Gabriella Zahra, Ann-Marie Said, Stephania Farrugia (Ileana Farrugia), Tracy Teuma (Izabella Camilleri), Alishia Sultana, Christabel Oduro, Raina Giusti (Mariah Sciberras), Veronique Mifsud, Mariah Cardona (Michela Felice), Yasmeen-Marie Bajada.
KIRKOP Maria Abdilla (Raisa Costantino), Liis Pello, Celine Galea, Thea Difesa, Liivi Sormus (Aleksandra Georgieva), Kathryn Ellul (Sarah Urpani), Rodianne Zerafa, Alessia Caschetto (Ingrid Psaila), Rosalie Borg Cauchi, Mirea Ellul, Rossella D’Antuono.
Referee: George Anthony Attard
In the big match for this week, Swieqi United defeated Mgarr United 4-0 at the Centenary Stadium in a clash between the two teams who were sharing second place.
Kayleigh Chetcuti handed Swieqi the lead on the 6th minute and seven minutes later, Dorianne Theuma doubled the score. Ruth Steer-Chetham made it 3-0 six minutes from the end of the first half. Eight minutes from time, Shona Zammit sealed the issue with a fourth goal.
SWIEQI Jodie Attard, Dorianne Theuma, Kayleigh Chetcuti (Elena Sissons), Jade Flask, Emma Xuereb, Ruth Steer-Chetham (Jessica Lee Dimech), Shona Zammit, Charlene Zamit, Jade Schembri, Chloe Ann Ellul (Demi Magrin), Chantelle Grech.
MGARR Patricia Ebejer, Maia Melanie Debono (Emma Zammit), Yolande Attard (Abigail Camilleri), Francesca Chircop, Nicole Cutajar, Jasmine Vella Turner, Leanne Cefai, Rodiana Borg, Rebecca Bajada, Brenda Borg, Amber Grech (Angelique Schembri).
Referee: Joseph Scerri
In another match, Raiders Gharghur defeated Mosta 4-0 at the Mgarr Ground.
Sarah Caruana put Raiders ahead on the 38th and three minutes later, Michela Bonello Ghio doubled the score. Leanne Micallef made it 3-0 on the 62nd with Anna Aloisio adding another seven minutes from time.
RAIDERS Justyne Caruana (Giulia D’Antuono), Rebecca Vella, Georgiana Mifsud, Michela Bonello Ghio (Alicia Mifsud), Maya Lucia, Leanne Micallef, Sarah Vella Barberi (Sara Bonello Ghio), Nell Zarb Cousin (Larissa Debono), Sarah Caruana (Naomi Blundell), Anna Aloisio, Monique Sultana.
MOSTA Maria Xuereb (Melaniya Micallef), Shania Borg, Adele Calleja, Daniela Camilleri, Yulya Carella, Martina Schembri, Leah Alice Ayres (Amy Galea), Jessica Farrugia Cross (Kelsey Borg), Janice Spiteri (Nicole Saliba), Kylie Pantalleresco, Leona Vella.
Referee: Andrea Naudi