Malta Under-21 national coach Gilbert Agius named a twenty three man squad ahead of the UEFA Under-21 Championship Group C qualifiers. A group which features Spain, Russia, Slovakia, Northern Ireland and Lithuania apart from Malta.
The first match for Gilbert Agius’ side is against Northern Ireland at the Centenary Stadium on Friday. Four days later, on September 7, Malta plays Russia at the Arena Khimki – a city in the outskirts of Moscow.
The players selected by Agius are:
goalkeepers Dylan Ciappara (Mosta), Duncan Formosa (Gudja), Amara Sylla (Birkirkara);
defenders Glenn Attard (Pembroke), Matthew Ellul (Hibernians), Christian Gauci (Valletta), Karl Mohnani (Melita), Owen Spiteri (Floriana), Carlo Zammit Lonardelli (Sirens);
midfielders Ayrton Attard (Hibernians), Jean Paul Attard (San Gwann), Emerson Camilleri (Santa Lucia), Aleandro Garzia (Floriana) , Marcus Grima (Balzan), Adam Magri Overend (Floriana), Liam Mckay (Santa Lucia), Andreas Vella (Santa Lucia) ;
forwards Jamie Carbone (Santa Lucia), Jake Engerer (Sliema), Jeremy Micallef (Valletta), Bradley Sciberras (Floriana), Jamie Sixsmith (St. Andrews), Mattia Veselji (Floriana).