Winning start for Under-17s in Trofeo Nereo Rocco

The Malta Under-17 national team defeated HNK Rijeka of Croatia 4-2 in the first match from Group A of the Trofeo Rocco in Visco, Italy.

Momeiloski put Rijeka ahead on the 5th minute and although Russell Caruana equalised on the 15th, Momeiloski restored the lead on the 21st. However, in the second half, the Maltese scored three thanks to Sven Xerri, Russell Caruana and Kian Leonardi.

On Saturday, Malta will be in action once again, facing Udinese in Cussignacco.