BOV Challenge League: San Gwann, Naxxar ease past St. George’s, Mqabba

San Gwann and Naxxar Lions registered comfortable wins while Swieqi United and Pieta’ Hotspurs won by just one goal in matches from the BOV Challenge League.

At the Centenary Stadium, San Gwann defeated St. George’s 4-0 in Group A.

Sjaak Kuyper put San Gwann ahead on the 34th and Skender Loshi scored twice on the 55th and 59th before Andrea Zammit converted a penalty on the 77th to seal victory.

At the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Naxxar Lions found no dificulty in beating Mqabba 5-0 in another match from Group A.

Steve Meilak opened the scoring on the 7th minute and Gilberto Carrara scored twice on the 16th and 18th to put Naxxar three goals ahead. In the second half, Samuel Saldanha scored on the 49th and 58th to extend the lead further.

In Group B, at the Centenary Stadium, a goal by Alan Schembri Wismayer on the 68th handed Swieqi United a narrow win over Fgura United.

On the other hand, Pieta’ Hotspurs defeated Zebbug Rangers 1-0 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium courtesy of a Yuto Moirita penalty on the 43rd.