BOV Challenge League: Naxxar Lions maintain perfect record

Naxxar Lions maintained a perfect record in Group A of the BOV Challenge League as they defeated San Gwann 1-0 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.

A penalty by Gilberto Carrara Martine Leite two minutes in the second half handed Naxxar the three points.

Zejtun Corinthians came from behind to defeat Marsaxlokk 3-1 at the Centenary Stadium.

Terence Vella converted a penalty on the 22nd minute to put Marsaxlokk ahead but two penalties by Jean Carlos Cloth Goncalves on the half hour and four minutes from the end of the first half turned the score in Zejtun’s favour. Cloth Goncalves scored another goal on the 57th minute.

In Group B, Senglea Athletic turned defeat into victory, beating Qrendi 3-2 at the Centenary Stadium.

Bydasser Sammut put Qrendi ahead on the 15th minute but Larson Mallia converted a penalty to level matters one minute in the second half. Sammut restored the lead for Qrendi on the 64th but goals by Mattia Zarb on the 73rd and Jairo Andres Tenorio Viveros one minute later handed Senglea the three points.

At the Victor Tedesco Stadium, goals by Yanis Tonna on the 26th, Stanimir Miloskovic on the 31st and a Gaetano Gesualdi penalty on the 57th handed Zebbug Rangers a 3-0 win over Swieqi United.

Darren Falzon put Tarxien ahead on the 22nd minute but a penalty by Joseph Farrugia levelled matters on ten minutes later with Luis Andre de Melo Lima handing St. Andrews the lead before half-time. However seven minutes in the second half, Wellington de Oliveira made it 2-2.