Futsal: Comfortable wins for title contenders

Luxol St Andrews and Valletta started their league campaign on a high as they scored massive wins on match day 1 of the Enemed National Futsal League. Both teams are considered as firm favourites for the championship.

Luxol found no difficulty in beating Naxxar Futsal 10-0. Mark Zammit, Andy Mangion and Maicon helped themselves with a hat-trick while Carl Azzopardi, Celino Alves, Melvin Borg and Hebberth Bolt also put their names on the score sheet.

Valletta registered an 11-0 win over Marsaskala. Zvezdan Vukovic and Karl Sciortino each scored a hat-trick while Aaron Montebello notched a brace. Luke Gatt, Rodney Debono and Steven Camilleri scored the other goals for the Citizens.

Ta’ Xbiex Futsal beat Żurrieq Futsal 8-1. The winners were determined to get the three points as veteran striker Glenn Bonello was in inspirational form after notching a hat-trick with Stefi Cale helping himself with a brace. Meanwhile Jonathan Caruana, Dexter O’Brien and Nigel Borg also hit the target.

University of Malta had a comfortable 4-0 win over debutants Siġġiewi. Bruno Fernandes was twice on target for the students’ while Dale Valletta and Dylan Mintoff completed the score for their team.

Mellieħa opened their account for season 2021/22 with a 5-2 win against St George’s. Nippy striker Ervin Rigo was three times on the mark while Dusan Petrovic and Gregory Busuttil were also on target. St Georges scored their two goals through Ivan Jovanovic and Matthew Scicluna.