BOV National Amateur League: Mdina, Sta. Venera register first wins

Mdina Knights and Sta. Venera Lightnings registered their first wins in Group B of the National Amateur League on Sunday.

At the Luxol Stadium, a brace by Fabio Attard handed Sta. Venera a 2-0 win over Kirkop United who now lie at the bottom of the table with one point. Attard converted a penalty on the 74th and doubled the score four minutes in added time.

On the other hand, at the Sirens Stadium, a goal by former Mellieha player Daniel Saliba on the 13th minute handed Mdina Knights a narrow win over Mellieha.

In Group A, in a match at the Sirens Stadium, Ta’ Xbiex came back from three goals down to hold Msida St. Joseph in a 3-3 draw. Watson Fabrice Hounkpe put Msida ahead on the 12th minute and Gianluca Tanti doubled the score three minutes later. Hounkpe added another six minutes from the end of the first half. However, Ta’ Xbiex reduced the gap on the 61st thanks to Aidan Micallef, Mauro Busuttil scored a second goal on the 67th and eight minutes from time, Ryan Polidano notched the equaliser.

At the Luxol Stadium, Xghajra Tornados and Dingli Swallows in a 1-1 draw. Gaynor D’Amato put Xghajra ahead three minutes in the second half but Domenico Marsala equalised on the 67th.