BOV Women’s League: Birkirkara move top as they hit thirteen past Mtarfa

Leaders Birkirkara returned to winning ways as they defeated Mtarfa 13-0 in the BOV Women’s League at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.

Alishia Sultana opened the score on the 15th minute and Ruth Steer Chetham scored twice on the 17th and 22nd to take a three-goal lead. Sultana scored Birkirkara’s fourth on the 26th and Raina Giusti made it 5-0 on the 32nd.

In the second half, Birkirkara scored another eight goals, courtesy of Valentina Rapa on the 48th and 76th, Stephania Farrugia on the 53rd and 87th, Raina Giusti on the 67th and 84th, an own goal by Shania Marie Spiteri on the 72nd and Ruth Steer Chetham on the 90th.

MTARFA Dorienne Grech, Lorna Maria Cassar, Sarah Cassar, Sarah Cassar Dymond (Nicole Grixti), Brooke Zarb (Marie Claire Tabone), Kelsey Ann Vella, Julianne Camilleri (Corine Deguara), Shania Marie Spiteri (Marie Lou Camilleri), Rebecca Zammit, Darya Attard, Shakira Bugeja.

B’KARA Nina Dimech, Gabriella Zahra (Valentina Rapa), Ann-Marie Said (Mariah Cardona), Stephania Farrugia, Mariah Sciberras, Tracy Teuma (Martina Fenech), Alishia Sultana, Ruth Steer Chetham, Raina Giusti, Yasmeen Bajada (Izabella Camilleri), Charlene Zammit (Ileana Farrugia).

Referee: Stefania Bonnici

Swieqi United failed to keep the pace with the Stripes as they were held in a goalless draw by Raiders Lija at the Centenary Stadium on Tuesday.

RAIDERS Justyne Caruana, Rebecca Vella, Georgiana Mifsud, Sarah Caruana, Monique Sultana, Miriana Conti (Nell Zarb Cousin), Maya Lucia (Eva Codermatz), Gaia Antonelli (Sabrin Blihi), Michela Bonello Ghio, Leah Alice Ayres (Laura Muscat), Anna Aloisio.

SWIEQI Jodie Attard, Andy Zammit Mizzi, Chloe Ann Ellul, Dorianne Theuma, Kayleigh Chetcuti (Amy Busuttil), Jade Flask, Emma Xuereb, Simone Buttigieg (Mandy Debono), Shona Zammit, Jade Schembri, Kelly Agius Pace (Demi Magrin).

Referee: Michelle Mizzi

At the Mgarr Ground, Kirkop United beat San Gwann 3-1 at the Mgarr Ground.

Yulya Carella put San Gwann ahead on the 26th but one minute in added time, Sarah Urpani levelled matters. Aleksandra Georgieva made it 2-1 on the 52nd and Rodianne Zerafa sealed the issue with a third goal ten minutes from time.

KIRKOP Raisa Costantino, Ingrid Psaila, Celine Galea, Thea Difesa, Sarah Urpani, Mirea Ellul (Alessia Caschetto), Aleksandra Georgieva, Roxanne Micallef, Yolande Attard (Rodianne Zerafa), Rossella D’Antuono, Emma Zammit.

SAN GWANN Alayah Borg, Shania Borg (Sarah Cioffi), Annabelle Rapa (Janice Spiteri), Lara Mae Vella, Daniela Camilleri (Melissa Galea), Lynn Mifsud, Rhea Borg, Yulya Carella, Nicole Saliba, Francesca Zarb, Thresa Scicluna.

Referee: Olivia Tschon

Meanwhile Birkirkara maintained their perfect record with a 2-1 win over second-placed Raiders Lija.

Swieqi United joined Raiders in second place after beating Mgarr United 2-1. On the other hand, Kirkop United earned their first point after holding San Gwann in a 2-2 draw.

The Women’s Under-16 League kicked-off on Sunday with the first four matches.

Swieqi United registered a most comfortable 10-0 win over Mgarr United. Raiders Lija defeated San Gwann 7-2, Kirkop United beat Hibernians 5-1 while Birkirkara beat Mtarfa Zebbug 3-0.