BOV Challenge League: Naxxar make it eight wins in a row

Leaders Naxxar Lions made it eight wins in a row in Group A of the BOV Challenge League as they registered a narrow win over Rabat Ajax at the Centenary Stadium on Friday.

Jurgen Debono scored the all-important goal on the 61st minute.

Naxxar lead the way with 24 points, followed by Pembroke on 19, Zejtun and Melita 14, San Gwann 9, Lija and Marsaxlokk 7, Vittoriosa 6, Rabat 5, Mqabba 4 and St. George’s 1.

In Group B, Qrendi defeated Swieqi United 3-1.

Andrew Agius put Qrendi ahead on the 17th minute. Joseph Jojo Ogunnupe converted a penalty to double the score seven minutes in the second half but Jose Caetano pulled one back seven minutes later. However Bydasser Sammut sealed the issue for Qrendi in added time.

Pieta’ lead the way with 16 points, followed by Tarxien on 15, Zebbug 13, Marsa and Swieqi 12, Fgura 11, Qrendi 10, St Andrews, Mgarr, Luqa and Senglea 6.