BOV Challenge League: Zebbug strike late to join Pieta’ on top

A goal two minutes from time by Jonatan Silveira da Silva handed Zebbug Rangers a narrow win over leaders Pieta’ Hotspurs in Group B of the BOV Challenge League at the Centenary Stadium on Monday. A win which puts the Rangers on level points with the Hotspurs.

At the Victor Tedesco Stadium, goals by Siraj Arab Eddin on the 23rd minute and Amadou Samb three minutes in the second half handed Marsa a 2-0 win over St. Andrews.

In another match at the Centenary Stadium, Fgura United and Swieqi United shared the spoils in a goalless draw.

Pieta’ and Zebbug lead the way with 20 points, followed by Tarxien on 19, Marsa 17, Fgura 16, Swieqi 15, Qrendi 13, St. Andrews 12, Senglea 10, Mgarr 8 and Luqa 7.

Meanwhile in Group A, St. George’s registered their first win as they defeated San Gwann 2-0 thanks to goals by Kouta Suemitsu on the 3rd and Ryan Micallef on the 73rd at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.

Pembroke and Naxxar lead the way with 24 points, followed by Zejtun on 20, Marsaxlokk 16, Lija and Melita 15, Mqabba 11, San Gwann 10, Rabat and Vittoriosa 9 and St. George’s 4.