BOV Challenge League: San Gwann stun Naxxar

Leaders Naxxar Lions suffered a 0-3 defeat to San Gwann in a match from Group A of the BOV Challenge League at the Centenary Stadium on Friday.

Ayrton Azzopardi converted a penalty four minutes in the second half and the same player doubled the score on the 58th. Dale Mifsud sealed the issue with a third goal ten minutes later.

Naxxar lead the way with 31 points, followed by Pembroke on 30, Zejtun 24, Marsaxlokk 19, Lija and Melita 18, San Gwann 17, Mqabba 16, Vittoriosa 13, Rabat 9 and St. George’s 4.

In Group B, Zebbug regained sole leadership thanks to a 3-1 win over Swieqi United.

Stanimir Miloskovic put Zebbug ahead on the 16th. Shaun Bugeja doubled the score five minutes in the second half and Miguel Perez Jimenez made it 3-0 on the 57th. Jose Lucas Caetano da Silva scored a consolation goal for Swieqi on the 59th.

Zebbug lead the way with 27 points followed by Pieta on 24, Tarxien 22, Marsa 20, Swieqi 19, Qrendi 17, Fgura and St. Andrews 16, Senglea 12, Mgarr 10 and Luqa 7.