Andrei Agius to make one final appearance for national team in friendly match against Azerbaijan

Following his decision to retire from the Malta national team, defender Andrei Agius will be playing his testimonial match in the friendly match between Malta and Azerbaijan on Friday 25 March.

This will be one of two friendly matches for the national team during the March international window in preparation for the UEFA Nations League commitments in June and September. 

On Tuesday 29, Malta will play another friendly match against Kuwait. Both matches will be played at the National Stadium, kick-off at 19:00.

Apart from Azerbaijan and Kuwait, Latvia will also visit Malta for two friendly matches. They will be facing Kuwait on Friday 25 and Azerbaijan on Tuesday 29. Both matches will be played at the National Stadium, kick-off at 13:00

Andrei Agius, who was born in 1986 and is now 35 years old, made his Premier League debut for Sliema Wanderers in 2003. He spent most of his career in Italy as following a short spell with FK Zemun in Serbia, he played for Sporting Mascalucia, Messina, Martina Franca, Ige Virtus, Cassino and Melfi and following a spell with Birkirkara in 2011, moved back to Italy where he played for Latina, Torres and Aprilia. He returned to Malta in 2014 to join Hibernians. 

Agius made his national team debut on February 25, 2006 in a match from the Malta International Tournament against Moldova. He played 102 times for the national team, scoring six goals. The game against Azerbaijan will therefore be his 103rd appearance for the national team.