Marsaxlokk joined Birkirkara, Hamrun Spartans, Santa Lucia, Sliema Wanderers, Balzan, Floriana, Gudja United, Hibernians, Mosta, Valletta and Challenge League sides Zejtun Corinthians St. George’s and Tarxien Rainbows in the Round of 16 of the Izibet FA Trophy as they defeated Pembroke Athleta 1-0 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium in a clash between two Challenge League sides from the Round of 32 on Tuesday.
Walter Omar Serrano scored the all-important goal on 24 minutes.
In the Round of 16, Marsaxlokk will be facing Sliema Wanderers.
PEMBROKE Miguel Bonnici, Adolphus Nagbe Marshall, Kane Paul Farrugia (Connor Zammit), Kyle Frendo (Daniel Sant), James Brincat, Jurgen Suda, Samuel Buhagiar, Tyrone Fenech, Glenn Attard, Russell Fenech (Stefan Jankovic), Nick Ghio.
MARSAXLOKK Fredrick Tabone, Brendan Scerri (Peter Xuereb), Iven Zammit, Juan Cruz Gill, Augusto Rene Caseres, Jeremy Delmar (Ryan Tonna), Xuan Cappellino, Walter Omar Serrano, Emerson Vella, Peter Paul Sammut (Terence Vella), Neil Micallef.
Referee: Malcolm Spiteri