Gzira United and Challenge League side St. Andrews joined Balzan, Birkirkara, Floriana, Gudja United, Hamrun Spartans, Hibernians, Mosta, Santa Lucia, Sliema Wanderers and Valletta and Challenge League sides Marsaxlokk, St. George’s, Tarxien Rainbows and Zejtun Corinthians in the Round of 16 of the Izibet FA Trophy as the last two matches from the Round of 32 were played on Wednesday.
At the Centenary Stadium, Gzira United defeated National Amateur League side Zabbar St. Patrick 4-0.
Clive Gauci put Gzira ahead on the 26th minute. Gabriel Bohrer Mentz doubled the score on the 59th. Six minutes from time, Jefferson de Assis made it 3-0 and Hytem Kabar added another four minutes in added time.
In the Round of 16, the Maroons take on another Premier League side, Gudja United.
GZIRA Darijan Zarkov (Krassimir Zammit), Gabriel Bohrer (Nikolai Muscat), Marko Cosic, Luke Tabone, Steve Pisani (Hytem Kabar), Toni Kolega, Clive Gauci, Nevin Portelli (Zachary Scerri), Jean Paul Attard, Matthew Robert Gauci (Antonio Pavic), Jefferson de Assis.
ZABBAR Liam Lagana, Carl Magro, Stefan Radovanovic, Gianluca Zammit, Terence Agius, Miguel Ciantar (Kyle Tanti), Francesco Gusman (Klajdi Cassar), Mark Anthony Borg (Philip Chircop), Dion Fava (Clayton Camilleri), Kenneth Aquilina (Rowad Benhamed), David Oliveira Souza.
Referee: Slobodan Petrovic
At the Victor Tedesco Stadium, St. Andrews defeated Zebbug Rangers 2-0 in a clash between two Challenge League sides.
Miguel D’Alessandro put the Saints ahead on the 13th minute and twelve minutes from time, Zak Muscat doubled the score.
St. Andrews will be facing Santa Lucia in the next round.
ZEBBUG Adam Benjelloun, John Micallef, Travis Bartolo, Shaun Gauci, Ayrton Mizzi (Jordan Sciberras), Jonathan Silveira da Silva, Liam Gauci, Kurt Bondin, Gaetano Gesualdi, Shamison Buttigieg (Kurt Vella), Eman Scicluna.
ST. ANDREWS Beppe Mangion, Miguel D’Alessandro, William Camilleri, Nicholas Bradshaw (Jamie Sixsmith), Kei Sano (Jacob Crossey), Joseph Farrugia, Matthew Bartolo, Zak Muscat, Matthew Muscat, Malcolm Vella Vidal, Luke Anthony Borg.
Referee: Darryl Agius
The draws for the Round of 16 are as follows:
|St. Andrews vs Santa Lucia|
|Gzira United vs Gudja United|
|Sliema Wanderers vs Marsaxlokk|
|Birkirkara vs Mosta|
|Balzan vs Hamrun Spartans|
|Floriana vs St. George’s|
|Tarxien Rainbows vs Valletta|
|Zejtun Corinthians vs Hibernians|