Futsal: Luxol kick-off second phase with comfortable win

Luxol St. Andrews started the second phase on a high after registering a massive win against University of Malta while Valletta defeated Mellieħa to stay three points behind their rivals.

The second phase of the championship began with five teams playing in the Enemed Futsal Premier League while the remaining teams are competing in the Enemed Futsal Challenger League.

Luxol St Andrews obtained a massive 12-1 win over University of Malta. Gabriel Dobre’s boys were in dominant mood with their player Marwan Telisi hitting the target three times. Gia Nikvashvili and Maicon da Silva helped themselves with a brace while Melvin Borg, Andy Mangion, Mark Zammit and Stefan Vella were also on the mark. Stefan Camilleri was the only scorer for the University.

Valletta emulated their rivals as they saw off Mellieħa 7-0. The Citizens dominated the proceedings with Luke Gatt and Andre Ciancio finding twice the back of the net while Jovica Milijic, Karl Sciortino and Brayan Silva Rivera also had the satisfaction to score a goal apiece.

Meanwhile Naxxar Lions are the new leaders of the Enemed Futsal Challenger League as they registered a handsome 7-2 win over Qormi.

Antoine Barbara scored twice while Josef Azzopardi, Matthew Buttigieg, Sean Parnis, Matthew Camilleri and an own goal added to their tally. Qormi scored their consolation goals through Kenneth Schembri and Bertram Azzopardi.

St George’s lie one point away from Naxxar in the second place after edging Żurrieq 2-1. It was a balanced affair between two teams who gave their all to get the most important three points. In the end it was the Cottonera side who got the final win. Faisal Alnakoua and Karl Luke Schembri were on the mark for St George’s while Boycho Marev was Żurrieq’s only scorer.

Siġġiewi returned to winning ways as they defeated Marsaskala 11-0. This defeat kept the Southseasiders at the bottom. Siġġiewi had Wallace Oliveira scoring a poker and Andrea Rufa notching a hat-trick. On the other hand, Shataizan Zarb and Ryan Muscat hit the target twice.

Enemed Futsal Premier League
Luxol 33, Valletta 30, Ta’ Xbiex, University of Malta 21, Mellieħa 18

Enemed Futsal Challenger League
Naxxar 18, St George’s 15, Żurrieq 7, Siġġiewi 9 Qormi 6, Marsaskala 1