Leaders Nadur Youngsters suffer first defeat

Leaders Nadur Youngsters suffered their first defeat in the BOV Gozo Football League First Division, losing 3-5 to Ghajnsielem.

Following a goalless first half, Jordi Parnis put the Youngsters ahead three minutes in the second half but Shaun Attard equalised on the 54th and Kevin Farrugia put Ghajnsielem ahead on the 68th. Igor Nedeljkovic made it 3-1 and although Marcelo Barbos Junior reduced the gap on the 82nd, Nedeljkovic scored another two goals on the 83rd and 90th to extend the lead further on the Ederso Bruno Domingos reduced the gap on the 93rd.

Kercem Ajax failed to keep the pace with Ghajnsielem as they were held in a 1-1 draw by SK Victoria Wanderers. Sebastien Martinez Turizo put Kercem ahead on the 13th but Gabriel Cardona equalised on the 39th.

Victoria Hotspurs defeated Sannat Lions 3-1 thanks to a brace by Robinson Blandon Rendon on the 20th and 41st and Gabriel Fernandes Olimpio on the 49th wth Henry Fabian Solis reducing the gap on the 57th.

On the other hand, Xewkija Tigers and Oratory Youths shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw. Ismael Belhadj put Oratory Youths ahead on the hour and Elton Alexandre da Silva equalised two minutes from time.

Meanwhile in the BOV Gozo Football League Second Division, Qala Saints march on defeated Xaghra United 1-0, Munxar Falcons beat St. Lawrence Spurs 2-1 while Zebbug Rovers and Gharb Rangers shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.