Challenge League side Marsaxlokk were the last team to reach the quarter-finals of the Izibet FA Trophy after they defeated Sliema Wanderers 2-1 after extra-time in the last match from the Round of 16 at the Centenary Stadium on Thursday.
In the quarter-finals, the Southseasiders, who had defeated Pembroke Athleta 1-0 in the previous round, join seven Premier League clubs, namely Birkirkara, Floriana, Gzira United, Hamrun Spartans, Hibernians, Santa Lucia and Valletta.
Augusto Rene Caseres put Marsaxlokk ahead after just three minutes but Jake Engerer equalised on the 28th. The match went into extra-time with Xuan Cappellino notching the winner on the 95th minute.
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SLIEMA Rashed Al-Tumi, Juan Pablo Morales Rengifo, Gabriel Aquilina (105′ Gui Inters), John Mintoff (64′ Omar Elouni), Mark Scerri (77′ Edmond Agius), Jake Engerer, Matteo Piciollo (105′ Yuki Uchida), Oscar Linton Bethancourt, Myles Beerman, Jean Carlos Cloth Goncalves (77′ Jean Paul Farrugia), Valmir Berisha (64′ Martin Davis).
M’XLOKK Fredrick Tabone, Gareth Barone (111′ Brendan Scerri), Juan Cruz Gill, Mattia Del Negro (60′ Ryan Tonna), Augusto Rene Caseres, Xuan Cappellino (111′ Jeremy Delmar), Walter Omar Serrano, Peter Xuereb, Emerson Vella (70′ Iven Zammit), Peter Paul Sammut (86′ Calvin Camilleri), Neil Micallef.
Referee: Fyodor Zammit
Assistant Referees: Thomas Debono, Max-Lee Muscat
Fourth Official: Daniel Casha