BOV Challenge League: Naxxar close in on Sliema

Naxxar Lions moved to just three points behind Sliema Wanderers in the BOV Challenge League on Sunday.

At the Victor Tedesco Stadium, a goal by Neil Pace Cocks after just ten minutes handed Naxxar Lions a narrow win over San Gwann while at the Centenary Stadium, a goal on the 90th minute enabled Tarxien Rainbows to hold Sliema Wanderers in a 1-1 draw after Lydon Micallef had put the Wanderers ahead on the 61st.

St. Andrews registered a 4-0 win over Mtarfa at the Victor Tedesco Stadium thanks to goals by Ian Azzopardi on the 9th, Alan Borg Olivier on the 10th, Luka Mijic on the 48th and Borg Olivier once again on the 55th.

At the Centenary Stadium, Swieqi United and Qrendi shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Claudio Antunes Pavlidis putting Qrendi ahead on the 27th and Jamie Magri Overend equalising on the 76th.

Meanwhile the match between Fgura United and Attard at the Centenary Stadium ended in a goalless draw.

Sliema lead the way with 29 points, followed by Naxxar on 26, Zejtun 24, Tarxien 21, Fgura 18, Melita and Zurrieq 17, Lija and St. Andrews 15, Marsa 14, Swieqi and Attard 13, San Gwann 11, Marsaskala 10, Mtarfa 8, Qrendi, Vittoriosa and Mqabba 7.

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