Izibet FA Trophy final to be held on April 30

The final game of the IZIBET FA Trophy will be held on the 30th of April 2023, with the semi-finals played during the same week.  This has been announced during a meeting of the Executive Board, that was held on Wednesday afternoon at the Gozo Football Association Boardroom.

Draws for the Round of 32 and Round of 16 of the same competition will be held on the 4th of January 2023.  The Round of 32 games will be played in the second week of January and the Round of 16 games will be played in the first week of February 2023.

Solidarity Payments

As from this year, solidarity payments will be doubled and the Malta FA is expected to be allocated €1.18 million.  The Malta FA President announced that 50% of the pot will be allocated to the Premier League teams and the remaining 50% will still be spread over different clubs.  These amounts are intended to be utilised by recipient clubs for development purposes within their youth setup. 

As from this year, Women’s football will have its own pot and will be considered separately.  Proceeds for the scheme for women’s clubs are derived from UEFA Women’s Champions League competition.