The Malta Futsal Under-19 national coach Carlo Scicluna named a 12-man squad to take part in Group A of the UEFA Under-19 Futsal Championship Preliminary Round. This tournament will mark the debut for Malta in this competition.
Malta has been drawn in Group A together with England, Lithuania and Estonia. The games will be played at the LSC Druskininkai Hall in Druskininkai, Lithuania and the schedule is as follows:
- Wednesday 18th January – England vs Malta (kick-off 16:30)
- Thursday 19th January – Lithuania vs Malta (kick-off 19:30)
- Saturday 21st January – Malta vs Estonia (kick-off 15:30)
The winner of Group A will join Italy, Turkiye and Czechia in Group 7 of the Main Round which will be played in March.
The players selected by Scicluna are:
Matthias Borg (Lija A.), Zeon Montanaro (Sliema W.).
Kubilay Karadol (Balzan FC), Denzel Camilleri (Floriana FC), Nathan Balzan (Swieqi U.), Ivin Gatt (Pietà H.), Keiran Debono (Mtarfa FC), Shiraz Attard (Qormi FC), Collin Sammut (San Gwann FC) Deyan Pace (Gzira FC), Amin Louati (Mellieha SC), Mason Agius (Mosta FC).
Photos courtesy of Mark Zammit Cordina