E & L Futsal Trophy: Zurrieq progress to semi-finals

Żurrieq progressed to the semi-finals of the E & L Futsal Trophy as they found little difficulty to see off Malta Veterans 8-1.

They dominated the proceedings as David Ferreira de Almeida scored a hat-trick, Jose Mario Mendes helped himself with a brace while Gabriel Ghigo, Armando Gjepali and an own goal by Timothy Ellis rounded off the score for Żurrieq.

Daniele Degennaro scored the only goal for the Veterans.

Meanwhile this week, Luxol take on Swieqi on Wednesday while on Friday St George’s face University of Malta in another two quarter-finals.

Photo courtesy of Joe Borg

Meanwhile Celino Alves and Karl Luke Schembri were voted once again as the Best Players of the <onth.

Alves was chosen as the Enemed Futsal Player for the month of March.

Alves is no new face to local futsal although he even had some international experience in the top Spanish futsal league.

Alves started his career in Malta with Hibernians Futsal in 2014 and eventually moved to Luxol a year after. He helped Luxol clinch the Enemed Futsal Premier League for another season with his goals and assists.

On the other hand, Karl Luke Schembri was presented with the Enemed Challenger Player of the Month. 

Schembri, who plays with St George’s Futsal had a very positive season and has scored vital goals for the Cottonera side last month to help them win the Enemed Challenger League.

FMA President Mark Borg presented the award, together with some vouchers to Alves and Schembri.