Following back-to-back defeats to Spain and Hungary, the Malta Under-21 national team hosts Belgium at the Tony Bezzina Stadium on Friday, kick-off at 18:00. The Under-21 side will be in action once again on Tuesday, facing Scotland away from home.
This will be another tough test for Ivan Woods’ side. Belgium played one game so far, defeating Kazakhstan 1-0 at home.
The players at the disposal of Woods are:
Goalkeepers – Dylan Ciappara (Mosta FC), Matthias Debono (Naxxar Lions FC), Hugo Sacco (Eastern New Mexico University).
Defenders – Matthew Ellul (Żabbar St. Patrick FC), Zean Leonardi (Pieta’ Hotspurs FC), Mattias Ellul (Santa Lucia FC), Owen Spiteri (Floriana FC), Jake Vassallo (Mosta FC), Isaac Cutajar (Pieta’ Hotspurs FC).
Midfielders – Jake Micallef (Leixoes), Kurt Bondin (Żebbuġ Rangers FC), Daniel Letherby (Eastern New Mexico University), Andrew Borg (Gżira United FC), Gianluca Sciberras (Mosta FC), Aleandro Garzia (Floriana FC), Karl Mohnani (Melita FC), Nikolai Micallef (Naxxar Lions FC).
Forwards – Jamie Carbone (Santa Lucia FC), Alfie Bridgman (Eastbourne Borough), Mattia Veselji (Floriana FC), Andrea Zammit (Messina Calcio), Jake Engerer (Sliema Wanderers FC).