Birżebbuġa St. Peter’s and Swieqi United Futsal opened year 2024 in the best possible way when they achieved important victories in their respective matches from the Enemed Futsal League.
Birżebbuġa St Peter’s won the direct encounter against Ta’ Xbiex Futsal 7-5. French player Julien Bolard was in great form for the Saints when he scored a hat-trick with Kieran Debono netting a brace. Sebastian Obando and Sean Parnis scored the other goals for Birzebbuga. Stefi Cale, Jason Gauci, Christian Wismayer, George Frendo and Matthias Camilleri netted a goal each for Ta’ Xbiex.
Swieqi United Futsal found little difficulty in defeating the Maltese U19 selection 9-2. Brayan Stiven Silva Rivera was inspirational for his teammates as he scored five goals with Justin Theuma helping himself with a personal double. Rodney Debono and Ryan Muscat added more goals for their team. Collin Sammut and Cody Baguley scored the goals of the Maltese under-19 team.
STANDINGS – ENEMED FUTSAL LEAGUE
University of Malta ACJ Group 24, Luxol St Andrew’s, ŻRQ Bormla 19, Swieqi United FC Futsal, Birżebbuġa St Peter’s 18, Ta’ Xbiex Futsal Izola Bank 12, Malta U19 Selection, Marsaskala Futsal 4, Malta U18 Selection 3, Sliema Wanderers FC Futsal 2, Gżira United Santa Margherita 0