Birzebbuga St. Peter’s and Mellieha both registered comfortable wins in Group A of IZIBET Amateur League on Saturday.
Birzebbuga St. Peter’s defeated Kalkara United 7-1 at the Sirens Stadium. Nick Borg opened the score on tthe 3rd and Kyle Tanti made it 2-0 on the 18th. Samuel Saldanha scored the third goal on the 23rd and although Jaden Camilleri pulled one back on the half hour, Saldanha converted a penalty four minutes from the end of the first half to restore the three-goal lead. Keith Muscat scored on the hour and in the dying minutes, Saldanha and Muscat added antoher two goals – on the 88th and 90th.
On the other hand, Mellieha registered a 5-0 win over Mdina Knights. Luka Mijic put Mellieha ahead on the 3rd minute and Malcolm Vella Vidal doubled the score on the 33rd and 47th. Tejumola Ebenezer Ayorinde added another two goals on the 88th and 92nd.
At the Luxol Stadium, a Dylan Zarb penalty on the 18th minute handed Mqabba a narrow win over Sta. Venera Lightnings while goals by Michael Scicluna on the 50th and Francesco Gusman three minutes later enabled Xghajra Tornados to beat Pembroke Athleta 2-0.
Mtarfa lead the way with 40 points, followed by Qrendi on 34, Birzebbuga 30, Rabat and Xghajra 24, Mellieha 23, Mqabba 22, Pembroke 20, Sta. Venera 17, Kalkara 12, Siggiewi 11 and Mdina 1.