Luxol Futsal keep pace with leaders following impressive win over Swieqi

Luxol St. Andrews Futsal registered a comfortable 8-0 win over Swieqi United in the Enemed Elite Round to maintain their hunt for the title.

Luxol dominated the match from start to finish with Swieqi turning out to be a disappointing lot.

Celino Alves, who was returning after a long injury, and Matthew Attard scored two goals each with Mark Zammit, Emil Raducu, Michael Borg and Andre Ciancio scoring the other goals.

Photo courtesy of Joe Borg

ZRQ Bormla returned to winning ways after beating Birżebbuġa St Peter’s Futsal 3-2. Bruno de Souza put the Cospicua side on top but Sean Parnis equalized for Birżebbuġa. Karl Sciortino once again put his team in the lead with the Seasouthsiders equalising through Armando Gjepali. However ZRQ Bormla notched the winner thanks to the experienced Jovica Milijic.

In the Enemed Challenger League, Ta’ Xbiex Izola Bank won the the top of the table clash as they beat Marsaskala Futsal 7-1. Stefi Cale and Juan David Bautista Conde scored a double each for Ta’ Xbiex with Liam Caruana, Andres Rodriguez and Ryan Debono scoring the other three goals. Ayoub Ahmad scored the only goal for Marsaskala.

The Maltese Under-19 Selection defeated Gżira United Santa Margherita 7-2. Collin Sammut was the protagonist for the Maltese youngsters when he scored a hat-trick while Nathan David Balzan achieved a personal double. Miguel Camilleri and Anson Fenech scored more goals for Malta U19. The Maroons found the net twice through Yessous Camilleri.

The Maltese Under-18 selection also claimed the three points thanks to a 5-3 win over Sliema Futsal. It was not an easy game for the Under 18 team although they had an inspirational Brave Azzopardi as he scored a brace. Isaac Vella, Samuel Christoph Abela and Maximilian Tomasuolo were also among the scorers. Juan Morales Poveda scored three for the Wanderers.


University of Malta ACJ Group 39, Luxol St Andrew’s 34, ŻRQ Bormla 28, Swieqi United FC Futsal 24, Birżebbuġa St Peter’s 18.


Ta’ Xbiex Futsal Izola Bank 24,  Marsaskala Futsal 22, Sliema Wanderers FC Futsal 11, Selezzjoni Maltija U19 10, Gżira United Santa Margherita, Selezzjoni Maltija U18 6.