Malta Football Association
NEWS:
Div. Three leaders Kalkara maintain title push
Mar 28, 2017
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BOV Second Division
BOV Third Division
Action from the Żurrieq-DIngli match.
Action from the Żurrieq-DIngli match.

Kalkara, who have already secured promotion, made another massive step towards the championship on Monday night after beating Xgħajra Tornadoes 3-1. 


Ryan Sell hit a brace, on 13 and 45 minutes, either side of Timmy Thomas’s penalty strike to put Kalkara 3-0 up at half-time.

 

Julian Spiteri committed an unfortunate an own goal on 75 minutes to make the score 3-1 as Xgħajra slipped out of contention for promotion.


On the same night, Mdina Knights surprisingly beat Kirkop United 3-1.

 

Dylan Mintoff opened the scoring after 20 minutes followed by Daniel Cremona on 41 minutes and Mark Saliba on 54 minutes.

 

Substitute Ruben Scicluna scored a late consolidation for Kirkop three minutes from time.

 

Luqa St Andrew’s have all but achieved promotion after seeing off Santa Venera Lightnings 2-0 in the second match on Friday evening. Leeroy Bonnett and Waylon Spiteri scored the goals on 52 and 69 minutes respectively.

 

This defeat has seriously dented Sta Venera’s promotion hopes.

 

In the first match on Friday evening, Santa Luċija also maintained their promotion push with a 2-0 victory over Mtarfa.
Gaynor Damato struck a brace inside the first 20 minutes. Substitute Daniele Marsala was sent-off for Mtarfa on 81 minutes.

 

Żurrieq beat Dingli Swallows 1-0 on Saturday with Radnor Farrugia hitting the winning goal on 45 minutes.

 

Christian Schembri, of Dingli, was sent off on 71 minutes for two yellow cards.


In an entertaining match, a brace from Nigerian striker Paul Sumaila, on 30 and 87 minutes, secured a rare win for Ta’ Xbiex against Marsaskala.

 

Venezuelan midfielder Nestor Luis Canas had levelled temporarily for Marsaskala two minutes past the hour.

 

RESULTS
Santa Luċija 2 Mtarfa 0
Santa Venera Lightnings 0 Luqa St Andrew’s 2
Marsaskala 1 Ta’ Xbiex 2
Dingli Swallows 0 Żurrieq 1
Kirkop United 1 Mdina Knights 3
Xgħajra Tornadows 1 Kalkara 3


 

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