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Valletta and Luxol to contest futsal title final
May 25, 2017
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Photos: Joe Borg
Photos: Joe Borg

  • Photos: Joe Borg
  • Photos: Joe Borg

Defending champions Valletta and Luxol will contest the final of the Elite Round of the Gatorade Futsal League after winning their respective semi-finals against Ħamrun Tre Angeli and Swieqi United.


Taking a 6-2 lead into the second leg of their semi-final play-off against Ħamrun Tre Angeli, Valletta were also the better team during the second match, winning 8-4 to complete a 14-6 aggregate victory.

 

Melvin Borg and Raphael Felipe Ortiz scored a brace apiece for Valletta who will be looking to defend their title.

 

The second leg of the semi-final play-off between Luxol and Swieqi United was a mere formality after the former had established a 10-1 advantage in the opening match.

 

Luxol were not ready to ease up in the second match, winning 11-2.

 

Mark Zammit and Gian Carlo Sammut netted a hat-trick for the winners who will be renewing their rivalry with Valletta in the best-of-three final which starts on Friday at the Corradino Pavilion (kick-off 20.00).

 

FIRST DIVISION

In the First Division, leaders Sliema Wanderers maintained their march as they trounced Tarxien JMI 15-0. Aleksander Ribic scored five goals for the Wanderers while Uros Markovic had a hat-trick.

 

Sliema remained five points clear of Msida St Joseph who produced another brilliant performance as they beat Qrendi 14-2 with George Frendo hitting five goals for the winners.

 

Mrieħel ESS were held to a surprising 6-6 draw by bottom side Żurrieq Wolves. Ayoub Ahmed scored a hat-trick for Mrieħel while Russell Camilleri hit four for the Wolves.

 

Ryan Gilmour Cassar scored twice as Qormi beat Marsascala Construct Furniture 5-1.

 

Safi San Lorenzo also stayed on the winning track after beating Swieqi’s U-21 team 3-1.
 

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