Malta Football Association
Third brace for Valletta striker Fontanella this season
Oct 9, 2018
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BOV Premier League

1 – Pietà Hotspurs’ 3-1 victory over Mosta marked the first win for coach Ramon Zammit in the top flight. This was his sixth game in charge of Pietà after making his Premier League debut on 17th August, 2018, in the 2-1 defeat against Hibernians.

10 – Valletta striker Mario Fontanella’s brace in the 4-1 win over Balzan was the 10th this season and his third. The Italian striker also scored twice against Qormi and Senglea Athletic.


50 – Floriana midfielder Maurizio Vella netted the fourth goal in their 4-1 victory over Senglea Athletic ... the 50th goal scored at the National Stadium this season.


70 – Gżira United’s Nigerian forward, Haruna Zambuk Garba, scored the only goal in threir 1-0 victory over Qormi. This was the 70th goal scored at the Victor Tedesco Stadium and the 120th goal overall this season.


70 – Hibernians’ fourth goal in their 4-2 win over Tarxien Rainbows, scored by Jurgen Degabriele, was their 70th against the Rainbows in the top flight ... the first one dates back to 11th October, 1986, courtesy of Charles Cassar (1-0).


80 – Valletta’s 4-1 victory over Balzan was the 80th time the Lilywhites scored four goals in one match in the Premier League ... the first time they netted a poker was on 23rd November, 1980, against Marsa (4-0).


90 – Balzan’s defeat against Valletta was their 90th in the BOV Premier League.


100 – St Andrew’s forward Martin Davis’ stoppage-time goal during the 2-0 win over Birkirkara was the 100th goal scored by the winning teams.


160 – Pietà Hotspurs’ third goal in their 3-1 victory over Mosta, netted by Paul Chimezie, was the 160th time Mosta have conceded at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.


170 – The goalless draw between Ħamrun Spartans and Sliema Wanderers means that the Spartans have not conceded in 170 matches in the Premier League.

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