Malta Football Association
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100 top-flight appearances for Fontanella, Montebello
Jan 15, 2019
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Photo: Domenic Aquilina/MFA

3 – Pietà Hotspurs introduced two young nursery players, Sheldon Pisani and Samuel Okoh, in their 2-0 BOV Premier League defeat to Hibernians last weekend. Andreas Vella, also an own academy product, made his BOV Premier League debut for Hibernians in the same match.


8 – Qormi, currently occupying last place in the BOV Premier League standings, have only managed to find the net eight times this season – the lowest scoring record in the BOV Premier League.

 

10 – A total of 10 BOV Premier league clubs fielded new players on matchday 14 – only Valletta, Sliema Wanderers, Tarxien Rainbows and St Andrews didn’t have new signings in their matchday squad last weekend.

 

14 – Despite suffering a late equaliser in their 1-1 draw against Tarxien Rainbows, Gżira United are still the only unbeaten team in the BOV Premier League – 14 matches without defeat. 

 

15 – Balzan’s draw with Birkirkara (0-0) was only the 15th match this season to end in a stalemate. However, four draws were recorded on matchday 14.

 

34 – Senglea Athletic have made use of 34 players so far – the highest tally in the BOV Premier League this season.

 

39 – Matteo Piciollio’s stoppage-time goal against Sliema Wanderers took Valletta’s total to 39 in 14 matches –the best scoring record in the BOV Premier League so far.

 

100 – Mario Fontanella (Valletta) and Luke Montebello (Birkirkara) made their 100th appearance in the BOV Premier League.

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