Malta Football Association
Appearance milestones for Ryan Fenech and Jurgen Pisani
Apr 11, 2019
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BOV Premier League
Photo: Joe Borg/MFA
Photo: Joe Borg/MFA

1 – Argentinian midfielder Sebastian Nayar was the first foreign substitute used by Ħamrun Spartans this season. Nayar replaced Conor Borg in the 52nd minute of the Spartans’ 2-2 draw against Senglea Athletic.

40 – Senglea Athletic striker Augusto Rene Caseres was the 40th player to be shown the red card in the 2018-19 BOV Premier League. He was sent off for two yellow cards in the 90th minute of Senglea’s match against Ħamrun Spartans.


60 – Ricardo Martin’s goal in the 87th minute of St Andrew’s 3-1 defeat against Pietà Hotspurs was the 60th scored by losing teams. 

70 – The 2-0 defeat against Balzan marked Tarxien Rainbows coach Jose Borg’s 70th match in the Premier League. In the top flight, Borg has also coached St Andrew’s (25 games) with whom he made his debut on 1st December, 2015 – against Pembroke Athleta (0-4).

80 – Mosta striker James Brincat hit the 80th goal of the season at the Hibernians Stadium. He equalised for Mosta eight minutes from time... three minutes after Floriana had taken a 3-2 lead.

100 – Floriana’s 3-3 draw against Mosta was Jurgen Pisani’s 100th match in the BOV Premier League. The versatile defender made his debut on 16th August, 2014 in Pieta Hotspurs’ 2-1 defeat against Birkirkara.

300 – Sliema Wanderers’ 3-2 victory over Qormi was Ryan Fenech’s 300th game in the top flight. He came on for Jonathan Pearson with 15 minutes remaining. In his career, Fenech has also played for Ħamrun Spartans, Valletta and Balzan FC. He made his debut on 4th January, 2003 in Ħamrun Spartans’ 5-0 defeat to Sliema Wanderers.

350 – In the 1-1 draw against Valletta last Sunday, Gżira United coach Jesmond Zerafa made it 350 personal points in the Premier League with the following teams... Qormi (117), Valletta (144), Balzan Youths (28), Naxxar Lions (33), Tarxien Rainbows (16) and Gżira United (12).

1,100 – Clayton Failla’s goal from the penalty spot in the 3-2 defeat against Hibernians was the 1,100th goal scored by a Birkirkara player at the National Stadium. It was also Birkirkara’s 170th goal in direct encounters with Hibernians.


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