Malta Football Association
BOV Premier League – Facts and figures after Matchday 19
Mar 4, 2020
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BOV Premier League

The 2019-20 BOV Premier League returns this weekend following the break for the FA Trophy quarter-finals. Below are some facts and figures following matchday 19 of the league championship...

10 – Brazilian midfielder Diego Venancio netted his third Floriana goal with a long-distance freekick in the 4-0 win against Tarxien Rainbows. This was the 10th freekick, scored by seven different players against eight different goalkeepers.


30 – Steve Pisani’s second goal in the 2-0 league win over Gudja United, was Balzan’s 30th goal of the season … and it was also the 30th conceded by Gudja United.


100 – Birkirkara’s 2-1 league win over Hibernians on Matchday 19 was the 100th victory of the season.


100 – Valletta’s Maltese players are the first to reach 100 full matches (9,000 minutes). Second place in this list is occupied by Hibernians (97) followed by Birkirkara (85).


170 – Jake Grech’s converted penalty for Hibernians in their 2-1 defeat against Birkirkara was the 170th goal of the season netted during the first period.


440 – Birkirkara’s 2-1 win against Hibernians was their 440th victory in the Premier League. 


1,500 – Gżira United midfielder, Nikolai Muscat, played 1,500 minutes (in 18 matches). He was substituted by Andrew Cohen in the 76th minute of the 1-0 defeat against Valletta.

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