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2020 in review – 10 players make Malta debut (Part 2)
Jan 1, 2021
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Teddy Teuma made his Malta debut in the UNL match away to Faroe Islands. PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA
Teddy Teuma made his Malta debut in the UNL match away to Faroe Islands. PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA

  • Teddy Teuma made his Malta debut in the UNL match away to Faroe Islands. PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA
  • Paul Mbong was the youngest debutant for Malta in 2020.

In the second part of the 2020 review of the national team, we look at other interesting statistics, including number of appearances per club, debutants and all the scorers for Malta in the eight international matches – six UEFA Nations League games and two friendlies – played between September and November.


APPEARANCES BY CLUBS
6 competitive matches
11 clubs + No Club (1) and 86 appearances
Faroe Islands (29) – Latvia (28) – Andorra (29)

Hibernians (19) – Valletta (12) - Birkirkara (11) – Hamrun S. (7) - Balzan (6) – Colchester U. (6) – Floriana (6) – Royal Union St Gilloise (6) - Gzira U. (5) – Sliema W. (5) - Casa Pia AC (2)
No Club (1)

 

2 friendly matches
10 clubs, 34 appearances
Gibraltar (17) – Liechtenstein (17)
Valletta (10) – Sliema W. (7) - Hibernians (4) - Birkirkara (3) – Hamrun S. (3) - Balzan (2) – Floriana (2) – SC Paderborn (1) – Sirens (1) - Zejtun C. (1)

 

DEBUTANTS – 10
Paul Mbong (Birkirkara) 03.09.2020 v Faroe Islands 2-3 (Torsvollur – Torshavn) – UNL
Teddy Teuma (Royale Union SG) 03.09.2020 v Faroe Islands 2-3 (Torsvollur – Torshavn) – UNL
Enrico Pepe (Birkirkara) 06.09.2020 v Latvia 1-1 (National Stadium) – UNL
Jake Galea (Sliema W.) 07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F
Joseph Muscatt (SC Paderborn) 07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F
Samir Arab (Balzan) 07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F
Shaun Dimech (Valletta) 07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F
Neil Tabone (Żejtun C.) 11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F
Alex Satariano (Sliema W.) 11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F
Jan Busuttil (Floriana) 11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F

 

YOUNGEST DEBUTANT
Paul Mbong – 19 years and 1 day
03.09.2020 v Faroe Islands 2-3 (Torsvollur – Torshavn) – UNL

 

OLDEST DEBUTANT

Enrico Pepe – 30 years, 9 months, 25 days

06.09.2020 v Latvia 1-1 (National Stadium) – UNL

 

SCORERS - 13

Jurgen Degabriele (Hibernians) 03.09.2020 v Faroe Islands 2-3 (Torsvollur – Torshavn) – UNL
Andrei Agius (Hibernians) 03.09.2020 v Faroe Islands 2-3 (Torsvollur – Torshavn) – UNL
Kyrian Nwoko (Valletta) 06.09.2020 v Latvia 1-1 (National Stadium) – UNL
Kyrian Nwoko (Valletta) 07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F
Triston Caruana (Valletta) 07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F
Steve Borg (Gzira U.) 13.10.2020 v Latvia 1-0 (Daugava Stadium – Riga) – UNL
Michael Mifsud (Sirens) 11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F
Steve Borg (Gzira U.) 11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F
Jean Paul Farrugia (Sliema W.) 11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F
Emili Garcia (own goal) 14.11.2020 v Andorra 3-1 (National Stadium) – UNL
Jurgen Degabriele (Hibernians) 14.11.2020 v Andorra 3-1 (National Stadium) – UNL
Shaun Dimech (Valletta) 14.11.2020 v Andorra 3-1 (National Stadium) – UNL
Matthew Guillaumier (Hamrun S.) 17.11.2020 v Faroe Islands 1-1 (National Stadium) – UNL

 

Youngest scorer (competitive match)
Shaun Dimech – 19 years, 3 months, 6 days
14.11.2020 v Andorra 3-1 (National Stadium) – UNL

 

Oldest scorer (competitive match)
Andrei Agius – 34 years and 22 days
03.09.2020 v Faroe Islands 2-3 (Torsvollur – Torshavn) – UNL

 

Youngest scorer (friendly)
Kyrian Nwoko – 23 years, 3 months, 3 days
07.10.2020 v Gibraltar 2-0 (National Stadium) – F

 

Oldest scorer (friendly)
Michael Mifsud – 39 years, 6 months, 25 days
11.11.2020 v Liechtenstein 3-0 (National Stadium) – F

 

RANKINGS
176th – Malta rose 10 places to 176th in the FIFA World Rankings on the back of their pisitive run in october and November 

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