Malta Football Association
NEWS:
EIGHT PREMIER LEAGUE TEAMS IN DIRECT FOURTH ROUND U*BET FA TROPHY CLASHES
Nov 29, 2013
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photo credit - Dominic Aquilina
photo credit - Dominic Aquilina

Eight Premier League teams will be involved in direct clashes in the U*BET FA Trophy fourth round to be played between Tuesday and Wednesday 21 and 22 January next year. Floriana and Valletta will be playing against Naxxar Lions and Mosta respectively for a place in the last eight of the competition. Incidentally, the Greens and the Lilywhites beat their opponents in the Premier League recently, Floriana by a solitary goal and Valletta to the tune of six clear goals.


 


 
Sliema Wanderers will face tricky opponents Balzan while Qormi will be playing Tarxien Rainbows, surprise winners over Hibernians in the Premier League.
 
 
The other top league teams are Birkirkara, Hibernians, the holders of the competition, and Rabat. The Stripes were drawn against 1st Division opponents, St Andrews while the Paolites will come up against Pieta Hotspurs, also from the 1st Division. Rabat, the 11th Premier side in the draw will face the only Gozitan team to reach the last 16, Kercem Ajax. Meanwhile, the tie between Gzira Utd and St George's is the other confrontation not involving any of the Premier teams.
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