Hamrun returned to winning ways in a short week of futsal

22/11/2017 Fixtures

Hamrun Tre Angeli assured three significant points when they beat Marsaskala for 6-1. Hamrun are momentarily in the third place, a point ahead of Luxol and Pietà Nordiska, who were not in action during this week. The victory against Marsaskala came from an own goal by Robert Zammit and goals from Aleksander Tomin, Florin Anton, Clive Calleja, Manuel Jesus Cespedes Gallardo and Luke Stivala. Marsaskala’s sole goal was scored by Reuben Degabriele. Mriehel ESS continued to impress as they won 9-3 over Qormi. Tarxien JMI redeemed itself as they beat Swieqi United U21 for 12-2. On the other hand Swieqi United’s major team thrashed bottom team Junior College, with the end result of 12-1.


So close between Luxol and Hamrun

18/11/2017 Fixtures

Luxol managed to win against Hamrun 5-4, in a very close match in which Hamrun lost the equaliser in the final minutes. Luxol’s player and coach Frane Despotovic scored one of the five goals, together with Andy Mangion, Rogerio dos Santos Filho, Celino Alves and Captain Mark Zammit. Luxol had to suffer two players sent off, as Glenn Bonello received the second yellow card and goalkeeper Matthew Xerxen was shown the red card. Two minutes from the end, while Hamrun set about making their extra man count, Florin Anton’s equaliser was denied by the post. Earlier Luke Stivala had a brace, together with a goal apiece for Aleksander Tomin and Everton da Silva Santos. During this week the Universitarians returned to the winning ways as they beat Tarxien JMI with the end result of 8-3. Swieqi United bagged three important points, as they scored five goals without a reply against Read the full article…


A spectacular tigh between Hamrun and University

11/11/2017 Fixtures

Hamrun Tre Angeli and the University of Malta shared the spoils with seven goals scored on each side. In the first half, the Universitarians gained a 6-3 advantage with Hamrun balancing the end result to 7-7. The Universitarians found the net through Rodney Debono, Mamadou Diaby twice, Leo Muscat, Shawn Deguara, Gary Inguanez and Jose Maria Aguillera Castellano. On the other hand Aleksander Tomin, a poker from Everton Da Silva Santos, Clive Calleja and Luke Stivala from a penalty, scored for Hamrun. During this week Luxol and Marsaskala moved back to the winning ways. Luxol dominated Qormi scoring eleven goals without any reply, while Marsaskala won against bottom end Swieqi United U21 for 5-1. Mriehel ESS had an easy win of 10-1 against Junior College. Valletta continued to impress with the seventh consecutive win, this time 10-0 against Tarxien JMI. Swieqi United managed to bag three important points as they Read the full article…


Unstoppable Valletta too strong for Luxol

04/11/2017 Fixtures

In the much awaited clash of the titans Valletta and Luxol, which brought a spectacular audience at the Corradino Sport Pavillion, saw the Citizens registering another impressive victory. This was the sixth consecutive win for the Lillywhites. It took quite a long time for Valletta to break the deadlock as both teams were tactically disciplined and kept a watchful eye on each other. Five minutes from the end of the first half, Gia Nikvashvili gave an inviting cross to Jovica Milijic who easily tapped in the opening goal for Valletta. In the opening of the second half, it was Milijic again who doubled the score for the Citizens. Six minutes from the final whistle, Murtaz Kakabadze who had a stunning performance throughout the whole game, managed to score the third goal for Valletta. Luxol reacted decisively and introduced Celino Alves as the flying keeper. This tactic proved to be succesful Read the full article…


Ready for the clash of the titans

28/10/2017 Fixtures

Both Luxol and Vallletta are geared up for their clash, scheduled for Friday night. Valletta won all the five matches so far, while Luxol won three as they have two matches in arrears during their participation in the UEFA Futsal Cup’s Main Round. All futsal enthusiasts are predicting a very entertaining match between these two futsal titans. Luxol bagged another three points winning against Mriehel ESS with the end result of 9-3. In the first half Luxol had a more comfortable advantage, as they lead 7-0. In the second half Mriehel ESS came back and manged to reduce the score three times. In the end, Luxol sealed the result by scoring two more goals. Andy Mangion and Emil Andrei Raducu had a hat-trick apiece, Zvezdan Vukovic scored twice and George Frendo also put his name in Luxol’s scorers’ list. Mriehel ESS’ goals came from Eslam Khalifa, Ayoub Ahmad and Daniel Read the full article…


Brave Universitarians step down to the unbeatable Citizens

21/10/2017 Fixtures

This week of futsal ended up with an amazing challenge between the two top rivals. Both the University of Malta and Valletta were coming from a winning track and they crossed swords to maintain their place on top. Even though the Universitarians stepped down to the second place, they showed great determination as a very organised team. The Universitarians ended the first half 3-1 ahead of Valletta. Their French debutant Mamad Diab, who played with Etoile Lavalloise Futsal and with the French U21, bagged his first goal in our domestic league. The University’s scoresheet included also goals from Joselito Aguilera, Alex Ellul and an autogoal. Valletta proudly introduced the Georgian international player Gia Nikvashvili who scored a hat-trick. Denis Di Maio and Shawn Vella sealed Valletta’s fourth consecutive win with the end result of 5-4. In other matches, Hamrun Tre Angeli were beaten 5-2 by Swieqi United. Pietà maintained their Read the full article…


Futsal mourns Leonard Zammit

15/10/2017 News

We are all shocked for the loss of futsal player Leonard Zammit. Zammit aged 29 played football for Zurrieq and Kirkop United. He also played futsal for 3 years with Sirens before joining Safi San Lorenzo in last January. For this season he was part of Mriehel ESS’ squad. All the local futsal family expresses the deepest condolences to all Leonard’s family and friends.


Luxol ended with a win and avoided the last place

15/10/2017 News

STEPHEN AZZOPARDI Luxol St. Andrews ended their historic presence in Group 8 of the UEFA Futsal Cup’s main round, with a positive win of 5-2 against Mostar from Bosnia & Herzegovina. Mostar broke the deadlock after 13 minutes of play through Marijo Aladžić. A few minutes later Luxol’s Romanian Emil Raducu levelled the matters. Despite having more chances to score, Luxol didn’t manage to change the result before the half time. Luxol started very well in the second half but Mostar gained again the advantage through Mirko Hrkač’s goal in the 26th minute. Following this goal, Luxol didn’t look back anymore and levelled again the score. On the 29th minute, from a corner taken by Celino Alves, Zvezdan Vukovic didn’t miss the target. Around two minutes later Aladžić was given the red card, for a foul committed on Hrvoje Penava. On the 34th minute Luxol scored twice through Hrvoje Penava Read the full article…


Valletta and University of Malta heading towards their first clash

14/10/2017 Fixtures

STEPHEN AZZOPARDI The University of Malta and former Mdina Knights appear to be on an increasing progressive mode during their fourth consecutive season. Similar to Valletta, they managed to make a win of the first three consecutive league matches. This week Valletta cruised over Swieqi U21 with Denis Di Maio’s brace, a goal apiece for Melvin Borg, Shawn Vella and Jovica Milijic, together with an own goal. On the other hand the Universitarians were again successful, bagging another three points against Marsaskala. Nermin Hasanbegovic was in a fantastic form as he scored five goals. Jose Maria Aguillera Castellano was also in top notch as he had a hat-trick. We cannot forget to mention Rodney Debono who worked a lot throughout the whole game and scored the final goal for the University of Malta. Marsaskala reduced the score through their youngest player Charlo Buttigieg, who also was injured later in the Read the full article…


A thrilling game ending with an unfortunate loss

12/10/2017 News

In their second appearance in the UEFA Futsal Cup’s Main Round, despite their stunning performance, Luxol had to bow to Araz Naxcivan in the last 90 seconds. The first half proved to be very balanced, with Luxol going twice on the lead through Hrvoje Penava and Panu Autio. Six minutes before the break, the outstanding Brazilian Maicon Da Silva Gaiewski reduced the score for Araz. From the first instances, the second half showed to have quite a lot of challenges in store for both teams. In the third minute, Da Silva Gaiewski levelled the matters with his second personal goal. Only two minutes later, Luxol’s Brazilian proliphic scorer Rogerio dos Santos Filho, put again Luxol on the lead. Luxol’s Emil Raducu and Hrvoje Penava lost their scoring opportunity, thus did not manage to widen the margin. After testing Luxol’s goalkeeper Kenneth Rakvaag, the unstoppable Da Silva Gaiewski netted his third Read the full article…