Monthly Archives: March 2013

FXDD Futsal Knock Out – Semi Finals

25/03/2013 Fixtures

Balzan and Hibernians storm through semi-finals to reach FXDD Futsal KO Final being held on the 26th April 2013.  Futsal KO holders Balzan FC and current league leaders Hibernians, outclassed their respective semi-final opponents last Friday evening at the Corradino Pavilion, to reach the KO final. The FXDD Futsal KO Final, will be played on the 26th April at 8pm, between these two very organized Futsal teams in what is expected to be a guaranteed Futsal spectacle. Both teams have already played each other twice this season, with both games ending in a draw, clearly highlighting the balance between both teams. Despite the fact that Hibernians are sole leaders of the Futsal league, yet both teams are still unbeaten. In the first KO final played on Friday night, Balzan brushed aside a relatively weak Hamrun side, 8-0. With just one point after 14 games, Hamrun are in serious relegation issues, Read the full article…

Gharghur Coach Handed Down A Suspension Of Two Years

25/03/2013 News

The FMA Disciplinary Board held on Thursday 21st March 2013, after due and careful consideration, decided in accordance with Article 4 I (b) (i) of the FMA Disciplinary Procedures and Sanctions, found Gharghur Coach guilty of having used physical or moral violence against the Referee of the Match against St. Patrick’s held on 21st February 2013 and sanctioned in terms of Article I (c) (d) to a fine of 200 euros. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 12 A (1) (a) (i) of the FMA Disciplinary Procedures and Sanctions, hereby found the Gharghur coach guilty of having used a part of his body to strike an official and therefore was suspended for a period of two years as stipulated in Article 12 A (1) (a) (i).

Fgura Protest Upheld

25/03/2013 News

The FMA Disciplinary Board held on Thursday 21st March 2013, upheld the protest lodged by Fgura United and in accordance with Article 9(VI) of the MFA Competition rules, hereby declared that Sirens lost the FXDD Futsal Third Division match against Fgura United played on the 3rd March 2013. Fgura United were awarded the game with a 2-0 result. The Sirens player was reprimanded and fined 75 euros and the club, Sirens, was reprimanded and fined 75 euros and another 25 euros for failing to appear in front of the board.

Sliema Protest Upheld

25/03/2013 News

The FMA disciplinary board held on Thursday 21st March 2013, upheld Sliema protest against the result of their FXDD Futsal Premier match against St. Andrews played on the 8th March 2013. The FMA disciplinary board ruled in favour of Sliema who were awarded a 2-0 win after the same Sliema officials successfully argued that St. Andrews listed a player who according to the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner’s Decision Report published on the 6th March 2013 had been suspended for one game. The player concerned’s suspension was doubled and such suspension must be aggregated to the original one handed on the 6th March 2013 which wasn’t served. The club, St. Andrews was also reprimanded and fined 25 euros in accordance with the FMA Statute.  

Futsal Referee Appointment

25/03/2013 News

Maltese Futsal Referee Franco Cachia was appointed by UEFA for the Futsal Euro Qualifiers Main Round Group 7 being held in Turkey from the 27th to the 30th March 2013. The teams participating are Turkey, Ukraine, Slovenia and England. Futsal Euro Finals will be played in Belgium in January 2014.    

FXDD Futsal Knock Out – Semi Finals Stage

22/03/2013 Fixtures

In tonight’s semi-finals we will see 4 FXDD Futsal Premier Teams fighting it out for a place in the final being held on the 26th April 2013 at 8pm. In the first semi-final current Super Cup holders Balzan will be playing against Harmun Spartans. Hamrun are experiencing a tough season in the top futsal division and have only managed to register their first point in the last game against Valletta. Tonight’s game may turn around Hamrun’s fortunes during this season, on the other hand Balzan are still unbeaten in all competitions and are in a very good position to place in the top 4 and qualify for the FXDD Futsal Premier Play offs. Balzan played against the following teams to reach the semi-finals: 1st round –         Balzan 3 – 2 Zejtun 2nd round –       Balzan 9 – 6 Melita Quarter final –   Balzan 8 – 7 Lija Hamrun played against the following teams to Read the full article…

FXDD Futsal Premier League Week 16 Round Up

18/03/2013 Fixtures

Rainbows hold champions Balzan FC The highlight of the FXDD Premier League last week was undoubtedly Friday’s clash between current leaders and reigning champions Balzan FC and emerging side Tarxien Rainbows.  The latter have been making steady progress  in their bid to seek a berth in the top four positions, four points behind fourth placed Lija Athletics and with a game in hand. Balzan opened well, barely a few seconds from kick off through Cosmin Anton, but Tarxien regained their composure to control the game and level the score through Gabriel Dobre before half time. The same equilibrium was maintained throughout the second half with both teams balancing each other out.  Balzan took the lead once again through Basil Emeka but the Rainbows determination was awarded when Gabriel Dobre levelled the score once again. The game finished 2-2, with Balzan retaining their unbeaten record but losing two precious points in Read the full article…

FXDD Futsal Premier League Week 14 Round Up

05/03/2013 Fixtures

Hibs edge Tarxien in close encounter The Premier League Futsal derby played last Friday, between title hopefuls Hibernians and Tarxien Rainbows, stole the limelight of last week’s FXDD Premier League fixtures. As expected the game was a balanced affair between two top futsal teams as the scoreline shows, 2-1. Hibernians managed to snatch three precious points out of this difficult encounter to retain top spot and remain unbeaten. The latter opened well, with Bulgarian international Boicho Marev testing the waters. The Rainbows on the other hand were dangerous through Romanian international trio swift counter attacks. First half ended in a stale mate.In the second half, Tarxien came out more aggressive, but Hibs’ Boicho Marev soon opened the score through a well taken free kick. James Ciangura was quick to level the score for Tarxien. From this point the match became more intense with both teams resorting to foul play. It Read the full article…