Monthly Archives: March 2018

Valletta and Mriehel ESS crowned as Champions

24/03/2018 Fixtures

Valletta accomplished the Elite title in the second leg final against Luxol. After a goalless first half, the match continued to a much more entertaining second half, the end of which was a penalty shootout. Valletta broke the deadlock in the fourth minute of the second half, from an inviting cross to Jovica Milijic who put the ball at the back of the net. Five minutes later, Luxol’s Zvezdan Vukovic levelled the matters. With less than two minutes of play, Dylan Musu regained advantage for the Citizens and put their supporters on celebration mode. In the last second Luxol’s Emil Andrei Raducu tested his luck and shot to goal against all odds. This 2-2 tie meant that the winner had to be decided after a penalty shootout. Valletta’s Gia Nikvashvili missed the first penalty as he was denied by Luxol’s goalkeeper Christian Cassar. Celino Alves who returned from an injury, Read the full article…

Valletta keep title hopes alive in a dominant win

17/03/2018 Fixtures

A very determined and united squad gave Valletta a dominant win against the other title contenders Luxol. The stunning performance throughout the whole season of both teams reached its peak, turning the game into a very entertaining match. In the twelfth minute Georgian Gia Nikvashvili broke the deadlock and put the Citizens on the lead. A minute later Andy Mangion levelled matters till the end of the first half. Two minutes from the beginning of the second half, Valletta’s Nikvasvili found the net again. Columbian Camilo Andres Gomez Vanegas added another one for the Lillywhites and made them 3-1. It was again Nikvashvili’s turn to add another one for Valletta and mark his personal hat-trick. After various dangerous opportunities from both sides, Dylan Musu sealed the end result of 5-1. Next week both teams will have to confront each other with either Valletta confirming themselves as Elite Champions, or with Read the full article…

Valletta and Luxol confirmed as Elite Finalists

10/03/2018 Fixtures

Valletta and Luxol confirmed again their presence in the Elite Final, after passing by Hamrun Tre Angeli and Swieqi United respectively. Valletta initially moved forward and scored through Columbian Camilo Andres Gomez Vanegas and Melvin Borg. During the second half the Citizens didn’t cease from scoring and found again the net through Redeemer Borg and Melvin Borg. Two minutes towards the end, Hamrun reduced the matters through Stefan Camilleri and Daniel Mifsud. This led Valletta to ticket their place in the final with an end result of 4-2 and an aggregate of 9-3. Luxol ascertained their place in the final against Valletta, after beating Swieqi United with 4-1 and an aggregate of 10-2. Zvezdan Vukovic put Luxol on the lead through a sole goal in the first half. Swieqi United made a positive start of the second half as their youngest player Aidan Micallef, son of Christian Micallef who plays Read the full article…

Luxol and Valletta win the semi finals’ first leg

03/03/2018 Fixtures

In the first Play Offs Semi Final, Luxol continued the winning trend, as they managed to win the first leg against Swieqi United with the end result of 6-1. In the first half Luxol found the net three times, through player coach Frane Despotovic, captain Mark Zammit and Andy Mangion. In the opening of the second half, Luxol kept their rhythm high with Maicon Da Silva Gaiewski who had a quick fire brace. In a short period of time, Swieqi United reduced the gap through their veteran player coach Boicho Marev. Luxol put their mind at rest in the dying seconds with Andy Mangion’ second personal goal. In the second Play Offs Semi Final, Valletta and Hamrun offered a very entertaining match, giving the Citizens a win of 5-1. After only 39 seconds Valletta’s Denis Di Maio broke the deadlock and Hamrun managed to keep this result till the end Read the full article…

Luxol wins decider against Valletta

01/03/2018 Fixtures

Luxol ended on top of the Elite’s table after beating Valletta 2-1 in the Pre-Play Offs Decider. It was quite a balanced game and extremely tactical with both teams utilising the flying keeper. Luxol started immediately with Mark Zammit as the flying keeper and in the second half Dylan Musu took the same role for Valletta. All goals came in the first half, starting with Valletta’s Shawn Vella who broke the deadlock, Zvezdan Vukovic scored the equalizer and Gian Carlo Sammut put Luxol on the lead. Tomorrow the Play Offs get started with Luxol playing against Swieqi United and Valletta will face off Hamrun Tre Angeli.