Valletta and Zebbug close to promotion

Valletta and Zebbug Rangers are one step away from being promoted to the Premier Division next season after some hard-fought wins to continue marching on in the FXDD First Division.

Valletta saw off eleventh placed Siggiewi 4-2 to maintain their top spot with Zebbug and Gzira.

It wasn’t an easy stroll for the Citizens as they found a bold Siggiewi side who proved to be a tough opposition.

Valletta scored their most important goals from a brace by Robert Magro, Ilija Milivojsa and Dylan Agius.

Consequently Zebbug emulated their rivals’ success as they disposed of Fgura 6-1. Alan Zammit pushed his team forward with a hat-trick, Karstin Cilia scored a brace and Jonathan Scerri added another one for the Rangers who obtained their fifteenth success of the season.

Naxxar consolidated their top five position in the standings after defeating Marsascala 6-4.

Kalkara and Sirens obtained a vital win against their respective opponents to climb further up in theĀ  table.

Kalkara beat Santa Lucia 5-2 to obtain their ninth victory of the season while Sirens managed to win 7-2 against Msida.

Matthew Buttigieg, Duncan Bonello, Gerry Fabbro, Marc Tabone Ferrante were among the scorers for Kalkara.