Local Football
Amadou Samb destroyed Hamrun Spartans with a hat-trick to help Gzira United to a convincing 4-0 win and also restore their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Hibernians returned to winning ways beating Senglea Athletic 1-0, while Tarxien Rainbows registered their second victory in a a row defeating Naxxar Lions 2-1 on Friday.
In the last serious of games of Masters Football these included three games of the Cisk Masters Division One League, in which Valletta and Jival again won to lead the way in the standings with maximum points.
Hibernians midfielder Johann Bezzina has been called up to the Malta squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifier against Lithuania at the National Stadium on Thursday.
Malta Under-21 coach Silvio Vella has named a provisional 23-strong squad for the upcoming UEFA U-21 Championship qualifying match against Sweden on October 10.
In the Mapfre/MSVLife Masters Premier League Marsa White Stars Barilla won their third consecutive game after beating champions Mosta 13-8 to go top of the table.
Tom Saintfiet has been appointed as the new coach of the Maltese national team.
Malta grabbed its first point in the penultimate 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifier against Lithuania at the National Stadium on Thursday.
After all teams played their second game, Marsa White Stars are the surprise team leading in first place.
Pietro Ghedin will leave his post as Malta coach at the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.
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Friday, October 20, 2017
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