Local Football > National Teams > MALTAE GIRLS END WITH PERFECT RECORD

MALTAE GIRLS END WITH PERFECT RECORD

Malta wrapped up their commitments in the UEFA Girls Under-16 Development Mini-tournament with a perfect record after seeing off Liechtenstein 6-0 for their third win in as many matches.

In their previous two outings, the Maltese girls, led by coach Dorianne Theuma, beat Andorra 2-0 and Gibraltar 14-0.

The home team started the match in bright fashion, constantly trying to push forward through the overlapping Emma Ciantar and Rachela Pace.

After going close through Michela Bonello Ghio and Kailey Willis. Malta opened the scoring on 19 minutes.

Veronique Mifsud’s in-swinging cross-shot from a corner sailed past the opposing goalkeeper.

Maia Debono doubled Malta’s lead with a long-range effort which was defleced by the goalkeeper.

Immediately after, Rachela Pace struck a third with a curling effort.

Theuma’s girls pressed for more goals before the half-time break.

Hayley Bugeja made it 4-0 with a fine individual effort.

On the brink of half-time, Malta added two more goals… the first an own goal while Laura Chetcuti Dimech scored the other for a commanding 6-0 lead.

After the change of ends, Malta easily controlled the proceedings and came close to scoring their seventh goal but Jessica Dimech missed a penalty in stoppage time.

In the other match, Andorra beat Gibraltar 1-0.
  View this article in PDF format Print article
Share |

Navigate through the articles
Previous article MALTA WOMEN’S TEAM TO PLAY TWO FRIENDLIES MALTA GIRLS EASE PAST GIBRALTAR Next article
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Search our Site Advertising on MaltaSport