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MELITA WIN PROMOTION

Melita Celtics will play in the Premier Division next season after beating JIVAL in a promotion decider 8-7 on penalties.

It was an interesting encounter with little difference between the two. Sixteen minutes when Melita took the lead through a penalty scored by Andrew Naudi. But Jival answered back quickly and within two minutes they got level.

After the break, JIVAL went in front 3-1 but Melita were not let down and goals by Naudi and Brian Said restored parity.

Extra time was not enough, with Said scoring first and El Baden getting the equiliser. Penalties had to decide and here Melita scored four and Jival three.

So for next season, the Premier League is to be composed of the following teams: MARSA WS, DINGLI, WARDIJA, RABAT and the two promoted teams VALLETTA and MELITA.

The First Division will have the following teams: the two relegated teams MOSTA and B’KARA, TARGA GAP, ŻURRIEQ WOLVES, TAL-QROQQ and ZABBAR

MALTA TEAM TO PLAY IN ANDORRA

The Malta Masters National team will be taking part in a prestigious tournament between 14 – 18 June. This is the eleventh edition that the Andorra Senior Cup is being held.

It is confirmed that 36 teams will be taking part, attracting sides such as Barcelona teams with ex famous players from countries like Spain, France, and also from nearby countries.

The Malta team with coach Charles Agius has now been training and playng some friendly games for these last weeks, so that all players will be in their best physical condition for the tounament. Malta has a good squad and confident that they will get a good placng.

The association would like to thank the following individuals and others who gave support and made participation possible, the players themselves who forged out a good sum, Michael Borg Olivier, Brian Said, David Grima, Michael Gasan Pace, Eric Saliba, Kevin Loughborough, Mario Meli and the following firms who contributed so much to reach out all the expenses: J. PORTELLI PROJECTS, FINESTRAL, DTX PROJECTS, FOSTER CLARK PRODUCTS LTD, AND NAXXAR MOTORS
 
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