Breaking News – Massimo Grima back in National Team

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 3:43

The Communication office of the MFA has just issued a statement informing that the training for the National A Team will resume regularly as from Monday 4th January as part of the ongoing preparation of the squad by National team coach John Buttigieg and his assistant Carmel Busuttil.

Massimo Grima right next to Joseph Farrugia in a BOV Premier League match last season. Photo Domenic Aquilina

Massimo Grima right next to Joseph Farrugia in a BOV Premier League match last season. Photo Domenic Aquilina

The players will be only the Malta-based ones, and will see the return of Massimo Grima (Qormi) and Terence Scerri (Valletta). Meanwhile five players, namely Etienne Barbara, Aaron Xuereb (both Hibernians), Jean Paul Mifsud Triganza, Ian Azzopardi (both Sliema Wanderers) and  Cleavan Frendo (Valletta) have been dropped from the squad.

Valletta is the most represented team, with eight players, while Birkirkara, Hibernians and Sliema have four players each, Floriana and Qormi one, while the other player is Michael Mifsud, who is still without a club.

Training sessions will be as follows:

Mondays at 10.00 hrs

Tuesdays at 10.00hrs and 17.00 hrs

Wednesdays at 10,00 hrs.

Thus the full list of players reporting for training with the National ‘A’ Team from 4th January 2010 is as follows:

Gilbert  Agius  Valletta FC

Shaun  Bajada  Birkirkara FC

Steve  Bezzina  Valletta FC

Roderick  Briffa  Valletta FC

Jonathan  Caruana  Hibernians FC

Trevor  Cilia   Birkirkaka FC

Andrew  Cohen  Hibernians FC

Clayton  Failla  Sliema W. FC

Ryan  Fenech  Sliema W. FC

Paul  Fenech   Birkirkara FC

Massimo  Grima   Qormi FC

Edward  Herrera  Hibernians FC

Andrew  Hogg  Valletta FC

George  Mallia  Birkirkara FC

Micheal  Mifsud  No  Club

Mario  Muscat  Hibernians FC

Alex  Muscat  Sliema W. FC

Jamie  Pace  Valletta FC

Brian  Said Floriana FC

Kevin  Sammut  Valletta FC

Terrence  Scerri  Valletta FC

Kenneth  Scicluna  Valletta FC

Ivan  Woods  Sliema W. FC





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