Football: Winning start for Malta Under-16s in UEFA Mini-Tournament

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 14:02

Gavin Muscat

Malta made a positive start to the UEFA European Boys Youth Under-16 Development Mini-Tournament after beating Armenia 1-0 in their opening game at the Centenary Stadium.

Captain Shaun Dimech scored the winning goal with a direct free-kick from outside the box after just five minutes.

Silvio Vella’s boys face Andorra in their second encounter on Friday. The match, at the Centenary Stadium, kicks off at 3pm.

Malta’s final match is against Gibraltar on Sunday.


Starting line-up: Amara Sylla, Jake Ghio, Shaun Cassar, Liam McKay, Carlo Zammit Lonardelli, Shaun Dimech, Ryan Tonna, Jamie Sixsmith, Alexander Satariano, Clyde Bouvet, Christian Gauci.

Substitutes:  Andrè Spiteri, Sebastian Grech, Ethan Letheridge, Andreas Vella, Russel Vella, Bradley Sciberras, Matthew Portelli, Sheldon Pisani, Paul Mbong.

Malta vs Armenia

Malta vs Armenia

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