MTFSA: First international tournament held ahead of local competitions

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 13:00

This weekend the Malta Table Football Sports Association organised its 1st International Tournament for this season which was held at the 12th May Band Club in Zebbug – Malta.

On Saturday, in the Teams event Valletta Lions Table Football Club (a club founded in 2013) won their first International tournament by beating their sporting rivals from the capital city Valletta Subbuteo Club 3-1 in the final.

In the group stages, Valletta Lions Table Football Club won its group by obtaining maximum points. In the semi-finals, they won against Attard Subbuteo Club with a 4-0 score line. Valletta Subbuteo Club also won their group with maximum points and in the semi final they drew 2-2 with Bormla Subbuteo Club but progressed to the final on a better goal difference.

On Sunday, the Individual tournament was held with Samuel Bartolo winning the title against Mark Gauci with a score of 4-2. Both players progressed from the semi-finals by beating club mates Derek Conti and Angelo Borg 4-3 and 3-1 respectively.

In the Under 19 category, Andrew Abela won the group with maximum points with Tristan Fenech finishing in the second place. Both players hail from Valletta Subbuteo Club. The other 3 players who participated form part of Valletta Lions Table Football Club team. These were Melvin Barun, Neil Mark Bonnici and Lyon Baldacchino, who finished 3rd, 4th & 5th place respectively,

In the Under 15 category, Jurgen Balzan finished top of the table with 7 points winning the final game against Andrew Deguara 1-0 who finished second place with 6 points. Jamie Bonnici and Aiden Williams finished 3rd and 4th placed.





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