Jhonnattann hat-trick seals victory for Birkirkara

Floriana could not keep Jhonnattann Benites de Conceicao out of their goal as the latter sealed a 3-0 victory for Birkirkara on Saturday evening.

Birkirkara are in fantastic form this season winning their fourth consecutive match. Photo by Ray attard
Birkirkara are in fantastic form this season winning their fourth consecutive match. Photo by Ray attard

Birkirkara has now won four matches while Floriana suffered their first defeat after two draws and a win.

Birkirkara did not waste no time when they took the lead on the 11th minute. Off a cross by Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza, Jhonnattann Benites da Conceicao beat goalkeeper Jurgen Borg with his shot.

Floriana’s trevor Cilia went close on the 26th minute but Reuben Gauci kept the ball out of the net.

Jhonnattann scored his second goal for Birkirkara on the 56th minute. Off a precise pass, Jhonnattann Benites da Conceicao advanced into the area and slotted the ball past goalkeeper Jurgen Borg.

Jhonnattann managed to make 3-0 on the 75th minute when his perfect freekick left no chance for the Floriana goalkeeper.

Jhonnattann Benites da Conceicao was voted BOV Player of the Match.

Floriana: Jurgen Borg, Kane Farrugia, aaron Brown, Owen Bugeja, Carl Tremarco, Trevor Cilia, Aman Verma (64’ Valdo Alhinho), Thomas Paris, Clyde Borg, Ryan Darmanin, Akanni-Sunday Wasiu.
Subs not used: Jonathan Debono, Duncan Pisani, Tyrone Farrugia, Jermain Brincat, Mark Spiteri, Francesco Guzman.
Asst. Coach: Alan Lewer

Birkirkara: Reuben Gauci, Alejandro Mendozo Corujo, Joseph Zerafa, Paul Fenech, Ryan Scicluna (71’ Rowen Muscat), Nikola Vukanac, Gareth Sciberras, shoal Shodiya (88’ Godwin Mackay), Edward Herrera, Jhonnattann da Conceicao, Jean Pierre Mifsud Triganza (46’ Ryan Camenzuli)
Coach: Paul Zammit
Asst. Coach: Peter Pullicino

Referee: Paul Caruana
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Robert Vella
Fourth Official: Adrian Azzopardi
Yellow Cards: Verma, Brown, Shodiya
Scorers: 11’, 56’, 74’ Jhonnattann Benites da Conceicao

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