BOV Premier League | Tarxien Rainbows 2 – Naxxar Lions 1

Tarxien Rainbows registered their second consecutive win after beating Naxxar Lions 2-1.

Photo: Dominic Borg
Photo: Dominic Borg

The Rainbows went ahead on the 33rd minute. Following a cross by James Brincat, Christoph Nicht failed to neutralise, and rebound fell for Ricardo Silva Faria who placed the ball inside the net.

Tarxien made the score 2-0 on the 65th minute. Silva Faria received the ball from Artur Benes and hit a shot that went past Nicht.

Naxxar pulled one back seven minutes later. Andre Scicluna fouled Darren Falzon inside the penalty area and the referee signalled for a penalty. From the eleven metres mark, Scott James Fenwick converted.

Tarxien Rainbows starting line-up: Christian Cassar, Ebiabowei Baker, Ayrton Azzopardi, James Brincat, Luke Grech, Andre Charles Scicluna, Ryan Darmanin, Artur Benes, Eduard Marian Calin, Ricardo Silva Faria, Sean Cipriott

Naxxar Lions starting line-up: Christoph Nicht, Scott James Fenwick, Ryan Grech, Manolito Micallef, Darren Falzon, Duane Bonnici, Jurgen Debono, Daniel Mateo Bustos, Angus Buhagiar, Ndoye Elhadji Ousseynou, Adrian Cascaval

Referee: Etienne Mangion

Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Peter Abela

Fourth Official: Mario Apap

BOV Player of the Match: Ricardo Silva Faria (Tarxien Rainbows)