BOV Premier League | Ħamrun Spartans 2 – Birkirkara 1

Ħamrun Spartans returned to winning ways with a 2-1 win over Birkirkara.

Photo: Dominic Borg
Photo: Dominic Borg

Birkirkara made a good start to the match as they forged ahead after eighth minutes. Marcelinho de Siquiera’s shot was pushed away by Manuel Bartolo. Carlos Chavarria took the rebound and placed the ball inside the net.

The Spartans equalised on the 35th minute. Donneil Alain Moukanza’s cross was met by Caetano Calil who slotted the ball inside the net.

Tedesco’s side scored the winning goal on the 74th minute. Calil fired a thumping shot that gave Kristijan Naumovski no chance.

Ħamrun Spartans starting line-up: Manuel Bartolo, Antonio Monticelli, Enrico Pepe, Triston Caruana, Wilfried Joselin Domoraud, Matthew Gauci, Njongo Priso Doding, Karl Micallef, Donneil Alain Moukanza, Orestis Nikolopoulos, Caetano Calil

Birkirkara starting line-up: Kristijan Naumovski, Danilo Quipap Chapoval Azevedo, Matthew Guillaumier, Mislav Andelkovic, Paul Fenech, Kurt Zammit, Fancha Ferreira dos Santos, Michael Mifsud, Cain Attard, Marcelinho de Siquiera, Carlos Chavarria

Referee: Darryl Agius

Assistant Referees: Roberto Vella, Slobodan Petrovic

Fourth Official: Glen Tonna

BOV Player of the Match: Caetano Calil (Ħamrun)