The Malta Independent 13 August 2022, Saturday

Sliema cruise past Sirens

Saturday, 30 July 2022, 07:06 Last update: about 14 days ago

Stewart Said

SLIEMA FRANK SALT........... 12

SIRENS MECCA MARINE...... 3

(1-0), (3-1), (3-0), (5-2)

 

Following last week’s dramatic victory against Neptunes, Sliema Frank Salt registered their fourth consecutive win, this time cruising past Sirens Mecca Marine. Now they have a week preparation for play-off semi-final and wait to find who their opponent will be from today’s showdown between Neptunes Videoslots and San Ġiljan JP Projects.

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Certainly, more was expected from Sirens Mecca Marine as they rarely proved to be a worthy opposition. It was surely one of the poorest performances of the summer, especially considering their last performances against the top teams.

Jamie Gambin put Sliema in the lead with a goal from man-up early in the game. Sliema continued to dictate play but had to wait for the second session to find the net, this time from Jayden Cutajar, Jerome Gabarretta and Liam Galea. On the other side, Isaiah Riolo scored the first goal for Sirens after almost two sessions.

Sirens were still in the game, but a reaction was expected from them in the third session. Sliema made sure to kill the game, scoring another three consecutive goals for a 7-1 scoreline. Gabarretta, Benji Cachia and Kieyan Borg scored the goals. Beto Fernandez’s team continued to put goals past the helpless Matthew Bonello Dupuis in the last session for a nine-goal win.

Sliema: N. Grixti, J. Gabarretta (3), L. Galea (1), D. Rizzo, M. Meli (1), B. Cachia (1), J. Cutajar (1), M. Mifsud, J. Brownrigg, J. Gambin (2), Z. Mizzi, D. Zammit (1), A. Theuma, K. Borg (2)

Sirens: T. Micallef, P. Serracino, K. Erdogan, J. Sciberras, J. Zerafa Gregory, G. Farrugia, M. Chircop, I. Riolo (1), J. Napier, M. Cutajar, M. Sciberras (1), M. Azzopardi (1), M. Bonello Dupuis, G. Melillo, K. Agius

Referees: Danilo Mazzoccoli, Ronnie Spiteri

 

BOV FIRST DIVISION

TA’ XBIEX AMIGOS............... 9

MARSAXLOKK BROWN’S...... 7

(4-0), (3-3), (1-1), (1-3)

 

Ta’ Xbiex: R. Coleiro, C.J. Saliba, E. Aquilina (1), J. Pace Mizzi, E. Meli, S. Engerer, J. Saliba (3), J. Cassar (3), E. Schembri (2), Z. Cutajar Licari, B. Attard Littschwager, J. Chircop, D. Galea Mule

Marsaxlokk: S. Mifsud, R. Spiteri, C. Cutajar (1), B. Zammit (1), T. Agius, D. Bugeja, M. Zammit (2), L. Mallia (1), L. Saliba, R. Galea, G. Gatt, E. Mallia (1), M. Farrugia

Referees: Danilo Mazzoccoli, Richard Magri

 

OTTERS NIVEA.................. 5

BARRACUDAS................... 5

(0-1), (5-0), (0-2), (0-2)

 

Otters: M. Xerri, M. Bonnici, K. Scicluna (1), L. Grech Carr (2), M. Farrugia, D. Dimech, I. Azzopardi, S. Dimech (1), L. Dimech, S. Apap, Z. Bartolo (1), A. Dimech, G. Gatt Ellis, K. Micallef, K. Lupi Spencer

Barracudas: M. Gouder, A. Piccione (1), A. Magri, P. Micallef (1), D. Ciantar, R. Sciortino (2), S. Aquilina, L. Galea, D. Camilleri, S. Camilleri, A. Mifsud, T.J. Mifsud (1), C. Bugeja, G. Bugeja, J. Erdogan

Referees: Mirko Schiavo, Stefan Licari

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