09.03.16 Women: Five star Swieqi beat Sliema
An important match for the Swieqi Women’s team ended positively. This game was the highlight of the week since it determined whether Swieqi would hold onto their 2nd place and enter into the promotion challenge.
The first half saw some nail-biting scenarios. The women in orange dominated most of the half and had some very good goal scoring opportunities, however failed to get the ball into the back of the net. This led both teams to enter half time 0-0.
In the second half, on the other hand, the game got much more interesting! The Swieqi Women’s team managed to find the net after just 3 minutes. Daniela Maggi managed to give a perfect assist to Emma Moore who placed it perfectly opening the score for the Oranges. 6 minutes after the first goal, Becky Naudi dribbled nicely and managed to shoot beautifully to give the team a 2-0 lead. The women in Orange went 3-0 up when Kristina Agius assisted Daniela Maggi with a great pass, Maggi dribbled past a player and found the net for the very first time this season. The Swieqi Women’s team grew in confidence and continued to create great opportunities to score more. 8 minutes before the 90th minute mark, Sammy Jo Barbara managed to pass the ball to Kristina Agius down the left wing, and dribbled past two players and finished greatly. In the 90th minute, for the second time Sammy Jo Barbara managed to give another wonderful pass with her head to Maria Elena Grech, and from the right wing Maria Elena managed to add a fifth goal to the score line.
In this encounter with Sliema Wanderers, Swieqi proved to be the better team and definitely deserved the 3 points ending the game with a score of 5-0. The Swieqi Women’s team strengthened their second place in the second division with 28 points. The women in orange will face Mosta next week at the Charles Abela Stadium.
Line up: Cremona Stephanie, Grech Maria Elena, Barbara Sammy Jo, Casha Daniela, Mamo Stephanie, Galea Kate, Galea Gingell Amy (Agius Maria Kristina), Naudi Becky (Pomroy Davinia), Attard Yolande (Muscat Giulia Maria), Maggi Daniela (Zammit Louise), Moore Emma (Chircop Francesca).
Subs not used: Montfort Krista, Tinio April
Match Report: Giulia Maria Muscat