National Coach chooses squad


In a meeting held at the Corradino Pavillion Hall, Mark Marlow, the new national team mentor, stressed on the importance of a long term vision regarding local futsal and to introduce this game from a very tender age. In a meeting with the Premier and First Division clubs’ coaches who are participating in the local

Lija and Luxol remain on the right track

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Lija managed to keep their positive track in the Futsal First Division ahead of their direct clash against  Mellieha when they hammered Msida 9-0 to register their fifth win on the trot. Aleksandar Ribic was exceptional for the winners as he scored a hat-trick to pave the way for his side’s  victory. After installing a

Mellieha keeps going, Mdina still can’t make it

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From Tuesday’s First Division matches, Mellieha keeps on winning and gives Naxxar the first defeat.  Attard moves forward and Mdina still can’t get their first win of the season. Mellieha who already had a four goal advantage in the first half, sealed a 6-2 victory against Naxxar. In the second half, Naxxar took the risk

A Closer Look at … Mark Marlow (National Team’s Coach)


Recently the Malta Football Association appointed Mark Marlow as the Maltese Futsal National Team’s Coach. Mark Marlow is currently in his third year as Mosta Nursery Head Coach, following a vast coaching experience. Qualified with UEFA’s A License coached U11’s Paola Hibs Nursery (2002-03), Player/Coach with Kercem Ajax FC (2003-04), MFA Regional coach & U14

A Closer Look at….Thomas Consoli (Mqabba FC)

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Name: Thomas Consoli Born on the 8th August 1987 (27 years) Works as an Engineer Hobbies: Gaming, Football. Personal Motto: Respect All, Fear None How did you start playing futsal? About a year and a half ago, two friends of mine, Aaron Calafato and Jonathan Brincat, approached me to go for a trial with Msida

Emphatic win for Luqa


Luqa notched their fourth consecutive win in the First Division after dominating Qrendi 5-0. This win helped them climb third in the table. Isaac Delmar and Andrew Scerri hit a brace while captain Luke Buhagiar added another one for the Luqa side. Sirens returned to winning ways as they defeated Birzebbuga 4-1 to install themselves

Plucky Mosta give hard time to Champions


Balzan joined Luxol on top of the standings in the Premier Division after sweating hard to beat a determined Mosta side 4-3. On paper, the Champions were favourites to win the three points without any difficulty but found Mosta, who had several players missing, determined to give a hard time to their opponents. Glenn Bonello

Lija joins Mellieha on top, chased by Naxxar

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Lija recorded their four out of four win, with a 5-1 result of fellow newcomers Attard. Aleksander Ribic’s brace was significant to make him as the current top scorer, scoring twelve goals so far. Ryan Bugeja, Redeemer Borg and Jason Gauci also put their names in the scorers’ list for Lija. Attard’s only goal came

A Closer Look At … Cleaven Portelli (Mdina Knights)

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Date of Birth: 26/2/94 (20year old) Place of Birth: Malta Studies BSc.Podiatry at the University of Malta   How did you begin to play futsal?   At around April, the University Council issued a call for applications for the Futsal Team to represent the University in the national futsal league. I have friends who play

Last gasp goal gives Luxol narrow win, Balzan sweat hard for victory

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A dramatic goal scored 4.1 seconds from the end by Karl Saliba gave Luxol a dramatic 4-3 win against Valletta to register their second consecutive success of the season. It was not an easy game for the St Andrews outfit who were mostly erratic in front of goal and had to sweat hard against a