The Naxxar Victorians' experience within the MAFA Christmas Cup was halted by a tough Qormi Hotspurs side this afternoon at Zurrieq Grounds. Despite playing at a much better level than usual, two goals coming from corners cost the team a place in the semi-finals.
Today marks the Victorians' first Christmas Cup outing in the MAFA League. The team plays fellow Second Division league team, Qormi Hotspurs. After the team's last match vs San Giljan Saints, the Victorians will be looking to leave the pitch with a good performance and ideally a an even greater result.
This week's opponents, San Giljan Saints proved to be too much for the Victorians in their MAFA Matchday 4 fixture at St. Lucia grounds. The Victorians struggled to get a shot on goal and this put the Saints in a dominant position from the start.
After matchday 2's defeat away to Tal-Qroqq, the Naxxar Victorians will be out to let go of the past and focus on getting their first full three points this afternoon. The boys play current league leaders, San Giljan Saints and the boys are more than ready to try and change this shakey start into their first win.
Naxxar Victorians president, Karl Borg visited Naxxar's favourite boy, Nigel Spiteri this past week. Spiteri, who is currently waiting for treatment in Sutton, UK has always been a fan of both Naxxar Lions and the Victorians and so, a visit from Borg came as a pleasant surprise.
Halloween proved to be quite horrific for the Naxxar Victorians against Tal-Qroqq Versity yesterday evening. What started as a dream debut for striker, Connor Muchmore who scored right at the start of the match, ended up a nightmare right until the last whistle.
The Naxxar Victorians will be out to get their first full three points this afternoon, when they play against Tal- Qroqq Versity. Matchday 3 comes after two consecutive draws for the Victorians, and the boys are more than ready to try and change this streak into wins.
The Victorians proved to be a force to be reckoned with yesterday night against current MAFA Second Division leaders, Qormi Hotspurs. The teams played against the rough winds of the the Sliema grounds in Tigne. This came to be quite the challenge as they struggled to move the ball as much as they wished. However the Victorians made good use of the elements to secure a fine 4-1 victory.
The Naxxar Victorians' second official match in the MAFA League has ended in a draw after a tough game against Mqabba Albions. An early Salif Sanogo goal sent the Victorians into ecstacy, it being our first official goal in MAFA.
The MAFA League is back this afternoon with another 3 matches from Division 2! Our Naxxar Victorians play southerners, Mqabba Albions today at 15:30 at St.Lucija Grounds. Once again, coach will leave it until the kick-off to disclose his line-up, however he did give us his 18-man squad list.