Malta Football Association
Birkirkara start women’s title defence against rivals Hibs
Jul 25, 2018
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BOV Women's League
Women's U/19 League
Photo: Paul Zammit Cutajar/MFA
Photo: Paul Zammit Cutajar/MFA

  • Photo: Paul Zammit Cutajar/MFA
  • Photo: Paul Zammit Cutajar/MFA

Birkirkara will kick off their women’s league title defence with a match against rivals Hibernians on the opening day of the championship, starting on October 16, 2018.

The fixtures’ sequence of the 2018-19 BOV Women’s League was published on Tuesday evening following the draw made at the Malta FA offices.


The title race last season was a two-way affair with Birkirkara securing the top honour after beating the Paolites in their final-day encounter.


The 2018-19 BOV Women’s League will be split into two phases.


After two regular rounds, the eight participating teams will be divided into two categories with the leading four teams forming Section A and the remaining four going into Section B. The second phase will also be played over two rounds.


Matches will be played on Tuesday and Wednesday.


Swieqi United vs Mosta; Birkirkara vs Hibernians; Mġarr United vs Fgura United; Raiders (Luxol) vs Kirkop United.


Before their league opener in October, Birkirkara and Hibernians will go head to head in the curtain-raising BOV Super Cup on Tuesday, September 18.


Opening programme: Raiders Luxol vs Kirkop United; Gozo vs Birkirkara; Żebbuġ Rangers vs Swieqi United; Hibernians vs Mosta.

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