Malta Football Association
Sta Venera-Kirkop match to resume on 29th November
Nov 7, 2019
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BOV Amateur League B

The BOV Third Division League match between Sta Venera Lightnings and Kirkop United, abandoned in the 44th minute on Thursday, 31st October, 2019, will resume on 29th November, 2019 at the Centenary Stadium.

The match was abandoned after Sta Venera Lightnings captain Yau Mun Law collapsed on the pitch. Law received immediate medical treatment pitchside before being taken to Mater Dei Hospital where he is still recovering.


The Sta Venera-Kirkop match will now resume on 29th November, 2019 at 19.00 (7pm) from the 44th minute in line with the Malta Football Association’s Competition Rules.


Article 15 (iv) of the MFA Competition Rules stipulates:


(iv) If a competitive match cannot be played or falls short of its stipulated duration due to circumstances which are not attributable to any of the clubs concerned the match shall be played on another date.

Provided that when the match is played on such other date, the match shall resume from the point in time of the match in which the match was abandoned or discontinued, and the remaining match time must be played. 

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