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Attard FC striker Schembri hits high notes
Apr 14, 2020
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BOV Third Division
Nicholas Schembri has scored 19 goals in 17 matches for Attard FC. PHOTO: Stephen Gatt
Nicholas Schembri has scored 19 goals in 17 matches for Attard FC. PHOTO: Stephen Gatt

Attard striker Nicholas Schembri is the leading scorer in the BOV Third Division League. He is enjoying his best season with 19 goals for leaders Attard before the football competitions were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Schembri, who joined Attard from First Division side Swieqi United at the start of the season, has played a pivotal role for his team as Attard have opened a seven-point lead over Għargħur, Siġġiewi and Kirkop United at the top of the table.

 

With 19 goals in 17 matches, his ratio stands at 1.12 per game and one goal every 80.47 minutes. Schembri has scored in seven successive matches including four braces. The 23-year-old also played the highest number of minutes – 1,529 – only one short of completing the maximum total of minutes.

 

Schembri has scored in 14 matches … one nine matches (9) and two braces in five matches (10). He also netted in 12 victories (17 goals), in one draw (1) and in one defeat (1)… in 13 full matches (17goals) and once before being substituted (2 goals).

 

He has found the net against 10 different opponents – Dingli S. (1); Għargħur (2); Għaxaq (1); Kirkop U. (1); Mdina K. (3); Msida SJ (1); Mtarfa (4); Siggiewi (1); St Venera L. (2); Ta’ Xbiex (3).

 

Msida St Joseph’s Italian striker, Ciro Quaranta, sits in second place in the scorers’ list with 11 goals, followed by Daniel Cilia (Dingli Swallows) and Jurgen Gera (Għaxaq) on nine goals, and Albanian Bledi Alla and Lian Xuereb (Msida St Joseph) who bagged eight goals each.

 

A total of 318 goals have been scored in 102 matches – an average of 3.12 per match. The times of the goals: 0-15 (46); 16-30 (39); 31-45 (59); 46-60 (43); 61-75 (42); 76-90 (71); Injury time (18).


GOAL LANDMARKS
1 – Jurgen Gerada (Għaxaq) vs Attard 4-0 – 21 September 2019
100 – Karl Cilia (Dingli S.) vs Ta Xbiex 5-1 – 10 November 2019
200 – Ryan Grech (St Venera L.) vs Mdina K. 2-5 – 12 January 2020
300 – Dylan Lee Tanti (Kirkop U.) vs Mtarfa 2-1 – 6 March 2020

 

YOUNGEST SCORER
Danjel Grima (Mtarfa) vs Mdina K. 2-2 (22 September 2019) – 16 years, 9 months, 18 days

 

OLDEST SCORER
Eman Ciappara (Siġġiewi) vs Mtarfa 5-0 (8 February 2020) – 37 years, 10 months, 7 days

 

YOUNGEST COHORT OF SCORERS:
Attard – 10 scorers – average age: 24.63

 

OLDEST COHORT OF SCORERS:
Siġġiewi – 13 scorers – average age: 30.95 

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