Malta Football Association
NEWS:
Tarxien Rainbows' Cauchi wins BOV Premier eChallenge
May 11, 2020
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Tarxien Rainbows are the winners of the first edition of the BOV Premier eChallenge thanks to their player Ryan Cauchi.


The final of this knock-out competition was a derby encounter as Cauchi faced Hibernians player Dunstan Vella with the Tarxien Rainbows ambassador winning 2-1.

 

In the semi-finals, Vella had overcome Brandon Paiber, of Floriana, 4-1 while Cauchi had the better of Sliema Wanderers’ Michele Sansone 4-0.

 

The BOV Premier eChallenge is a knock-out competition on EA Sports FIFA 20 between players representing the BOV Premier League clubs.

 

14 top-flight footballers, all nominated by their respective club, took centre-stage, swapping the football pitch for a virtual one. The first KO ties were played on Saturday leading to the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final on Sunday.

 

The BOV Premier eChallenge is the latest in a series of esports initiatives organised by the Malta Football Association since the outbreak of COVID-19.

 

The players who took part in the BOV Premier eChallenge last weekend are:

 

Duane Bonnici – Mosta
Zach Scerri – Gżira United
Dunstan Vella – Hibernians
Kurt Zammit – Birkirkara
Michele Sansone – Sliema Wanderers
Jan Tanti – Senglea Athletic
Ryan Cauchi – Tarxien Rainbows
Shaun Dimech – Valletta FC
Steven Bezzina – Balzan
Brandon Paiber – Floriana
Daniel Agius – Santa Lucia
Conor Borg – Ħamrun Spartans
Ricardo Faria Silva – Sirens
Llywelyn Cremona – Gudja United 

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