Malta Football Association
Devis Mangia 'This is the moment to stay behind the team'
Nov 11, 2021
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Credit: Domenic Aquilina
Credit: Domenic Aquilina

‘I stand behind my players.  I will not throw away two years of work.  Everyone can do what they want but I will stand behind the team.  Who wants to stay with me can do so however I cannot force others to stay’ said National Team Head Coach Devis Mangia after Croatia defeated Malta on Thursday evening. 

Devis Mangia remarked that ‘the players are giving their best and they deserve all the encouragement.  However we should expect moments like these as well’.   Devis Mangia, thanked all the players specifically those who despite being injured have worked hard during the past weeks to be available for this international window.


Devis Mangia reiterated that the players and staff should forget this game and be strong to restart and recreate for the next one.  Malta play against Slovakia on Sunday 14th November 2021, at 15:00hrs

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