National Teams

Final Showdown: Malta WNT to Face Northern Ireland and Portugal in UEFA Qualifiers

Published: 06-07-2024 12:14
WNT Starting XI vs Bosnia (c) Andre Farrugia
WNT Starting XI vs Bosnia (c) Andre Farrugia

The Malta women's national team, coached by Manuela Tesse, has revealed the final squad for the UEFA European Qualifiers matches against Northern Ireland and Portugal. These matches will be crucial as they are the last two games in Malta's qualification campaign for the 2025 tournament.

The team is set to play Northern Ireland on Friday, July 12, in the final home game, which will kick off at 19:30 at the Centenary Stadium. The campaign will conclude with an away game against Portugal on July 16 at the Estadio Dr. Magalhaes Pessoa in Leiria, starting at 19:00. Competing in Group B3, Malta's opponents included Bosnia-Herzegovina along with Northern Ireland and Portugal.

Coach Tesse's squad comprises a blend of experienced players and promising young talent, aiming to build a robust team for these critical fixtures and future competitions. 


Maya Cachia (No Club), Raisa Costantino (No Club), Patricia Ebejer (Mgarr United FC)


Rebecca Bajada (Mgarr United FC), Stephania Farrugia Birkirkara FC), Alexandra Gatt (Durham, England), Emma Lipman (No Club), Valentina Rapa (Birkirkara FC), Ann Marie Said (Birkirkara FC), Jade Schembri (Swieqi United), Emma Xuereb (Swieqi United), Charlene Zammit (Birkirkara FC) 


Brenda Borg (Mgarr United FC), Rachel Cuschieri (No Club), Maia Debono (Mgarr United FC), Veronique Mifsud (Mgarr United FC), Nicole Sciberras (Hibernians FC), Gabriella Zahra (Birkirkara FC), Shona Zammit (Swieqi United FC)


Haley Bugeja (Inter Milano, Italy), Lexine Farrugia (No Club), Maria Farrugia (No Club), Jade Flask (Swieqi United FC), Maya Lucia (No Club), Kailey Willis (No Club).

Images copyright Andre Farrugia