Malta will play Ireland in a friendly match in November 2022Published: 21-09-2022 13:17
Malta A National Team will play a friendly match against Ireland at the Ta’ Qali National Stadium on November 20.
Devis Mangia’s side will use this friendly match as they prepare for the next international commitments in the UEFA EURO 2024 with qualifiers to start in March 2023. Malta is yet to know who their competitors in the UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying group stage will be. The draw will be staged in Frankfurt on October 9.
Malta and Ireland met 7 times; 4 Euro Championship qualifiers, 2 World Cup 1990 qualifiers and a friendly match in 1990. Ireland claimed all the wins. The last match was played way back on the 8th of September 1999 at the Ta’ Qali National Stadium. The match was a Euro Championship qualifier. The end result was 3-2 for the visitors. Coincidentally that was the only time that the Malta team found the net against Ireland. David Carabott and Brian Said scored the Maltese goals.