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UNITY Euro Cup Games scheduled for Wednesday 29th

Published: 27-06-2022 10:32
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In two days’ time the Malta FA, through its FSR Department, will be one of the 8 teams to participate in the inaugural edition of the UNITY Euro Cup.  The competition will be held in the Centre Sportif de Colovray which is situated in front of the UEFA HQ in Switzerland.  The tournament is organised by UEFA in collaboration with UNHCR.

The team that is composed of 70% of refugees and 30% of local current or ex-players had several training sessions together both in Malta and even in Gozo.  Yesterday they braved the scorching sun and trained at the Centenary Stadium in Ta’ Qali.  Malta’s ambassadors include ex-Malta international Gareth Sciberras and Andre Schembri who will be joining from Cyprus.  Together with current Malta National Team players Martina Borg who is also coaching the team, Maya Lucia and Brenda Borg.

The games will be played on Wednesday 29th June.  Malta, who is in Group B, will face Italy in its first game, followed by Belgium and Germany in its final group game.