The second edition of the Gozo Cup being held this month
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The Gozo Football Association together with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Consumer Protection, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Consultation, will host the second edition of the Gozo Cup at the Gozo Stadium, between the 25th and the 27th of March.
During a visit to the premises that will serve as headquarters for the club FC Floriana, Parliamentary Secretary, Chris Said, said that the second edition of the competition confirms the commitment of the Secretariat and the Gozo Football Association towards this annual competition on the Gozo sporting calendar.
Tthis year the Gozo Cup will be contested by the tournament selection of Gozo, FC Floriana, Valletta FC, Hamrun Spartans, Hibernians and Qormi FC.
The participating clubs were divided into two groups. Group A, Gozo FC, Valletta and Hibernians FC, while Group B will be composed of Floriana FC, Hamrun Spartans, and Qormi FC.
The programme starts at 6pm, on Friday, the 25th of March, wth two tournaments of 45-minute games, on Sunday the respective group winners will be contesting the final, second place teams play for third and fourth place, and those who have finished last in their group will play for fifth place .
Both play-offs and the finals are 90 minute matches, starting at 1pm and the final played at 5pm.
Besides these games will be a number of tournaments of categories U / 8, U/10 and U/12 held in various grounds around Gozo.
The President of the Gozo Football Assocation, Alvin Grech, thanked the Parliamentary Secretary for his assistance and also the participating clubs for their interest in the competition.
Alvin Grech said that a competition like this gives the opportunity to some Gozitan league players to play against the best players in Malta and Gozo, as well as for the football enthusiasts who will be able to watch the best elements of Maltese fooball .
Representatives of the participating clubs said they were pleased with their participation in the Gozo Cup and that through such tournaments their link with Gozo clubs and their supporters continues to strengthen..