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Double friendly fixture for Malta U-19 against San Marino

The Malta Under 19, led by coach Andrea Tedesco and his assistant Stefano Grima, will be in action twice in the coming days as they test their qualities and skills in a friendly against San Marino.

Both matches will be played at the Centenary Stadium, with first encounter scheduled for Wednesday at 6.30pm, and the second warm-up is held on Friday morning at 9.30.

On Tuesday, following final training session, coach Tedesco has named his final squad of 25 players for these two matches.

These friendlies will help the Malta U-19 players to gain more experience and help them to get to know better the unified game philosophy being adopted by the national teams at all categories.

The 25-man squad includes two foreign-based players, namely Sacha Cachia, who plies his trade in Spain, and Isaac Ebejer who plays in Hampshire, UK.

San Ġwann is the most-represented club in this new-look Malta U-19 squad, followed by Birkirkara and Pietà Hotspurs who are represented with five each.


Goalkeepers: Miguel Spiteri (Birkirkara FC), Beppe Mangion (Luxol St.Andrews FC), Anson Saliba (Valletta FC).

Outfield players: James Vella (San Ġwann FC) , Zean Leonardi (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Nathan Sultana (San Ġwann), Isaac Cutajar (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Dejan Bogdanovic (Birkirkara FC), Jake Micallef (San Ġwann FC), Sasha Cachia (Racing de Algemesi CF), Sheldon McKay (Valletta FC), Nikolai Micallef (Ħamrun Spartans FC), Nathan Agius (Mosta FC), Matteo Gambin (Birkirkara FC), Brite Ihouham (Hibernians FC), Dale Mifsud (San Ġwann FC), Luca Gatt (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Andrea Zammit (San Ġwann FC), Jed Valletta (Birkirkara FC), Brooklyn Borg (Pieta’ Hotspurs FC), Benjamin Hili (San Ġwann FC), Jamie Scerri (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Nathan Cross (Birkirkara FC), Shaisen Attard (Ħamrun Spartans FC), Isaac Ebejer (Eastleigh FC).

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