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Intriguing ties in Amateur Cup and FA Trophy

The draws of the National Amateur Cup quarter finals and the preliminary round of the Izibet FA Trophy were made on Friday at the Centenary Hall.

This is the second time that the National Amateur Cup is being organised, even though last year’s edition had to be abruptly stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The plum fixture of the quarter-final draw held on Friday is the clash between Kalkara United and Marsaskala who are currently topping their respective sections in the third-tier of Maltese football.

Żurrieq, the current leaders in Group B, were drawn to face Xgħajra Tornadoes.

The quarter finals of the National Amateur Cup will be played on November 27 and 28 at the Luxol Stadium and Sirens Stadium.

The winners of these games will play in the Preliminary Round of the Izibet FA Trophy.

Meanwhile, the preliminary round draw of the FA Trophy were also held on Friday.

The plum fixtures is the clash between Challenge League clubs Senglea Athletic and Tarxien Rainbows while Pieta Hotspurs take on Rabat Ajax.

Another intriguing tie is the clash between Gozitan side Xewkija Tigers and Challenge League side Qrendi.

The Preliminary round of the Izibet FA Trophy will be played between December 7 and 9. 

FA Trophy preliminary round

Senglea A. vs Tarxien R.; Marsaxlokk vs Kerċem A.; Nadur Y. vs Oratory Y.; Naxxar L. vs San Ġwann; Żurrieq / Xgħajra T. vs St Andrews; SK Victoria W. vs Melita; Sannat L. vs Kalkara /Marsaskala; Victoria H. vs Żebbuġ R.; Żabbar SP/Ta’ Xbiex vs Mqabba; Vittoriosa Stars vs Mellieħa/Sta Venera Lightnings; Lija Athletic vs Fgura United; Qrendi vs Xewkija Tigers; PietàH. vs Rabat A.; Mġarr U. vs St George’s.

National Amateur Cup QFs

Kalkara U. vs Marsaskala; Zurrieq vs Xgħajra T.; Mellieħa vs Sta Venera L.; Zabbar SP vs Ta’ Xbiex

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