Coach Gilbert Agius has named 27 players to his Malta U-21’s provisional squad as they start their preparations for this month’s friendlies against Cyprus and Montenegro.
The friendlies are scheduled on September 24 and September 26, with Agius expected to trim down his squad to 22 players the day before the first friendly.
Malta will host Cyprus in the first game at the Centenary Stadium before they take on Montenegro, also at the Centenary Stadium (both games kick-off at 7pm).
15 new faces have been introduced in this squad as the Malta U-21’s side ushers into a new cycle following the recent European qualifications.
Dylan Ciappara (Santa Lucia), Reeves Cini (Pietà Hotspurs), Matthias Debono (Tarxien Rainbows), Miguel Spiteri (San Ġwann)
Adam Camilleri (Birkirkara), Isaac Cutajar (San Ġwann), Zean Leonardi (Pietà Hotspurs), Glen Mifsud (Żebbuġ Rangers), Sheldon Mizzi (Pietà Hotspurs), Karl Mohnani (Swansea University, Wales).
Nathan Agius (Mosta), Kurt Bondin (Żebbuġ Rangers), Kurt Briffa (Pietà Hotspurs), Nick Cutajar (Melita), Cameron Dalli (Sirens), Matthew Debattista (Melita), Aleandro Garzia (Floriana), Sheldon Mackay (Valletta), Nikolai Micallef (Tarxien Rainbows), Gianluca Sciberras (Mosta).
Jamie Carbone (Santa Lucia), Sebastian Cassar Torregiani (University of Sterling, Scotland), Isaac Ebejer (Eastleigh FC, England), Jake Engerer (Sliema Wanderers), Dale Mifsud (Marsaxlokk), Mattia Veselji (Floriana), Andrea Zammit (Valletta).