Mauro Camoranesi inspires Luxol to victory

Former Italy international and world-cup champion Mauro German Camoranesi was the main protagonist for Luxol had a positive debut as he inspired his team to a 6-1 win over Żejtun Red Stars in the first round of matches from the VMFA Hyundai Premier League.

Camoranesi scored a goal and some assists on his name with Michael Galea and Michael Borg Olivier netting a brace apiece and with Luke Satariano adding to their tally.

Żejtun Red Stars scored their only goal from another high profile name Luciano Zauri.

Champions MFPA started brightly their 2023/24 campaign as they saw off Żurrieq Wolves 3-1.

Roderick Bajada was inspirational for the MFPA as he scored a brace with Mark Barbara scoring his team’s third goal.

Żurrieq reduced the arrears through Clarence Thompson.

Title contenders Gżira United beat debutants Hibernians 5-3.

Arthur Oyama and Trevor Cilia netted a brace with Ian Zammit also on the score sheet for the Maroons.

Mauro Brincat, Renato Conceicao and Alan Tabone were Hibernians’ scorers.

Birkirkara St Helen’s obtained a massive 7-2 win over Rabat. Robert Perkins, Malcolm Bugeja and Joseph Chetucti had a double on their name with Gibert Scerri completing the score for his team.

Adam Smeir and Timothy Zammit were Rabat’s only scorers.

STANDINGS – VMFA Hyundai Premier League

Birkirkara Saint Helen’s, Luxol, MFPA, Gżira United 3, Hibs, Żurrieq Wolves, Rabat, Żejtun Red Stars 0