MALTA SQUAD ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF EURO 2020 QUALIFIERS

Ray Farrugia has selected a provisional 25-man squad for Malta’s UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against the Faroe Islands and Spain.

Malta kick off their UEFA European Championship Qualifying campaign at the end of the month against Faroe Islands at the National Stadium.

The Knights of Malta are joined in Group F by Spain and Sweden as well as Norway and Romania in their pursuit to qualify for UEFA Euro 2020.

On 26 March, Malta will host Euro 2012 winners Spain, tickets for both fixtures are still on sale and can be purchased from the Maltese Football Association website.

Malta line up prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Malta and England at Ta’Qali National Stadium in 2017.
(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Malta faced the Faroe Islands in their UEFA Nations League D clash last November. The fixture ended 1-1 with both goals coming in the opening five minutes.

22-year-old winger Juan Corbalan equalised for Malta just one minute after René Joensen’s third-minute strike.

MALTA SQUAD – MARCH 2019

GOALKEEPERS
Henry Bonello (Valletta); Justin Haber (Gżira United); Nicky Vella (Pietà Hotspurs).

DEFENDERS
Andrei Agius (Hibernians); Steve Borg (Valletta); Ryan Camilleri (Valletta); Jonathan Caruana (Valletta); Joseph Mbong (Hibernians); Karl Micallef (Ħamrun Spartans); Nikolai Muscat (Gżira United); Zach Muscat (SC Olhanense, Portugal); Joseph Zerafa (Valletta).

MIDFIELDERS
Juan Corbalan (Gżira United); Paul Fenech (Balzan), Jake Grech (Hibernians); Leighton Grech (Senglea Athletic); Matthew Guillaumier (Birkirkara); Bjorn Kristensen (Hibernians); John Mintoff (Sliema Wanderers); Rowen Muscat (Valletta); Dunstan Vella (Hibernians); Kurt Zammit (Birkirkara).

FORWARDS
Michael Mifsud (Birkirkara); Luke Montebello (Birkirkara); Kyrian Nwoko (Valletta).

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