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Malta U-17 kick off Euro Championship qualifiers against Spain at Centenary Stadium

The Malta U-17 national team will be taking part in the UEFA Championship qualifying tournament that is being on our islands between Wednesday and Tuesday.

The Malteses youngsters were drawn in Group 8 and will be up against Spain, North Macedonia and Slovakia, with all matches being played at the Centenary Stadium.

Malta will open their campaign on Wednesday when they face Spain and then take on Slovakia Saturday.

The Maltese youngsters, under the charge of coach Francesco Macri, will complete their group commitments on Tuesday, October 31 when they face North Macedonia.

The tournament is not only a platform for these young talents to showcase their skills but also a crucial step in their footballing careers.

 With their eyes set on the UEFA Under 17 Championship, these teams will be battling it out on the pitch, giving their all to secure a place in the prestigious tournament.

Malta, as the host nation, will be looking to make the most of the home advantage, and the Malta FA is urging local fans to support their young talents as they face formidable opponents.  

Entrance to all the games is free of charge.


Goalkeepers: James Sissons (Melita FC), Miguel Camilleri (Valletta FC).

Defenders: Shelom Magri (Birkirkara FC), Nathan Joyce (Floriana FC), Sheldon Borg (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Lydon Seychell (Valletta FC), Andreas Vella (Melita FC), Ismael Vella (Pietà Hotspurs FC).

Midfielders: Jerome Baldacchino (Valletta FC), Thomas Melillo (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Luke Bugeja (Birkirkara FC), Dejan Farrugia (Floriana FC), Adam Vella (Luxol St Andrews FC), Jake Attard (Floriana FC), Shaun Xiberras (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Jayden Vella (Pietà Hotspurs FC).

Forwards: Emerson Piscopo (Floriana FC), Nathan Zerafa (Floriana FC), Denzil Muscat (Pietà Hotspurs FC), Claude Mercieca (Valletta FC).



Spain vs Malta              11.00

N. Macedonia vs Slovakia         14.30


Spain vs N. Macedonia             11.00

Slovakia vs Malta         14.30


Malta vs N. Macedonia             11.00

Slovakia vs Spain          14.30

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