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Malta women’s squash team places sixth in European Team Division 3 Championships

Lijana Sultana in action for Malta. Photo: Malta Squash Association

A young Maltese contingent won two games in the European Team Division 3 Squash Championships as they placed sixth in the 14-team tournament.

Malta lost to Austria 3-0 in their final ranking match to finish sixth, on Saturday.

The Maltese side opened these championships, held in Romania, with a 3-0 win over Jersey.

Lijana Sultana defeated Beth Garton 11-3; 11-2; 11-0, Amke Fischer overcome Amelie Turpin 11-1; 11-2; 11-6 before Mattea Saliba won 11-5; 11-4; 11-4 against Tyler Mcallister.

Malta and Croatia’s players posing with their national flags. Photo: Malta Squash Association

Austria defeated Malta in the second and final Pool B game 3-0 as the Maltese side headed to the ranking matches.

They lost to Ireland 3-0 before beating Croatia 2-1 for their second win in Romania.

Sultana beat her opponent Paulina Rados 11-6, 12-10 and 11-7.

Fischer, on her part, won 11-9, 11-8 and 11-3 against Dora Rezic while Croatia’s point was registered by Korina Centrih who won 11-6, 11-7 against Alexandra Agius.

For these championships, Malta fielded a young team composed of Sultana, Fischer, Saliba, Agius and Venita De Giorgio.

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