Floriana return to winning ways.

Floriana FC 2 vs 0 Naxxar Lions.

Yesterday afternoon Floriana chalked their eleventh victory of the season at the Hibernians Stadium against Naxxar Lions.

The Greens forged ahead after few minutes when upon receiving from Juninho Cabral, Italian striker Mario Fontanella gave Floriana an early lead into the match. Yuri Messias tried his luck for Naxxar but his effort went over. Floriana were awared a free-kick few minutes later, with Cabral taking the responsibility of the set-piece with his effort ending wide. After the break Naxxar had a chance through Djilali Belhadj , with the latter seeing his chance parried away by Grech.

Floriana increased the score on the sixty-sixth minute when a free-kick was awarded, Maurizio Vella took the responsibility of the set-piece with Mario Fontanella rising high above the Naxxar defence beating the Naxxar goalkeeper to increase the lead for the Greens. The Greens continued to press Naxxar and on the seventy-ninth minute a good run by Vella down the left with the Greens midfielder seeing his effort neutralized by the Naxxar custodian.

FLORIANA FC Starting XI;  Matthew Grech, Sebastian Nayar, Enrico Pepe, Enzo Ruiz, Maurizio Vella, Juninho Cabral, Jurgen Pisani, Alex Cini, Dylan Grima (56′ Denilson Borg Castaldi), Mario Fontanella, Emerson Marcelina.
Subs not used: Chirstopher Farrugia, Jake Stensen, Neil Spiteri, Bradley Sciberras, Jamie Delia, Clyde Borg.
Coach: JJ Aquilina Asst. Coach: Nicolas Chiesa

BOV Player of the Match: Mario Fontanella (Floriana)

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Alan Michael Vella is a young football enthusiast with a passion for Floriana FC, he's been given the responsibility of the club's official website following a successful spell in managing the club's ...

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