The 54th edition of the Malta national darts league will commence this Friday 9th October, with defending champions Floriana Ajax A taking on last year`s runners-up Kalkara St. Joseph in a mouthwatering opening day clash.
The upcoming season early indication point towards a three horse race for the title with the two already mentioned teams and Marsa St. Michaels battling out for the top honours. The remaining five teams in division one will likely battle it out to stay in the division but as we know in sports there are no sure things so expect an upset or two!
In the 2nd division, the newly formed team of Mosta Horeshoe bar look like a sure thing to win the division. Their team comprises of no less than 4 current or ex-national team players. Various teams will battle it out for the remaining promotion spot.
Opening day fixtures are as follow:
Division 1 – Gudja POs Bar A v Bormla Bocci Club A, Hamrun Education Bar A v Birzebbugia Cox Sports Bar A, Floriana Ajax A v Kalkara St. Joseph, Birkirkara Juventus Vero Amore v Marsa St. Michaels.
Division 2 – Bormla Bocci Club B v Floriana Ajax B, Birzebbugia Cox Sports Bar A v Mosta Bocci Club, Zejtun Juventutis Domus v Hamrun Education Bar B, Bugibba Munchies Pub v Gudja POs Bar B, Mosta Horseshoe Bar v Fgura Xuereb Installation, Cospicua Rangers v Zejtun Beland Band Club.
Let’s play darts…
Andre Zammit | Public Relations Officer | Malta Darts Association