Academy News

November 2017
Sunday, 12 November 2017

Women Under-19's Team register big victory

Birkirkara FC Women Under-19's Team registered a magnificent victory as they scored no less than six goals in the second half to defeat Mgarr United FC with a very comfortable 8-1 score. Veronique Mifsud scored five goals while Sarah Urpani, Samantha Zarb and Emma Bonnici scored a goal each.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Under-17's Team suffer first defeat

Birkirkara FC Under-17's Team suffered the first defeat in Under-17's League Section A, when they were defeated by Hamrun Spartans FC with a 2-1 score.

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Under-17's Team beat St. Andrew's

Birkirkara FC Under-17's Team registered their second victory in the Under-17's League Section A, when they defeated St. Andrew's FC with a comfortable 5-0 score.

October 2017
Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Five players selected with Malta U17

Five Birkirkara FC Youth Academy players namely goalkeeper Amara Sylla, Glenn Attard, Sebastian Grech, Paul Mbong and Carlo Zammit Lonardelli have been selected with the Under-17's National Team for the UEFA Under-17 Championship qualifying tournament, being staged in Malta between the 26 October and 1 November.

Monday, 23 October 2017

Resurfacing of Academy's pitch completed

Birkirkara FC Youth Academy is pleased to announce that the works on the resurfacing of the 7-a-side pitch is now ready. The Academy now boasts of a new pitch surface that will enable it to offer a quality service.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Under-17's Team register winning start

Birkirkara FC Under-17's Team registered their first victory in the Under-17's League Section A, when they defeated Mosta FC with a comfortable 3-0 score.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Three players selected with W-U17 National Team

Three Birkirkara FC Youth Academy players namely Michela Felice, Nicole Zammit and Samantha Zarb have been selected with the Malta Under-17's National Team for the 2018 UEFA Women's U-17 European Championship, which is going to be held in Slovenia between the 23 and 29 October.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Youth Academy seminar for its coaches

Birkirkara FC Youth Academy held a Coaches' Seminar on Saturday morning at the Clubhouse. One of the aims of the seminar was to explain in detail to the coaches the Academy's structure and vision for the future.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Birkirkara FC's Strategy for the Youth Academy

A coach once told me that in Malta, “we always think about the rest, and we forget the best”. It only took me a moment to realise how true this was. We are always focused on including everyone, without taking into consideration the level of the players we have, and at which level of competition we want to participate. In other words, we always choose quantity over quality.

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Under-17's Team advance to the next round

Birkirkara FC Under-17's Team advanced to the next round of the Under-17's Knock-Out thanks to a very comfortable 11-0 victory over Mgarr United FC.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Resurfacing of pitch

Work has started on the resurfacing of the pitch at Birkirkara FC Youth Academy's Training Centre. This is part of the facilities upgrade programme that started last year with the installation of a new fence.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Ayrton Attard and Neil Micallef selected with Malta U19

Two Birkirkara FC Youth Academy players namely Ayrton Attard and Neil Micallef have been selected with the twenty-man squad of the Under-19's National Team, led by Mr. Wayne Attard, for the UEFA European U-19 Championship Group 4 qualifiers from the 4 October 4 till the 10 October.

Monday, 2 October 2017

Women Under-19's Team beat Mosta in first match

Birkirkara FC Women Under-19's Team started Season 2017-2018 with a fine 3-1 victory over Mosta FC. Samantha Zarb, Michela Felice and Captain Sarah Urpani scored a goal each to hand the Stripes a positive start in the league.

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Stripes beat Balzan to earn Section A place

Birkirkara FC Under-17's Team will be playing in Section A in Season 2017-2018 as they finished the play-off group in the pole position after defeating Balzan FC with a 2-1 score.

September 2017
Thursday, 14 September 2017

Three players called-up with U19 National Team

Three Birkirkara FC Youth Academy players namely Ayrton Attard, Nicholas Farrugia and Neil Micallef have been selected with the Under-19's National Team for the UEFA Under-19's Qualifying Tournament, which is going to be held in Holland between the 4 and 10 October.

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