Aloysians and La Salle se­cure an­other ti­tle in Men’s and Women’s Hand­ball

The Malta Business Weekly - - FRONT PAGE -

Aloysians ProM­i­nent se­cured their 2nd Cup of the sea­son in lo­cal men’s hand­ball, af­ter a draw with La Salle (26-26). Swieqi Phoenix Men's team fin­ished on the run­ners up spot. Mean­while, La Salle took home the women’s tro­phy af­ter a tight bat­tle for first place, clinch­ing the ti­tle from Aloysians and Swieqi Gasan Mamo Phoenix only on goal av­er­age.

“We’ve had an in­ter­est­ing tour­na­ment this month. Hand­ball con­tin­ues to grow lo­cally, year on year, bring­ing forth new chal­lengers as well as new clubs, such as Birkirkara Hand­ball in the women’s divi­sion. While we con­grat­u­late the win­ning teams, Malta Hand­ball starts to gear up for the ac­tual league for this sea­son, for which we’ll have a win­ner in May next year,” said MHA Mar­ket­ing Di­rec­tor, Or­lando Bon­nici.

Aloysians ProM­i­nent com­peted against four hand­ball teams: run­ner­sup Swieqi Phoenix, La Salle, Kaval­lieri and Luxol H.C. In the women’s tour­na­ment, La Salle played against run­ners-up Aloysians, Swieqi Gasan Mamo Phoenix, Kaval­lieri RS2 and new con­tenders Birkirkara Hand­ball.

Swieqi Phoenix’s Hun­gar­ian dy­namo Krisz­tian Oc­sh­leger is this tour­na­ment’s top scorer in the men’s divi­sion with 29 goals in four matches. La Salle’s am­bidex­trous for­ward, Krisztina Kalla, in the women’s divi­sion, to­talled 32 goals.

The MHA Cup is or­gan­ised by the Malta Hand­ball As­so­ci­a­tion and games were played ev­ery Satur­day dur­ing the month of Oc­to­ber at the Univer­sity Sports Hall, Tal-Qroqq, Msida.

Both Men and Women hand­ball leagues start on Novem­ber 11.

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