Exiles bow to San Giljan

Water Polo Ball Held Underwater

San Giljan 11 Exiles Elia Caterers 4

Partial scores (4-0) (2-1) (1-1) (4-2)

Exiles lost to San Giljan when both teams met earlier today in Match Day 2 of the Enemed Cup.

The Saints built up a five-goal advantage (5-0) before Exiles replied with a goal scored in the first minute of the second session. During this quarter Exiles failed to convert the four man-ups. The third session was balanced as San Giljan controlled matters, keeping their opponents at bay (7-2). In the last session the Saints were back in the groove when they maximized their lead to eight goals (11-3) before Jake Bajada put his name on the score sheet on the stroke of the final horn.

Man-ups were Exiles’ downfall with one goal being scored from ten superiority situations. San Giljan scored two of the five man-ups and converted a penalty.

Exiles’ Coach Igor Vukanovic had a short squad made up of the following players, Matthew Castillo, Jake Bajada (1 goal), Andrew Magri, Philip Paris,  Sean Xerri de Caro, Mark Fenech (1 goal), Kurt Griscti, Nicky Paris, Aurelien Cousin (2 goals) and Simon Apap.

In their next fixture, Exiles meet Marsascala on Saturday the 29th February at 16.15 hours

 

KaFa

 

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