Mosta Football Club is a Maltese football club from the town of Mosta. The team played four seasons in Malta's highest league 1974–75, 1987–88, 2002–03 and 2005–06. They achieved promotion to the Maltese Premier League again in 2010–11. They were the first team to score a goal in the UEFA Conference League, on a victory against Spartak Trnava in July 2021. This historic goal was scored by Evo Christ Ememe.[2]

Mosta
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Full nameMosta Football Club
Nickname(s)Tar-Rotunda
Founded1935; 87 years ago (1935)
GroundCharles Abela Memorial Stadium, Mosta
Capacity700
ChairmanGeorge Galea
ManagerDavor Filipovic[1]
LeagueMaltese Premier League
2021–229th

AchievementsEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 19 February, 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   MLT Dylan Ciappara
4 DF   GNB Raúl da Silva
5 DF   MLT Dejan Debono
6 MF   MLT Roderick Briffa
7 MF   TAI Will Donkin
8 FW   NGA Evo Ememe
9 FW   MLT Michael Mifsud
10 FW   MLT Andrei Spiteri
11 DF   MLT Duane Bonnici
12 GK   NGA Ini Etim Akpan
13 MF   MLT Clayton Failla
14 MF   MLI Boubakary Diarra
15 MF   MLT Luke Formosa
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF   MLT Gianluca Sciberras
19 MF   MLT Johann Bezzina
21 DF   MLT Sean Schembri
22 DF   MLT Tyron Farrugia (captain)
27 MF   NED Youri Loen
30 MF   COL Luis Riascos (on loan from Gzira)
33 FW   GHA Denny Antwi
34 DF   BRA Rafael Morisco
37 GK   CGO Christoffer Mafoumbi
77 FW   MLT Zachary Brincat
86 MF   NGA Luiz Igbineweka (on loan from Spartaks Jūrmala)
88 FW   NGA Sunday Akinbule (on loan from Spartaks Jūrmala)
98 DF   CMR Jonas Ekani

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   MLT Calvin Camilleri (at Marsaxlokk until 30 June 2022)

European recordEdit

As of match played 15 July 2021

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg.
2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League 1QR   Spartak Trnava 3–2 0–2 3–4
Notes
  • QR: Qualifying round 4

Club OfficialsEdit

Name Role
Technical Staff
Mario Muscat Head Coach
Davor Filipović Assistant Coach
Simon Vella Goalkeepers Coach
Jeancarl Azzopardi Physiotherapist
Jason Vella Team Manager
Robert Frendo (aka it-Tali) Kit Manager
board members
George Galea President and First Delegate
Michael Galea Secretary
Owen Vella Treasurer
Adrian Farrugia President
Charlene Farrugia Assistant Secretary
Melchiore Dimech Board Member
Johann Cilia Head of Youth Development Sector

ManagersEdit

  •   Oliver Spiteri (July 1, 2009 – Nov 16, 2011)
  •   Steve D'Amato (Nov 17, 2011 – Feb 13)
  •   Danilo Dončić (Feb 16, 2013 – Dec 24, 2013)
  •   Enrico Piccioni (Dec 24, 2013 – Nov 3, 2014)
  •   Peter Smith (Nov 10, 2014 – June 10, 2015)
  •   Mark Miller (sacked last season)
  •   Mario Muscat (current)

Women's teamEdit

The women's team of Mosta plays in the country's top division, the Maltese First Division. In 2010–11 it won its first championship and thus qualified to the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League.[3] The team was runners-up in the 1998 and 1999 Maltese Women's Cup and recently won the 2012 cup.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Camilleri, Valhmor (21 June 2020). "Filipovic named new Mosta coach". Times of Malta. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  2. ^ "2011 Malta season in February 2014 Mosta FC agreed a shirt sponsorship with Vaughan Boxing.TV and former Floriana FC president Stephen "Forza Hibs" Vaughan joining Mosta fC as Technical Director". UEFA. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011..
  3. ^ "Mosta ready to live the Champions League dream". UEFA. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Malta – List of Women Cup Finals". RSSSF. Retrieved 22 July 2011.

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