2011–12 Maltese FA Trophy

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2011–12 Maltese FA Trophy
Country  Malta
Champions Hibernians (9 Times)
Runners-up Qormi

The 2011–12 Maltese FA Trophy is the 74th season since its establishment. In a change from last season, this year's competition will include all teams from Malta and Gozo. The competition began on 8 September 2011 and will end on 27 May 2012 with the Final in Ta' Qali Stadium. The defending champions are Floriana, having won their 19th Maltese Cup last season and first since 1994. The winner will qualify to the first qualifying round[1] of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League.

Floriana were the defending champions, but were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Hibernians.


Matches began on 8 September 2011 and will conclude with the final on 27 May 2012.[2]

Round Date Fixtures New entrants Venue
First Round 8–11 September 2011 11 22 Centenary Stadium
Gozo Stadium
Luxol Stadium
Second Round 12–20 November 2011 20 29 V. Tedesco Stadium
Hibernians Ground
Centenary Stadium
Third Round 16–18 December 2011 16 12 Ta' Qali National Stadium
Hibernians Ground
Fourth Round 21–22 January 2012 8 Ta' Qali National Stadium
Hibernians Ground
Quarterfinals 25–26 February 2012 4 Ta' Qali National Stadium
Hibernians Ground
Semifinals 19–20 May 2012 2 Ta' Qali National Stadium
Final 27 May 2012 1 Ta' Qali National Stadium

First round

Entering this round were 12 clubs from the Maltese Third Division, 6 clubs from the Gozo Football League First Division and 4 clubs from the Gozo Football League Second Division. These matches took place between 8 and 11 September 2011.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Qrendi (IV) 2–1 Gozo Għajnsielem (I)
Mtarfa (IV) 1–0 Xghajra Tornadoes (IV)
Swieqi United (IV) 0–5 Gozo Xewkija Tigers (I)
Ghaxaq (IV) 1–2 Pembroke Athleta (IV)
Gozo Xagħra United (I) 2–1 Kalkara (IV)
Mdina Knights (IV) 8–1 Gozo Gharb Rangers (II)
Gozo S.K. Victoria Wanderers (I) 2–0 Gozo St. Lawrence Spurs (II)
Gozo Kerċem Ajax (II) 0–1 Gozo Nadur Youngsters (I)
Marsa (IV) 1–2 Fgura United (IV)
Gozo Sannat Lions (I) 4–1 Sirens (IV)
Mgarr United (IV) 4–2 (a.e.t.) Gozo Oratory Youths (II)

Second round

Entering this round were the 11 winners from the First Round along with the 12 Maltese First Division clubs, the 14 Maltese Second Division clubs, 2 clubs from the Maltese Third Division and 1 club from the Gozo Football League First Division. These matches took place between 12 and 20 November 2011.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Lija Athletic (II) 2−2 (a.e.t.)
5−4 (pen)
St. Andrews (II)
Attard (III) 1–3 Vittoriosa Stars (II)
Gozo Nadur Youngsters (I) 1–2 Gozo Victoria Hotspurs (I)
St. Patrick (II) 1–0 Marsaskala (IV)
Senglea Athletic (III) 6–0 Zebbug Rangers (III)
Dingli Swallows (II) 5–1 Qrendi (IV)
Fgura United (IV) 2–3 Msida Saint-Joseph (III)
San Gwann (III) 2−1 St. Venera Lightning (III)
Mtarfa (IV) 0–5 St. George's (II)
Kirkop United (III) 3–1 Naxxar Lions (II)
Gżira United (III) 0−0 (a.e.t.)
4−3 (pen)
Gozo S.K. Victoria Wanderers (I)
Pietà Hotspurs (II) 5–1 St. Lucia (IV)
Gozo Xagħra United (I) 0–1 Siggiewi (III)
Gozo Xewkija Tigers (I) 2–1 Mdina Knights (IV)
Gozo Sannat Lions (I) 1–2 Għargħur (III)
Zejtun Corinthians (II) 3–0 Mgarr United (IV)
Mellieħa (III) 0−0 (a.e.t.)
4−2 (pen)
Melita (II)
Rabat Ajax (II) 3–1 Birzebbuga St. Peters (II)
Luqa St. Andrew's (III) 2−2 (a.e.t.)
4−2 (pen
Żurrieq (III)
Gudja United (III) 1−1 (a.e.t.)
Pembroke Athleta (IV)

Third round

Entering this round were the 20 winners from the Second Round and the 12 clubs from the Maltese Premier League. These matches took place between 18 and 20 December 2011.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Mellieħa (III) 0−0 (a.e.t.)
4−3 (pen)
Siggiewi (III)
Ħamrun Spartans 3–1 Dingli Swallows (II)
San Gwann (III) 3–5 Marsaxlokk
Għargħur (III) 0–2 St. George's (II)
Zejtun Corinthians (II) 1–2 Balzan Youths
Kirkop United (III) 0–3 Rabat Ajax (II)
Gżira United (III) 0–1 Qormi
Hibernians 5–3 Pembroke Athleta (IV)
Luqa St. Andrew's (III) 1–6 Floriana
Birkirkara 4–0 Vittoriosa Stars (II)
Msida Saint-Joseph (III) 0–1 Mosta
Lija Athletic (II) 6–0 Gozo Victoria Hotspurs (I)
Tarxien Rainbows 0–3 Pietà Hotspurs (II)
Gozo Xewkija Tigers (I) 3–0 Senglea Athletic (III)
Mqabba 2–4 Sliema Wanderers
St. Patrick (II) 0–2 Valletta

Fourth round

Entering this round were the 16 winners from the Third Round. These matches took place between 21 and 22 January 2012.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Marsaxlokk 1–5 Pietà Hotspurs (II)
Mosta 3–1 Gozo Xewkija Tigers (I)
Mellieħa (III) 0–5 Qormi
Sliema Wanderers 2–5 Valletta
St. George's (II) 1–1 (a.e.t.)
5−4 (pen)
Lija Athletic (II)
Birkirkara 2–3 Ħamrun Spartans
Rabat Ajax (II) 0–5 Hibernians
Balzan Youths 0–1 Floriana


Entering this round were the eight winners from the Fourth Round.

25 February 2012
14:00 CET
Pietà Hotspurs (II) 0 − 1 Qormi
Suguino Goal 120'

25 February 2012
16:00 CET
Hibernians 1 − 0 Floriana
Failla Goal 86'

26 February 2012
14:00 CET
Ħamrun Spartans 3 − 1 St. George's (II)
Anderson Ribeiro Goal 20'
Hartvig Goal 41'
Spiteri Goal 90'
Bonelo Goal 72'
Hibernians Ground, Paola
Referee: Apap

26 February 2012
16:00 CET
Valletta 3 − 1 Mosta
Čekulajevs Goal 3'72'
Mifsud Goal 27' (pen.)
Obiefule Goal 43'
Hibernians Ground, Paola
Referee: Sant


Entering this round were the four winners from the Quarterfinals.

20 May 2012
18:00 CET
Qormi 4 – 3 Valletta
J. Farrugia Goal 7'
Jorginho Goal 44'58'89'
Denni Goal 8'79' (pen.)
Scerri Goal 33'


Entering this round were the two winners from the Semifinals.

27 May 2012
18:00 CEST
Qormi 1 – 3 Hibernians
J. Farrugia Goal 90+5' Goal 36' (pen.) Clayton Failla
Goal 43' Jackson
Goal 47' Jackson
Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali
Attendance: 7000
Referee: Marco Borg


  1. ^ 2012/13 Access list Bert Kassies' Site
  2. ^ Results and Fixtures at maltafootball.com

External links

  • Official site
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