Malta’s hot streak in international sport over the weekend continued after the country’s Under-21 football team beat Turkmenistan in a hard-fought victory.
Aidan Friggeri grabbed a stunning winner in a 2-1 victory over Turkmenistan, the first friendly international in Antalya during this intensive training camp in Turkey
After Malta went ahead with a Zachary Brincat goal, Turkmenistan levelled from a dubious penalty before Friggieri’s dazzling goal sealed the result.
A Turkish referee ordered the penalty after a handball that looked to have occurred just outside the box.
Over the weekend, Malta’s senior team got their first international home victory in 13 years in a nail-biting match against the Faroe Islands, the first of their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.
All of this comes just days after the country’s Special Olympics athletes came back with 40 medals.