Maltese First Division Champions Naxxar Lions will host a pre-season friendly match amid our trip to Malta next month.
The trip, which is predominately being used to enhance players’ fitness levels, begins on Wednesday 03 July, lasting six days.
The match against The Lions will take place on Saturday 06 July with a local time kick off at 8.45pm at Melita FC Sports Complex. Entry is FREE.
The players’ schedule is as follows, with specific training times to be confirmed. Training sessions are expected to be held at Melita FC Sports Complex.
Tuesday 02 July – Players & staff fly out to Malta
Wednesday 03 July – AM training session followed by early evening training session
Thursday 04 July – AM training session followed by early evening training session
Friday 05 July – AM training session followed by early evening training session
Saturday 06 July – matchday – friendly game at Melita FC Sports Complex.versus Naxxar Lions (8.45pm kick off)
Sunday 07 July – Rest day
Monday 08 July - AM training session followed by early evening training session
Tuesday 09 July - Players & staff return to UK
Manager Paul Cox told www.mansfieldtown.net: “This will be a worthwhile trip for a number of reasons. For one, the lads will be together in the same environment for a number of days which will be good for team ethic and for the new lads to bond.
“It will mostly be about improving our fitness levels and playing our first game of pre-season.”
After hearing that scores of fans already booking flights, the manager added: “It is pleasing to hear that a number of our fans will be travelling to Malta. Myself and the players look forward to seeing many of them out there supporting us.”
Coverage of the trip will be broadcast exclusively via our online broadcasting station Stags Player as well as written reports on mansfieldtown.net