After going down narrowly to Paola BC in their first match, Birkirkara Go & Fun won their first points when beating Shuttles Fort Blocks 5-0 at Kirkop Sports Complex.
Go & Fun made their intentions clear to win the points when, in the first game of the evening, Klara O’Berg / Stefan Salomone won the Mixed Doubles easily beating G. Camilleri / G. Vella Incorvaja 21-8, 21-8.
Chinese player Song made it 2-0 when he won his Men’s Singles against C. Spiteri 21-9, 21-15 in a game which he controlled throughout.
The ladies Singles turned out to be a very exciting game in which Birkirkara’s debutante Daniella Galea had to fight hard to emerge winner against Shuttles veteran Grace Saliba. The first set was won easily by Daniella 21-13. However Saliba made a recovery by winning the second 21-18. Daniella secured the match and points for her team winning the deciding third set 21-12.
With the match won and lost Shuttles Fort Blocks tried to at least win a game. This they almost did in the Men’s Doubles when their pair Spiteri / Camilleri gave a hard time to Go & Fun’s Ivan Salomone / Albert Bezzina. The Shuttles pair won the first set 21-15. However the Birkirkara players made a comeback and won the next two sets with the close score of 21-18, 22-20.
Birkirkara Go & Fun made the final score read 5-0 in their favour when Klara / Jacqueline Abela De Giovanni won the Ladies Doubles easily 21-7, 21-5.
Birkirkara Go & Fun 5-0 Shuttles Fort Blocks