Chris Spiteri

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Francesca Clark stands out at the Badminton Malta National Championships 2022

Badminton Malta national finals day kicked off with the Women’s Singles between last year’s winner Francesca Clark and Michaela Ellul. A little nervy start from both players with  the scores moving point for point to 3-2 before Francesca put together a run of a few points to extend the lead to the break 11-2. Francesca [...]

Francesca Clark stands out at the Badminton Malta National Championships 20222022-03-23T20:59:37+01:00

Francesca Clark achieves 3rd place in the U17 Portugal Open

Francesca Clark, together with one of her coaches in the National Badminton Academy, Patrick Cassar travelled to Portugal last week to be part of the U17 Portugal Open. Good results came to Francesca’s way when she managed to arrive to the semi-final together with her Portuguese partner Jessica Almeida and only bowing down to the [...]

Francesca Clark achieves 3rd place in the U17 Portugal Open2021-12-08T09:43:25+01:00

Promising results at the Adria Youth & U17 international Tournament

3 Academy players took on their second international participation for 2021. Following their participation at the Zagreb youth and u17 tournament, the three players made a noticeable improvement in their performances and results. Francesca Clark and Isaac Ellul took part in the u17 tournament, where they played mixed doubles together. After a shaky first set, [...]

Promising results at the Adria Youth & U17 international Tournament2021-11-10T23:05:04+01:00

More international participation by Academy players

The 2nd of September saw a small contingent of the Maltese National Academy travel to Greece to play in the Hellas International, a Future Series in the European Badminton Circuit. Among them was Tokyo 2020 Star, Matthew Abela. His first match was against 5th seed Jan Louda from Czech Republic. "The game started slow with [...]

More international participation by Academy players2021-10-02T05:59:04+02:00

Badminton Malta engages Matthew Haynes as new Head Coach and Technical Director

Badminton Malta is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Haynes as the National Academy’s new Head Coach and Technical Director. This is another exciting step for a more professional setup at the National Academy. As our own Matthew Abela has recently participated for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Badminton Malta is excited to [...]

Badminton Malta engages Matthew Haynes as new Head Coach and Technical Director2021-08-03T12:13:05+02:00

Moving Forward Together – Badminton Malta Launches development grant

Badminton Malta is launching a new financial grant specifically targeted to help clubs or individuals to form their own nurseries to nurture new talents in the local Badminton scene. This Nursery Grant, is formulated to incentivise all the interested parties to form their own nurseries in their own club or in a different setting. [...]

Moving Forward Together – Badminton Malta Launches development grant2021-02-28T10:39:24+01:00

An Appreciation to the opportunity given by the Malta Sports Scholarship Scheme

By Matthew Abela It was always a dream for me as a badminton player, part of the Badminton Malta Academy, to train and compete as a professional. Having the opportunity to be part of Badminton Europe’s Centre of Excellence was definitely the opportunity of a lifetime. After three and a half years living and [...]

An Appreciation to the opportunity given by the Malta Sports Scholarship Scheme2021-01-03T16:43:20+01:00

All England Winner to coach at Badminton Malta Academy

Derek Talbot , one of Britain's most successful 'all-rounder' badminton player, will be now part of the Badminton Malta Academy coaching team. Development has been a top priority for Badminton Malta in the last years and this is another step to continue strengthening the Badminton Malta Academy. Talbot has a vast experience in the [...]

All England Winner to coach at Badminton Malta Academy2020-10-04T16:22:14+02:00
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