Posted on 21 June, 2016

Balzan FC will be playing their first match against Neftci PFK (Azerbaijan) on 30th June 2016 at the Hibernians Stadium. KO time 6.00pm

Thursday 30th June 2016 – Following the draws of the preliminary round of the UEFA Europa League held yesterday, at the UEFA Headquarters in Nyon Switzerland, where Balzan FC were drawn to play their first game away against Neftci PFK in Baku – Azerbaijan, UEFA now decided that the first game is to be played in Malta on the 30th June 2016.

UEFA decided that, since all the three Maltese teams, who qualified to play in the Europa League, were drawn to play away and since we have only one stadium where to play all the home games – Hibernians Stadium, Balzan FC are to play their first game home on the Thursday 30th June 2016. This after an agreement has been reached between Balzan FC and Neftci PFK that the first game is to be played in Malta, with the KO time being at 6.00pm.

The second leg will be played on Thursday 7th July 2016 in Baku Azerbaijan.