1939. This is the official date of birth of the newly founded football club in the village of Xewkija. Xewkija Tigers was the name chosen. Black and yellow are the official colours . This team was to represent the village in G.F.A. Competitions. The f
Although the club was founded in 1939, the first real competitive match was played in the season 1944-45. The main reason for this delay was the World War II, in which Gozo was heavily involved. In fact the Gozitan league was not held in the period betwee
The Dark Days Following a three-year stop from competitive footbal, Xewkija Tigers make their return in the early 1950’s and by many these are considered as the darkest years in the club’s history as Xewkija were represented in the G.F.A. Comp
The Modern Era This decade will be rembered for many years to come by Xewkija supporters, as in 2001 the Tigers clinched their fourth title in their history after a long 17-year wait. It was a decade in which Xewkija maintained a high level throughout, as
Present Days 2012 is a year to rember. It is the year in which Xewkija Tigers made a historic quintuple, by winning the 5 cups at stake in a single season. But to arrive to this historic year, Xewkija Tigers had to pass through some turbulent years in w
Football in Gozo knows its birth with the arrival of the British troops on our islands. In 1833, Fort Chambrai was converted into a Rest Camp for the English Military, and among all the traditions and culture we inherited, the football culture is someth
Xewkija Primary team from 1972. Anyone having more information on this photo is to send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org. We would like to thank Mr. Joseph Grech for sending us this photo.
Champion5 11 years have the Xewkija village been waiting to lift the First Division Title. 11 years of watching other nearby villages celebrating, 11 years of suffering, 11 years of going very close to clinch it, 11 years which saw the team relegated. B