Valletta face FC Lusitans in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League
Valletta FC were drawn against FC Lusitans of Andorra in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. The draws were held earlier today at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon. Valletta will play the first leg home on July 3. The away leg will be played in Andorra on the 10th.
FC Lusitans are based in Andorra. The club, formed in 1999, The club played for the first time in the Campionat de Lliga in 2000–2001, after winning the Second Division championship.
In 2001–2002 they won its first title, the Copa Constitució after winning 2–0 in the final against Inter Club d’Escaldes on June 2 thanks to 2 goals by Manuel Vieira. Since their promotion to the top division they have had many good performances, finally winning the league in 2012. The team is composed mostly of Portuguese players.
The winner of this first qualifying round clash would meet FK Partizan of Serbia in the second qualifying round on the 18th and on the 25th.