Joe Brincat

Joseph Brincat (born 5 March 1970 [1]) is a Maltese former international footballer who earned a total of 103 caps for the Maltese national team, scoring five goals.[2] He played for many clubs including Birkirkara FC, Sliema Wanderers, and Floriana.

Joe Brincat
Personal information
Full name Joseph Brincat
Date of birth (1970-03-05) 5 March 1970
Place of birth Valletta Malta
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Left winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Birkirkara
2002–2006 Sliema Wanderers
2006–2007 Floriana
National team
1988–2004 Malta 101 (6)
Teams managed
2009–2010 San Gwann
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joe Brincat is a Hamrun Spartans product and started his career with the club at the age of 17 in the championship winning team of that same year. With the senior squad of Hamrun, Joe Brincat won the MFA Player of the year whilst donning the Hamrun Spartans shirt, while he was a key player in major trophies won by the Hamrun squad at the time, which include the Premier League three times, four times the FA trophy, 5 times the Maltese Super Cup and once the Euro Cup..

International career

Brincat played 103 times for the Maltese national football team, scoring five goals. He made his debut way back in October 1987 when the national team, then under coach Gencho Dobrev, played a friendly against England B who won 2-0. He made his last appearance for the Maltese national team in 2004 in a friendly tournament match against Moldova.[3] Brincat is in third place for the all time list of appearances for the Maltese national team.

Personal life

He is married to Rita and has two daughters - Beverly (born 1995) and Mariah (born 1999).[4]

Career statistics

International goals

1.9 June 1991Sports Complex, Daejeon, South Korea Egypt5–2LossPresident's Cup 1991
2.27 November 1991Ta' Qali National Stadium, Attard, Malta Libya2–0WinFriendly
3.7 November 1993Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia Gabon1–2WinFriendly
4.30 April 1997Ta' Qali National Stadium, Attard, Malta Faroe Islands1–2Loss1998 FIFA World Cup qual.
5.8 February 1998Ta' Qali National Stadium, Attard, Malta Latvia2–1WinRothmans Tournament 1998
6.2 September 1998Ta' Qali National Stadium, Attard, Malta Germany1–2LossFriendly
Correct as of 22 February 2017[5]


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