Victorian Paralympic Team Finishes Second At Nationals

7-a-Side Football Nationals in Sydney

Update

Victoria has finished runner-up at the Paralympic Football national championships in Sydney after a 3-0 extra time defeat to NSW in a thrilling final at Valentine Sports Park.

Read the match report from Football NSW here and see a gallery of the final here.

FFV Head of Community Projects Nick Hatzoglou praised the team and staff for their efforts in finishing second, along with the parents and families of the Victorian squad.

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Victoria's 7-a-side Paralympic Football Team will compete at the National Championships at Sydney's Valentine Sports Park from Wednesday October 10 to Sunday October 14, 2018.

Matches are played on modified pitches and with modified goals, the same as Australia's national team the Pararoos. Find out more about player eligibility for Paralympic football here.

State team training began in April with players participating in the All Abilities league.

The Victorian side finished runner-up in 2017.

Follow this news article for updates along with the team's Facebook Page - click here.

FFV Victorian Paralympic Football Team

 

Joseph Accetta
Joshua Beekes
Christian Bitsikas
Hayden Bognar
Con Christodoulou
Cosimo Cirillo
Matthew Holland
Oran Jones
Angus MacGregor
Sabian Panozzo
Benny Roche
Adam Torey-Toth
Michael Prapas
Jarrod Larkins-Law

Coaches: Seb Zancan and Andrew Rofo
Team manager: Sharon Wong
Physiotherapist: Rick Whitehead

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