March into State finals
A magnificent effort by our U18s squad in their semi-final on Sunday with a 2-0 win against Preston Lions. This coming Sunday 15 September our U18s compete in the State League U18 A Final against Mornington Soccer Club.
Come along and get behind our U18s as they enter the State final between the best South/West U18A Metropolitan team and the best South/East Metropolitan team U18A.
The final is being played at Hummingbird Reserve, Tarneit. KO 12pm.
State Semi-Final Match Report by Darron Cox
Preston Lions versus Altona City: FT 0-2
Both teams came into this semi-final with a good league campaign with just 1 defeat between them.
Altona started the brighter nullifying some early Preston pressure. From a corner Altona broke quickly with the ball being played wide to Arki whose cross found Liam who finished superbly.
Within 10 minutes it was 2-0 up for Altona City with Liam’s shot going through the Goalkeepers hands and how the first half ended.
The second half Altona quickly picked up the pace again creating several chances without success.
Then the heavens opened and the torrential rain certainly impacted the remainder of the game as both teams continued trying to play football which was a real credit to them.
The game was marred with a very dubious red card for Altona however the final whistle blew and that signals our team’s march into the State final this Sunday against Mornington.
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Altona City Soccer Club is located on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to the elders past, present and emerging.