Fans will be able to tune in from home and watch the tournament’s final matches at 1 pm on Saturday 11 February.
The Greek Community of Melbourne and Channel 31 partner up to bring the exciting final matches of the Greek Shield and the Greek Cup Final to viewers in Victoria. Soccer fans can now enjoy exhilarating games from the comfort of their home.
The amazing tournament has now reached its pinnacle with Malvern City FC and Doncaster Rovers facing off for the Greek Community Shield, while Mill Park Soccer Club battles South Melbourne FC for the converted Greek Community Cup.
Bill Papastergiadis, OAM President of the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) shared his excitement about the successful partnership with Channel 31 “This partnership with Channel 31 will give the opportunity to all the Soccer fans who can’t attend Mill Park to watch the games and through this collaboration, we are able to promote a broader audience the high-quality soccer these Greek Teams play” and continues
“Our objective through the Greek Community Cup is to bring together teams of Greek heritage on the football pitch. To give them the chance to come together, compete and thrive! We are very excited to be able to bring the Community together and we encourage all the fans to come down to Mill Park and support the boys”.
Michael Zafiropoulos, Board Chair Channel 31 “Community Television shared his thought is pleased to be promoting and contributing to the success of the Hellenic Soccer Cup, which has been organised by the Greek Community of Melbourne and Victoria. Sport plays an important role in maintaining cultural identity and engaging the youth in constructive activity. For more than a century the Greek Community has shown leadership in a range of activities relating to our multicultural society.
The Hellenic Soccer Cup is another such initiative, which has been planned and executed most successfully. The Community broadcaster is pleased to be strengthening our relationship with an ethnic group that has played such a significant role in developing Australia as a culturally diverse and socially cohesive society”.
Michael Karamitos, Vice-President of GCM stated
“We are very excited to join forces with Channel 31 and show to a broader audience that the Hellenism in Victoria is very strong through athleticism and fair play. Our aim when we envisioned to re-start the Greek Community Cup is to get together and create a tournament that will bring friends together, to mingle and network. All the Greek Soccer Clubs have been putting in the hard yard and we are so proud that all the soccer lovers have been able to enjoy some scintillating games”.
The final will be held on Saturday 11/2/23 at Mill Park Soccer Club, Partridge Street Lalor.
COMMUNITY SHIELD FINAL
Malvern City FC vs Doncaster Rovers 1 PM
GREEK CUP FINAL
South Melbourne FC vs Mill Park FC 1 PM