Macedonian Cup for Victoria 2013

Preview: Macedonian Cup 2013 for Victoria

Macedonian Cup for Victoria 2013Another tournament for Australian clubs with a Macedonian background is about to take place. This weekend, teams will gather for the annual Macedonian Cup which features clubs from the Australian state of Victoria.

After the Maso Cup that was played in January, now it’s time for the Macedonian Cup. All nine clubs that participated in last year’s edition have confirmed their participation this year as well. This year it will be hosted by Shepparton. The teams are divided in three groups of three teams apiece. The three group winners along with the best second placed team will advance into the semi-finals. The matches will be played in three stadiums on Saturday, while the semi-finals and the final are scheduled for Sunday. Each match will last for 40 minutes with 20 minutes each half and 10 minutes half-time. The Cup also features matches for reserve and women’s teams.

Altona Magic are title defenders as last year they beat Preston Lions in the final. Altona Magic will also be defending the Reserve’s edition, while Preston’s girls will be defending the Womens’ trophy.

Group A
Group B
Group C
Preston Lions Lalor United Sloga Sydenham Park
Noble Park Altona Magic Plenty Valley Lions
Keilor Wolves Geelong Shepparton

The complete schedule (all times are local):

Saturday, 9th March
10.00am – Shepparton v Sydenham Park
11.00am – Lalor United Sloga v Geelong
12.00am – Sydenham Park v Plenty Valley Lions
12.00am – Preston Lions v Keilor Wolves
01.00pm – Altona Magic v Lalor United Sloga
02.00pm – Plenty Valley Lions v Shepparton
03.00pm – Noble Park v Preston Lions
04.00pm – Geelong v Altona Magic
05.00pm – Keilor Wolves v Noble Park

Sunday, 10th March
11.00am – Semi Final 1, Best Group Winner v Best Runner Up
11.00am – Semi Final 2, Second Best Group Winner v Third Best Group Winner
03.00pm – Final


Group 1

Group 2
Preston Lions Lalor United Sloga
Noble Park Altona Magic
Keilor Wolves Plenty Valley Lions
Sydenham Park Shepparton


 Group 1
Plenty Valley Lions
Noble Park
Preston Lions
Keilor Wolves


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