Sydney Youth Cup and Sydney Junior Cup 2013 Finals completed with a record number teams


Sydney hosted the largest annual youth football (soccer) tournaments recently, the annual 2013 Sydney Youth Cup + 2013 Sydney Junior Cup at Sydney Olympic Park, June 30 – July 5, 2013 held over the first week of the July School Holidays. The 2013 Tournament attracted a record number of youth football teams from around the City, State and Australia.

The six day tournament culminated with a variety of teams qualifying for the Finals series for the 2013 Sydney Youth Cup:

2013 Winners of the Sydney Youth Cup:

UNDER 12s – Sydney Olympic FC
UNDER 13s/14s – BUFC
UNDER 15s – South Melbourne FC
UNDER 16s/18s – ASA (Australasian Soccer Academy) A’s
Sydney Youth Cup 2013 Runners Up:

UNDER 12s – Mascot Kings
UNDER 13s/14s – South Melbourne FC 14s
UNDER 15s – Pagewood Botany
UNDER 16s/18s – Belmore United FC
Sydney Youth Cup 2013 3rd Place:

UNDER 12s – Marrickville Red Devils
UNDER 13s/14s – Belmore United 14s
UNDER 15s – Balmain Tigers
UNDER 16s/18s – ASA (Australasian Soccer Academy) B’s
Sydney Youth Cup 2013 4th Place:

UNDER 12s – Lourdes FC
UNDER 13s/14s – South Melbourne FC 13s
UNDER 15s – Belmore United
UNDER 16s/18s – Sydney Boys High School
Sydney Youth Cup 2013 Players of the Tournament:

UNDER 12s – Scott Browning (Sydney Olympic FC)
UNDER 13s/14s – Aidan Taouil (BUFC)
UNDER 15s – Gabriel Riven (South Melbourne FC)
UNDER 16s/18s – Matt Pombart (Australasian Soccer Academy A’s)

Sydney Youth Cup Tournament Manager, Anthony Lazarou indicated “having youth teams from all over Australia, different competitions and leagues, including private and public schools, Association and State League teams is what makes the Sydney Youth Cup an exciting tournament”

Leo Athanasakis, President of South Melbourne FC stated that “South Melbourne is excited to be participating at the Sydney Youth Cup and taking on elite teams from all over Australia. Participating in strong tournaments and exposing our players against quality interstate opposition is an invaluable experience. We look forward to the challenge of competing and the opportunity to make new friends throughout the tournament.”

The Sydney Junior Cup is aimed at ages U8 – U11, these teams can be boys, girls or mixed teams.

The Sydney Youth Cup is aimed at ages U12 – U18 (boys and girls), each age group will be split up into boys and girls competitions.

Teams can register for the 2014 Sydney Youth Cup via and

For all non Sydney based Clubs, including Clubs from other countries please call us on 02 9758 6371 or international +61 2 9759 6371 as we have packages and accommodation support in place for all.

Click on the links below for some of the great football action in 2012.

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