Brimbank,
31
January
2016
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Who will be victorious? More than 30 teams to compete for 2016 Brimbank Cup!

Summary

More than 30 teams will compete for the coveted 2016 Brimbank Cup at Green Gully Reserve, Keilor Downs, on Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 February 2016.

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Support Your Local Club or Community Team
Now in its fifth year, the award-winning annual two-day soccer tournament attracts men’s and women’s teams from local soccer clubs and community groups.

The Brimbank Cup is a family friendly event with lots of entertainment including the football freestylers show, African drumming, junior soccer activities, social sevens and much more.

The cup is presented by Brimbank City Council in partnership with Victoria Police and Football Federation Victoria and is hosted by Keilor Wolves Soccer Club.

Chair of Brimbank Administrators, Mr John Watson said the fifth annual Brimbank Cup would bring together teams representing more than 15 nationalities.

“The award-winning Brimbank Cup has become a highly anticipated annual event amongst the local soccer community. It’s a great event for the whole community to enjoy whether you’re a soccer fan or not."


Victoria Police vs Youth Junction Match
As in previous years there's an exhibition game with Victoria Police taking on Youth Junction.
Victoria Police Acting Sergeant, Belinda Illingworth said: “It’s great to see the local community coming together to celebrate diversity through sport. It also allows us to build harmonious relationships between new and emerging communities and police. We’re very excited about this year’s tournament.”


Bringing Community Together through the World Game
Football Federation Victoria CEO, Peter Gome said: “The Brimbank Cup is a fantastic event that promotes and provides opportunities for newly arrived communities to participate in football.

“It's encouraging to see so many teams playing alongside our FFV teams. Football truly is the world game and we want to make it as easy as possible for anyone to get involved.”

President of the Keilor Wolves Soccer Club, Steven Talevski said: “We hope to have this opportunity to give back to the Brimbank community after years of their support. It will also be an opportunity to showcase our own development and expanded diversity in which all clubs should strive for.”


When and Where?
The 2016 Brimbank Cup will be held from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 13 February and Sunday 14 February at

Keilor Wolves Soccer Club
Green Gully Reserve
McCrae Boulevard
Keilor Downs