South Melbourne Hellas crowned champions of inaugural Greek Community Cup

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South Melbourne Hellas have been crowned champions of the inaugural Greek Community Cup in Victoria.

The Greek Community Cup has been organised by the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM).

South Melbourne Hellas defeated Mill Park 2-0 in the grand final and lifted the winner’s Cup in front of around 400 spectators at the Mill Park soccer club ground.

The awarding of the Cup was made by the Federal Minister of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Andrew Giles, who was in attendance.

President of the GCM, Bill Papastergiadis, said during the trophy ceremony: “This tournament was all about us as a community engaging amongst one another, as well as introducing a lot of the Greek Clubs to the rich Language and Cultural programs of the Greek community.

“I congratulate South Melbourne on their win and look forward to next year’s tournament,” Mr Papastergiadis added.

Vice President of the GCM, Michael Karamitos, congratulated South Melbourne and was full of praise for the host club, Mill Park.

“What an amazing four weeks of football and I sincerely thank Jim Christou and his entire team for putting on an amazing event,” Mr Karamitos said.

“I would like to take this opportunity to announce that next year the Greek Community is looking at expanding the tournament to include a junior boys and girls competition, as well as a Men’s and Women’s senior tournament.”

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