Kon Konstantaras to make history as coach of first Greek women’s football team in Australia


Kon Konstantaras is set to make history this weekend as he prepares to coach the first Greek women’s football team, The Herald Sun reports.

Konstantaras has been appointed the team’s mentor for the Australia Football International (AFI) World 9s tournament to be held on Saturday at Box Hill Rugby Club.

Konstantaras said it was a “privilege” to be given a chance to lead the country of his birth.

Members of the inaugural Greek women’s team Meagan Kovatchev, Joanna Sofos (vice-captain), Caitlyn Crameri, Chantelle McDonald (captain) and Krystle Jewell.

“I’m really looking forward to the honour of being involved in this weekend’s competition,” he told The Herald Sun.

“I think we’ve managed to put together a fantastic team which has a mix of experience and inexperience.”

The Greek side will play three games on Saturday against Nauru, the United Nations and Australia.

Source: The Herald Sun.

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