Melbourne’s Greek Community Cup kicks off with thrilling start at Heatherton FC


The 2024 Greek Community Cup kicked off on Sunday January 14 at Heatherton FC with a full schedule of games, setting the stage for an exhilarating tournament.

The opening clash between Malvern City and Heidelberg Alexander unfolded as a pulsating football match.

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The Greek Community Cup kicked off with a success. Photo: Greek Community Cup.

The game reached a thrilling conclusion with a remarkable goalkeeping save that secured Malvern City’s 3-2 victory. 

In the second game, East Kew (Olympiakos) faced off against Altona East Phoenix (Paok), with East Kew emerging as 3-0 winners in a highly entertaining spectacle.

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South Melbourne Hellas vs Kingston FC. Photo: Greek Community Cup.

The defending champions, South Melbourne Hellas, showcased their prowess against Kingston FC. The match unfolded at a ferocious pace, with both teams creating opportunities.

South Melbourne secured a 3-0 victory, underlining their status as formidable contenders. Kingston FC demonstrated commendable effort, facing the challenge head-on against the reigning champions.

The day concluded with a dominant performance by Oakleigh Cannons FC against South Springvale FC. Oakleigh emerged victorious with an impressive 5-0 win, treating fans to an entertaining spectacle.

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Michael Karamitos said it was an excellent start to the three weeks of football. Photo: Greek Community Cup.

The Vice President of the Greek Community, Michael Karamitos, reflecting on the first round of the tournament, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “What a magnificent start to what promises to be an amazing 3 weeks of football”.

“The Greek Community Cup kicked off spectacularly with all 8 teams passionately competing. The crowds turned up in troves and everyone enjoyed the commencement of the tournament. We look forward to witnessing more thrilling matches in the following weeks.”

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Photo: Greek Community Cup.

As the tournament progresses, anticipation builds for the upcoming matches and the crowning of the 2024 Greek Community Cup champions. Football enthusiasts can expect more exhilarating moments and fierce competition in the weeks to come.

Team fixtures can be found here.

For all other tournament information visit: or Home | Greek Community of Melbourne




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