Calling all football enthusiasts and members of the Greek community! We have some thrilling news for you. The highly anticipated match between Sydney Olympic FC (SOFC) and South Melbourne FC (SMFC), two iconic Greek heritage football clubs, is just around the corner. And the best part? You can now pre-purchase your tickets online via Ticketek!
On January 13, 2024 from 5pm, Jubilee Stadium in Kogarah, Sydney, will be the stage for The Greek Herald Cup. This match, named after the esteemed newspaper, promises to be an electrifying encounter between two historic clubs.
The Greek Herald Cup represents a new chapter in the history of Sydney Olympic and South Melbourne, as they gear up for the inaugural 2025 National Second Tier (NST) competition. Both clubs were recently confirmed among the eight foundation clubs to participate in the NST, set to commence in March/April 2025.
But before that, they are eager to showcase their immense talent and rich heritage in this historic clash. The Greek Herald Cup will see old rivals face off once again, as they strive for new successes on the national stage.
The name of the cup is a tribute to The Greek Herald, a newspaper that has played a crucial role in the history of both Sydney Olympic and South Melbourne. As the tournament’s namesake, The Greek Herald Cup acknowledges the unwavering support of the newspaper for both clubs and its significant role in connecting the Greek community.
Jubilee Stadium will be a sea of blue and white, the colours that have become synonymous with both Sydney Olympic and South Melbourne. Attendees are encouraged to proudly wear these colours, further enhancing the electric atmosphere at the Kogarah venue.
So mark your calendars for January 13, 2024, and make sure to pre-purchase your tickets online now via Ticketek. Don’t miss out on this historic clash and the opportunity to show your unwavering support for these esteemed clubs. Witness history in the making at The Greek Herald Cup!