Recently some of our Socceroo heroes of yesteryear came to Centennial Parklands for a kick-about to begin the build up to the Asian Cup 2015 tournament.
Ex-Socceroos Craig Moore, Mark Bosnich and Alan Davidson were on hand for a rugged game on McKay Oval in Centennial Park. They may be well-retired now, but once the round ball was placed on the ground and the competitive spirits came out!
The AFC Asian Cup 2015
The AFC Asian Cup 2015 is coming to Australia in January 2015 and is Asia’s biggest football tournament (for football aficionados, it’s the equivalent of the Euros, or the African Nations Cup). The tournament has been going since 1956 with Japan being the current holders. This will be the third tournament Australia is participating in, having lost out in the final four years ago in Qatar.
Here is a little more history on the tournament:
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Today in Moore Park, we came together with the Minister of Environment and Heritage Gabrielle Upton, community clubs, local schools and state sporting organisations to celebrate the newly-renovated Centennial Parklands Sports Centre, which has recently undergone a multi-million dollar upgrade.
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