Academy Preview: Women’s and Girls (March 19th)

The Central Coast Mariners women’s and girl’s academy sides are back in action this weekend, ready for round two. 

Teams from under 14’s all the way through to first grade will travel to Sydney on Sunday, looking to secure three important points across all divisions. 

Our opponents in every match will be Nepean FC, with the day kicking off with the under 14’s at 8:20am. It will finish with first grade starting at 7pm, with all matches taking place at either Cook Park or Jamison Park. 

First Grade vs Nepean FC

The Central Coast Mariners first grade women are back in action this weekend, looking to secure their second win of the season. Nepean FC their opponents on Sunday night, with kick off scheduled for 7pm. 

Our women’s side got their 2023 campaign off to the best possible start last Sunday, defeating St George 3-2 in a deserved victory. Chloe Smith’s double along with a Kaitlin Murphy goal enough to secure the three points. 

Nepean on the other hand fell to a 3-1 defeat, going down to SD Raiders FC away from home. A hattrick from Elin Rosenburg Cemazar enough to sink the side, looking to bounce back this weekend. 

Despite the Mariners sitting in fifth and Nepean in 12th the match promises to be an intriguing contest, with both sides looking to secure the three points.

Jamison Park will play host to the fixture, the match an important one for both sides as they look to start the season well. 

Under 20’s vs Nepean FC

The Central Coast Mariners under 20’s women’s side are looking to bounce back after an undeserved loss last weekend, determined to grab the three points. Nepean FC their opponents on Sunday evening, with kick off scheduled for 5pm. 

Despite dominating the majority of the match, the under 20’s fell 1-0 to St George last weekend, with a dead ball free kick from Dina Kamoun enough to secure our opponents the win. 

Nepean FC grabbed the three points on their first matchday of 2023, defeating SD Raiders FC. Despite trailing twice they were able to bounce back, with a 61st minute goal through Liliana Alba the eventual winner. 

Just one round into the season, the Mariners 12th placing and Nepean’s second is an unfair judge of the contest, with the Central Coast aiming to climb the ladder quickly. 

The game will kick off directly before the first grade match, also taking place at Jamison Park. 

Youth Girls vs Nepean FC 

The Central Coast Mariners youth girls academy will travel to Sydney this weekend, set to take on Nepean FC at Cook Park. 

Our under 14’s side will get us underway, with their game kicking off at 8:20am. Their opponents secured a big 5-1 victory over SD Raiders last weekend, getting their season off to the perfect side. 

The Mariners on the other hand unfortunately fell to a 4-0 loss, looking for their first points this Sunday. 

The under 15’s will take the field next, with kick off scheduled for 9:55am. The Mariners are coming off a pleasing 3-0 victory over St George last weekend, aiming to record their second consecutive win.

St George on the other hand is looking for their first victory of the season, going down 4-0. 

The under 16’s will have the week off, with their match delayed due to the expected high temperatures in Sydney on Sunday.