Inaugural Coast Cup Wrap and Results


The Central Coast Mariners would like to thank all the teams who travelled from all parts of NSW to compete in the inaugural Coast Cup at the Regional Sporting Complex at Tuggerah.

With teams travelling from; Newcastle Jets Academy; Sydney FC Academy; Western Sydney Wanderers Academy; Marconi Stallions FC; Manly United FC; Edgeworth Eagles FC; Football NSW Talent Support Program; Football NSW Country; Future Matildas; Central Coast United FC; Northern Tigers FC, the Central Coast Mariners are proud to have hosted some of the best youth football talent in the state.

The Central Coast Mariners would like to congratulate the first ever Champions of the Coast Cup with Manly United taking out the U16’s tournament whilst the Western Sydney Wanderers Academy were crowned Champions in the U15’s.

Touted as what will be an annual event, Academy Director Ken Schembri spoke of the significance of the Coast Cup in regards to elite youth player and referee development along with showcasing the beautiful Central Coast.

“To have so many representatives here on the Central Coast from the Hyundai A-League Club Academies, Football NSW and Northern NSW Member Clubs, shows the significance of the Coast Cup,” Schembri said. “The tournament achieved all of our objectives and was very well received by Football NSW and all participants.

“The Coast Cup is now an annual tournament in the football calendar with real opportunity to grow into a significant football event.

“As a regionally based academy, having the opportunity to host such a tournament allows all the top people to get a good look at our young players coming through. 

“The Regional Sporting Complex here at Tuggerah is a wonderful venue, so to be able to expose this complex to the football community will allow Football NSW to consider more tournaments coming here,” Schembri said.  

  • U16’s Champions: Manly United FC def. Newcastle Jets Academy 1-0
  • U15’s Champions: Western Sydney Wanderers Academy def. Central Coast Mariners Academy 2-0

U16’s final Standings

Group A
1st Sydney FC
2nd Western Sydney Wanderers
3rd Northern Tigers FC
4th Marconi Stallions

Group B
1st Newcastle Jets FC
2nd Manly United
3rd Central Coast Mariners
4th Edgeworth Eagles

U15’s final standings

Group A
1st Newcastle Jets FC
2nd TSP West
3rd Future Matildas
4th TSP Country White

Group B
1st Central Coast Mariners Yellow
2nd TSP North
3rd TSP Far North
4th Central Coast United Black

Group C
1st Sydney FC
2nd Central Coast Mariners Navy
3rd TSP Country Blue
4th TSP East

Group D
1st Western Sydney Wanderers
2nd Central Coast United Red
3rd TSP Far South
4th TSP South