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South Capture Mrkela

South Capture Mrkela

Friday, 23 January 2009 2:36 PM

South Melbourne FC is pleased to announce that it has secured a highly prized signing in Altona Magic Captain Stiven Mrkela.

Mrkela joins South well credentialed, having played an integral role in Altona Magic’s recent achievements and being one of the most consistent and outstanding players of the Victorian Premier League.

A right sided player, Stiven has played in the centre of defense and right back.

He also is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder which is sure to provide coach Michael Michalakopoulos with options for his defensive makeup.

South welcomes Stiven to the club in its 50 year Anniversary and looks forward to him playing a key role in season 2009.

Player Profile:

Full name: Stiven Mrkela
Nickname: Mercs
D.O.B: 20/10/1981
Age: 27

Club History:

Altona Magic Soccer Club: 2004-2008
Fawkner Blues Soccer Club: 2003
Altona Magic Soccer Club: 2000-2002
Australian Institute of Sport: 1999
Victorian Institute of Sport: 1997-1998


Foxtel Cup Champions (Altona Magic SC): 2008
Club Captain (Altona Magic SC): 2006-2008
Victorian State Team Representative (China): 2007
Foxtel Cup Runners Up (Altona Magic SC): 2006
Vodafone Cup Runners Up (Altona Magic SC): 2004
Victorian State Team Representative (Fiji): 2003
Player of the Year (Altona Magic SC): 2002
National Youth League Champions (AIS): 1999

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