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Media Release: SMFC appoints Head of Women’s Football

Media Release: SMFC appoints Head of Women’s Football

Friday, 2 December 2011 12:05 PM

South Melbourne FC is pleased to announce the appointment of Irene Stamatopoulos as the Head of Women’s Football. An ex-footballer who represented South Melbourne from 1994 until 1997, Irene has been involved in coaching since 2003 at all levels – from junior through to senior.

Irene joins SMFC from Oakleigh Cannons Soccer Club. Her accreditation includes a Youth Licence with a completed advance pass and she has also completed Certificate 1 in her Senior Licence.

Irene was awarded the FFV Female Coach of the Year Award in 2009 for her outstanding work in developing not only her own team but for her efforts in advancing women’s football.

We’d like to welcome Irene to the South family, and we wish her all the best.

SMFC Women’s Football:

Skills to Play Soccer – Friendships For Life

SMFC needs you. We are looking for girls of all ages to come and join our club. From junior (age 5 and up) through to senior level, beginners to those with experience. Come and unite with us as we work towards becoming the number 1 women’s football club in Melbourne in a nurturing, team orientated environment.

Pre-season training commences February 2012. More information to come.

Contact Irene Stamatopoulos on 0403 857 090 or at to register your interest.

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