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Commonwealth Bank announced as Major Sponsor of Stadium Launch

Commonwealth Bank announced as Major Sponsor of Stadium Launch

Thursday, 8 December 2011 9:51 AM

South Melbourne FC is delighted to announce that the Commonwealth Bank is the major sponsor of the Lakeside Stadium launch event on Sunday 11 December.

The Commonwealth Bank is an active supporter of community events, contributing and assisting a number of different community groups across Australia.

South Melbourne FC will host NSW Premier League Champions Sydney Olympic in an exhibition match as part of the festivities to launch the refurbished Lakeside Stadium. This will be the first football match played at Lakeside since the renovations commenced in 2010. Furthermore, fans will have the opportunity to purchase their 2012 SMFC membership from the membership tent located near the main grandstand. Memberships can also be purchased online as well ( As part of the occasion, South Melbourne FC will also be selling commemorative limited edition t shirts of the launch event. There are only 50 commemorative tshirts available, so get in quick to secure your tshirt, which can be picked up on the day as well (

In addition, there will be a jumping castle and face painting activities for young children as well.

The itinerary for the day’s activities are as follows:

1.00pm – 1.50pm
SMFC U12A vs. U12B

2.00pm – 2.50pm
SMFC U13A vs. U13B

3.00pm – 3.50pm
SMFC U14/15A vs. U15B

4.00pm – 4.50pm
SMFC U14A vs. U14B

5.00pm – 5.20pm
SMFC U11 vs. U10A
SMFC U10B vs. U10C
SMFC U9A vs. U9B

Official launch by the Honourable Member for Albert Park, Mr. Martin Foley

South Melbourne FC vs. Sydney Olympic FC
(Half Time – SMFC Girls U10A vs. U10B)

7.30pm – 9.30pm
SMFC U21 vs. U18

It promises to be an exciting day, as South returns to its football home.

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