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South Melbourne sign Konstantinidis from Northcote City

South Melbourne sign Konstantinidis from Northcote City

South Melbourne FC is excited to announce the signing of defender Kristian Konstantinidis ahead of the 2015 National Premier League Victoria season.

Konstantinidis arrives at Lakeside Stadium from Northcote City, having played played at John Cain Reserve since 2010. In 2011, he was part of the Northcote side that defeated the Melbourne Knights 2-0 at in the Dockerty Cup final. In 2013, he played alongside current South captain Michael Eagar and centre-forward Milos Lujic as Northcote won the Victorian Premier League Minor Premiership before defeating the Bentleigh Greens 3-2 in the VPL Grand Final.

Konstantinidis has the ability to play in a number of defensive roles, including centre-half, right-back and holding midfield. Importantly, he is a player that has many years of playing experience at the top level of Victorian football and who had a leadership position at his previous club Northcote.

Speaking to, Konstantinidis was very excited about signing for South Melbourne FC. “As a Greek boy who looked up to the club growing up, it’s a bit surreal. However in reality it feels right to be signing for what is the biggest club outside of the A-League. I am looking forward to embracing every challenge that I am fronted with, and hope that I can contribute to delivering success to this great club and its fans every time I put on the jersey. I look forward to linking up with my team mates and working hard to have a solid season representing South Melbourne.”

Also speaking with, South Melbourne FC Football Director Nicholas Maikousis added that “Kristian is a player that will fit in very well with the existing squad both on and off the park. He is an excellent defender and I have no doubt that he will have a great season with us.”

South Melbourne FC welcomes Kristian Konstantinidis to the Club and wishes him all the best for the 2015 season.

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