REWIND IN BLACK AND WHITE - 2004 VPL CHAMPIONSHIP #PART 1

REWIND IN BLACK AND WHITE - 2004 VPL CHAMPIONSHIP

REWIND IN BLACK AND WHITE -
2004 VPL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM REUNION #PART 1

Leading into the 2004 VPL CHAMPIONSHIP REUNION which is taking place this saturday night.

We look back at the final series that took us to the Championship.

Qualifying Final
Friday, August 6, 2004. Jack Edwards Reserve,

Oakleigh. 0-1 Zebras

Referee: Damir Basic.

Oakleigh Cannons

Adrian Cagalj, Con Anthopoulos, Felix Rosman, Nick Tolios, Sam Poutakidis, Jim Latinopoulos (George Tzouramanis 85), Steve Panopoulos, Steve Pantelidis, Bill Daglis (Alex Kiratzoglou 66), Juan Nilo, Xhezair Sulemani (Nick Marinos 75). Coach: Mike Chatzitrifonas.

Zebras

Michael Theoklitos, Dean Tartaglia, Stelios Drakos, Ross Antoniadis, Ryan Ollerton, Michael Mazzini, Steve Martin, Damian Guglielmi, Peter Kakos (Ben Harbinson 79), Marino Gasparis, Billy Celeski. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: Harbinson 80

Elimination Final
Sunday, August 8, 2004. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Att: 3,500. Referee: Lewis Giuseffi.

Preston Lions 1 v 2 Altona Magic

Preston Lions

Daniel Zilic, John Angelovski (Robert Dolevski 89), Peco Dimovski, Chris Emsovski, Pece Sivevski, Sasa Ognenovski, Les Anastasiou, Michael Miskas, Johnny Sapazovski, Naum Sekulovski (Steve Manceski 46), Johnny Cvetanovski (Jone Dimoski 75). Coach: Zoran Trajcevski.
Goal: Cvetanovski 6

Altona Magic

Bojo Jevdevic, Stive Mrkela, Marcus Stergiopolous, Doug Mladenovic, Kole Delev, Koce Delev, Sash Becvinovski, Alfonso Opazo, Levent Osman, Pece Cergovski, Slave Bozinovski. Coach: Vlade Tortevski.
Goals: Cergovski 41, Stergiopoulos 70

Minor Semi-Final
Friday, August 13, 2004. Jack Edwards Reserve, Oakleigh. Referee: Hakan Anaz..

Oakleigh Cannons 2 v 3 Altona Magic

Oakleigh Cannons

Nick Motsiopoulos, Con Anthopoulos, Felix Rosman, Nick Tolios, Sam Poutakidis, Jim Latinopoulos (Xhezair Sulemani 64), Steve Panopoulos, Steve Pantelidis (Bill Daglis 90), Alex Kiratzoglou, Nick Marinos, Juan Nilo. Coach: Mike Chatzitrifonas.
Goals: Marinos 9, 53pk

Altona Magic

Bojo Jevdevic, Stive Mrkela (Jason Dimitrievski 90), Marcus Stergiopolous, Doug Mladenovic, Kole Delev, Koce Delev, Sash Becvinovski, Alfonso Opazo (Igor Kolevski 82), Levent Osman, Pece Cergovski, Slave Bozinovski. Coach: Vlade Tortevski.
Goals: Cergovski 5, Mrkela 64, Koce Delev 84

Major Semi-Final
Sunday, August 15, 2004. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor Downs. Referee: Dominic Barba.

Green Gully Cavaliers 1 v 1 Zebras

Green Gully

Darren McGrath, Dean Fak, Rody Vargas, Dragi Nastevski, Joey Rajher, Zoran Markovski, Jeff Fleming, Brandon Vassallo, Nick Lazarevski (Peter Hader 95), Anthony Magnacca, Andy Vargas (Nick Tsaltas 64). Coach: Joe Mullen.
Goal: Lazarevski 17

Zebras
Michael Theoklitos, Dean Tartaglia (Dennis Vucinic 97), Stelios Drakos, Ross Antoniadis, Ryan Ollerton, Michael Mazzini (Marino Gasparis 88), Steve Martin, Damian Guglielmi, Peter Kakos, Ben Harbinson (Josip Kozic 85), Billy Celeski. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: Harbinson 66

After extra time

Zebras won on penalties 3-2
Penalties: Drakos (1-0), Nastevski (1-1); Kakos (2-1), R Vargas (over bar); Ollerton (saved), Vassallo (2-2); Gasparis (3-2), Magnacca (hit bar); Kozic (hit bar), Hader (saved).

Preliminary Final
Sunday, August 22, 2004. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor Downs. Att: 2,000. Referee: Jim Ouliaris.

Green Gully Cavaliers 1 - 2 Altona Magic

Green Gully Cavaliers

Darren McGrath, Dean Fak, Rody Vargas, Dragi Nastevski, Joey Rajher, Zoran Markovski, Jeff Fleming, Brandon Vassallo, Nick Lazarevski, Andy Vargas, Nick Tsaltas (Anthony Magnacca 72). Coach: Joe Mullen.
Lazarevski 17

Altona Magic

Bojo Jevdevic, Stive Mrkela, Marcus Stergiopolous, Doug Mladenovic, Kole Delev, Koce Delev (Igor Kolevski 68), Sash Becvinovski, Alfonso Opazo, Levent Osman, Pece Cergovski, Slave Bozinovski. Coach: Vlade Tortevski.
Becvinovski 7, Mladenovic 86

Grand Final
Sunday, August 29, 2004. Bob Jane Stadium, Albert Park. Att: 4,500. Referee: Perry Mur.

Zebras 0 v 0 Altona Magic

Zebras

Michael Theoklitos, Dean Tartaglia, Stelios Drakos, Ross Antoniadis, Ryan Ollerton, Michael Mazzini (Ben Harbinson 79), Dennis Vucinic, Steve Martin, Damian Guglielmi (Josip Kozic 100), Peter Kakos (Marino Gasparis 95), Billy Celeski. Coach: Peter Ollerton.

After extra time
Zebras won on penalties 3-2

Penalties: Becvinovski (saved), Drakos (0-1); Koce Delev (saved), Gasparis (over bar); Stergiopoulos (1-1), Celeski (1-2), Mladenovic (saved), Ollerton (1-3).

Altona Magic

Bojo Jevdevic, Stive Mrkela, Marcus Stergiopolous, Doug Mladenovic, Kole Delev, Koce Delev, Sash Becvinovski, Alfonso Opazo (Igor Kolevski 86), Levent Osman, Pece Cergovski (Jason Dimitrievski 98), Slave Bozinovski. Coach: Vlade Tortevski




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