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U23 Women
Olympic FC – 5  (Sophia CUBA 4′ 20′, Taleisha DERRICK 29′ 65′, Jacqueline BUCHANAN 53′)
Logan Lightning – 0

Olympic’s U23 Women sit top of the league after the opening round of FQPL action courtesy of a 5-0 win over Logan Lightning at Goodwin Park on Saturday night.

An early Sophia Cuba double saw Olympic lead 2-0 after just twenty minutes before Taleisha Derrick made it three before half time.

The goalscoring didn’t slow down in the second stanza with Jacqueline Buchanan getting in on the act before Derrick completed her brace to round out the 5-0 win.

Points from the first phase of the 2021 NPL Queensland Women’s season carry over meaning Olympic sit three points clear at the top of the FQPL standings. 

Next up for Olympic’s U23 Women is a trip to face Mitchelton at Teralba Park on Sunday, August 8 (3:30pm KO).

U23 Men
Olympic FC – 4 (Prasiddha PAUDYAL 33’, 52’ 85’, Callen PASHEN 75’)
Eastern Suburbs FC – 0

Olympic U23’s claimed all three points in a clash for top four against local rivals Eastern Suburbs at Goodwin Park on Sunday afternoon with a 4-0 win.

Paudyal netted the first with a well-worked chance from close range to put the home side up on the stroke of half time, with another finish from inside the area early in the second half to double Olympic’s lead.

Callan Pashen found the back of the net in the seventy-fifth minute with a finish from a tight angle after beating several defenders, Paudyal then rounded out the result by completing his hattrick from quality build-up play and a well-placed ball across the face by captain Declan Baker.

The result sees Olympic move into fourth place on 26 points, before travelling to Ballinger Park to face eight place Sunshine Coast Wanderers on Sunday, 1 August (2pm KO).

U18 Men
Olympic FC – 1 (Jordie MEACOCK 40’)
Eastern Suburbs FC – 4 (Ronan WRIGHT 7’, Charlie COGMAN 30’, Jamie DAVIES 47’, Caleb WALKER 57’)

Olympic U18’s suffered a 4-1 defeat against Eastern Suburbs at Goodwin Park on Sunday.

Easts took a first half lead off the back of goals from Ronan Wright and Charlie Cogman.  Jordie Meacock scored the eventual consolation for Olympic in the 40th minute, finishing after Emad Ali Sheme’s well-crossed ball was parried into his path by the Easts keeper.

The result was sealed in the second half with goals for the visitors from Jamie Davies and Caleb Walker.

Olympic stay in eighth place with their next match at away against Sunshine Coast Wanderers on Sunday, 1 August at Ballinger Park (12pm KO).

U16 Boys
Peninsula Power – 2 (Nicholas CAREY 30’, Jordan RYLEWSKI 78’)
Olympic FC – 4 (Gibeom KIM 23’, 64’, George OKUMA 36’, Zain MOHAMMED 76’)

Olympic U16’s earned their third win of the Shield Phase in a 4-2 thriller over Peninsula Power at AJ Kelly Park on Sunday afternoon.

Olympic opened the scoring with an assist from Zain Mohammed and a trademark finish by Gibeom Kim in the bottom corner after beating the defenders with a run from outside the box. Although Power found an equaliser a short while after with a header at the back post from Nick Carey, it was Olympic who regained the lead six minutes later with a one-on-one finish past the keeper from George Okumu.

In the second half Kim was able to net a brace with another solo run and finish through an assist from Ben Foots. Mohammed then capped off Olympic’s scoring with a long strike from distance into the back of the net, with Power’s Jordan Rylewski scoring what would be a late consolation goal before the result was sealed.

The win sees Olympic remain tied at third on 10 points with their next opponent Moreton Bay United, playing them at Goodwin Park on Sunday, 1 August (10:45 am KO).

U15 Boys
Peninsula Power – 2 (Shareef SOLIMAN 53’, Jack BOSWARD 79’)
Olympic FC – 4 (Junaid MIRZA 6’, Asish MATTA 8’, Matthew REID 77’ (P), Aria SHWANI 80’).

Olympic U15’s won 4-2 away in a goal fest against Peninsula Power at AJ Kelly Park on Sunday.

Olympic found the net twice early on, with a finish from Junaid Mirza and an outside-the-box strike into the top corner from Asish Matta before the tenth minute.

The second half saw the bulk of the game’s goals, with Peninsula Power’s Shareef Soliman scoring early on. Olympic were awarded a penalty in the 77th minute which was sent home by captain Matt Reid, wrong footing the keeper.

Power brought it back with a goal from Jack Bosward only one minute later, however Olympic maintained control over the lead with a well-placed strike by Aria Shwani from a counter – three goals in three minutes to cap off the result.

The win sees Olympic get their first win of the season before facing Moreton Bay United at Goodwin Park on Sunday morning (9am KO).

U14 Boys
Peninsula Power – 1 (Thomas COUDRE 52’)
Olympic FC – 0

Olympic U14’s received a 1-0 loss against Peninsula Power at AJ Kelly Park on Sunday morning.

The second half saw the game’s only goal scored by Power’s Thomas Coudre.

The result sees Olympic remain in fifth spot on the table, with their next opportunity coming against Moreton Bay United at Goodwin Park on Sunday, 1 August (10:30am KO).

U13 Boys
Peninsula Power – 1 (Krys GETHEN-DAVIES 50’)
Olympic FC – 0

Olympic U13’s were unable to take the points in a 1-0 loss to Peninsula Power at AJ Kelly Park on Sunday morning.

A 50th minute goal from Krys Gethen-Davies earned Peninsula Power the win in a result that sees no change on the table for either side – with Olympic maintaining their hold on top spot.

Olympic will look ahead to their match against Moreton Bay United at Goodwin Park on Sunday, 1 August (9am KO).