Olympic FC – 4 (Jayden DEE 8’ 48’, David ISHIMWE 78’, Callan PASHEN 80’)
Gold Coast United – 3 (Hamish CAUDLE 54’, Trad THELWALL 69’, Joshua KOLOSKI 90’)
Olympic’s U23s came out on top in a seven goal thriller with a 4-3 win over Gold Coast United on Sunday.
Jayden Dee opened the scoring in the 8th minute before doubling the home side’s lead shortly after the restart with a one-on-one finish.
United clawed their way back into the match and levelled the scores at 2-2 midway through the second half thanks to goals from Hamish Caudle and Trad Thelwall.
David Ishimwe reinstated Olympic’s lead in the 78th minute when he turned home a Callan Pashen cutback.
Moments after providing the assist, Pashen added a goal to his afternoon’s work, rounding the keeper and finishing to put Olympic 4-2 ahead.
Joshua Koloski pulled a goal back for the visitors in stoppage time, but it proved too little too late with Olympic running out 4-3 victors.
Olympic FC – 2 (Baxta DICKSON 3’, Michael KONSTANTINOU 90+4’)
Gold Coast United 2 ( Jack MAHER 48’, Lachlan DURRINGTON 56’)
Olympic FC – 4 (Gibeom KIM 5’, Sam MACLEOD 15’, Andrew HUNTER 50’, Anthony SARIDAKIS 62’)
SWQ Thunder – 2 (Sam HINTON 16’)
Olympic’s U16s opened their season with an impressive 4-2 win over SWQ Thunder thanks to goals from Gibeom Kim, Sam Macleod, Andrew Hunter and Anthony Saridakis.
Olympic enjoyed the majority of possession and were rewarded for creating a number of chances in the final third.
Kim opened the scoring in the fifth minute with a controlled left footed finish following a smart run into the area.
Macleod doubled Olympic’s lead ten minutes later with a powerful header a some brilliant work in the build up by Kim.
Thunder hit back with a Sam Hinton double to send the sides in level at the break before Hunter reinstated Olympic’s two-goal lead in the 50th minute when he bombed forward from left back and pounced on a loose ball with a first time finish.
Saridakis rounded out the 4-2 win 12 minutes later with a clean finish at the back post from a Macleod cross.
Olympic FC – 5 (Matias ALOISI 10’ 63’ 71’, Yohan BALAKRISHNAN 54’, Ezrum SANTOS 65)
SWQ Thunder – 4 (Tyran HENNINGSEN 1’ 22’, Jaydahn HEARN 14’, Thisaja SAMARAWICKRAMA 52’)
Olympic’s U15s overturned a three goal deficit to pull off a stunning come from behind 5-4 win against Thunder.
Matias Aloisi lead the scoring for Olympic with a hat-trick, while Yohan Balakrishnan and Ezrum Santos also chipped in with goals in the sides first up win.
The visitors struck first through a Tyran Henningsen free kick in the opening minute but Olympic hit back quickly with a powerful Aloisi header following a pin point Johnnie Zervos free kick in the tenth minute.
Olympic’s joy was short-lived as Thunder hit two goals in quick session to take a two goal lead into the break, however, the home side were handed a glimmer of hope with Thunder keeper, Jaylahn Hearn being sent off in the dying stages of the half.
Thunder struck early in the second half and looked to have put the result beyond doubt when Thisaia Samarawickrama converted a penalty to put the visitors up 4-1.
It took Olympic just two minutes to respond, through Balakrishnan, who broke clear of the Thunder defence and finished one-on-one before a pair of quickfire goals from Aloisi & Santos turned the game on it’s head, levelling the scores at 4-4.
Aloisi then completed the sensational comeback and his hat-trick in the 71st minute, finishing from close range to wrap up an unbelievable 5-4 win for Olympic.
Olympic FC – 3 (Edward HILL 16’, George KOUMPIS 52’ 70’)
SWQ Thunder – 2 (William BALLANTYNE 2’, Tristahn HEARN 3’)
A second half George Koumpis brace secured a stunning opening day come-from-behind victory for the Olympic U14s against SWQ Thunder.
Olympic got off to a nightmare start, conceding twice in the opening three minutes to trail 2-0 but managed to halve the deficit courtesy of an Edward Hill penalty in the 16th minute.
Koumpis proved to be the hero for the home side, twice popping up with powerful goals from set pieces to seal the come back and 3-2 win for Olympic.
Olympic FC – 5 ( Byron DAY, Hyun Woo PARK, Marcellus SMITH, Sebastian BEK)
SWQ Thunder – 1 (Jackson GUSTERSON)
The Olympic U13’s kicked off their season with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over SWQ Thunder on Sunday morning.
Byron Day, Hyun Woo Park, Marcellus Smith & Sebastian Bek all found the back of the net in a free flowing display from Scott Shepherd’s side.
Next weekend our U13-U16 boys make the trip to Ballinger Park to face Sunshine Coast Wanderers while our U18s & U23s are in friendly action against Western Pride.