Olympic FC are pleased to announce their place amongst the 16 teams which will take place in the premier preseason tournament, the Kappa Silver Boot.
The Kappa Silver Boot will this year comprise of 6 PS4 National Premier League teams and 10 Flight Centre Premier League teams. The Competing teams are:
NPL – Olympic FC, Brisbane City FC, Gold Coast City, Redlands United, Moreton Bay Jets and South West Thunder.
Flight Centre PL – Rochedale Rovers, Mitchelton FC, Logan FC, Ipswich Knights, Holland Park Hawks, Grange Thistle FC, Eastern Suburbs FC, Capalaba FC, Albany Creek Excelsior and reigning champions Lions FC.
With Kappa Australia signing on as naming rights sponsor for the next 3 years, the Kappa Silver Boot is an excellent opportunity for Olympic FC’s NPL team to have a guaranteed 3 solid matches before the season starts.
The 2017 tournament, hosted by Lions FC, is set to kick off on Tuesday 17th January with matches being played on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. All matches will be held at Lions Stadium, with Football Brisbane Media broadcasting all games, including Olympic FC matches via the Washing Line YouTube and social media accounts 24 hours after the completion of each match.
The 16 teams competing in the tournament will be split into 4 groups of 4 teams who will compete in a round robin tournament, before the winners of each group advance through to the semi finals.
This year, the prize money for the tournament is:
1st – $5,000
2nd – $1,200
3rd – $750
4th – $550
The draw will be concluded shortly and will be posted for the Olympic FC community to view upon completion. Olympic FC appreciate the ongoing support of the members and followers and look forward to seeing you all at Lions FC on Tuesday 17th of January.