Club in Focus: Logan Lightning

Logan Lighting is one of several teams making their Australia Cup Final Rounds debut this year. Today, we dive deep on how the club from Queensland reached this stage.

Club: Logan Lightning FC
State: Queensland    
Home ground: Cornubia Park
Founded: 1979
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): One
Best result: N/A
Head Coach: James Coutts

Road to the Round of 32:

Logan Lightning FC 5-0 Annerley
Pine Hills 1-2 Logan Lightning FC
Logan Lightning FC 2-1 Olympic  FC
Logan Lightning FC 5-0 Sunshine Coast

After early round victories over lower league opposition, a big win over NPL Queensland heavyweights, Olympic FC thanks to goals from Dauntae Mariner and Ryan Cavanah set Logan on their path to the Round of 32.

Lightning booked their spot in the Final Rounds courtesy on an emphatic 5-0 Preliminary Round 7 win over FQPL1 outfit, Sunshine Coast Fire.

Australia Cup Record
2014 – Preliminary Rounds
2015 – Preliminary Rounds
2016 – Preliminary Rounds
2017 – Preliminary Rounds
2018 – Preliminary Rounds
2019 – Preliminary Rounds
2020 – Competition not held
2021 – Preliminary Rounds

Last Five NPL Results:

Lightning have won one of their last  league five games and currently sit tenth on the ladder after 17 games.

The Queensland NPL side will face off against the league leaders from South Australia, Adelaide City in what will be highly competitive match at Adelaide City Park. 

Match Details:
Adelaide City FC v Logan Lighting FC     
Date: Wednesday 27 July 2022
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: Marden Sports Complex