The semi-finals of the National Premier Leagues 2013 Finals Series will be held this weekend.
The semi-finals of the National Premier Leagues 2013 Finals Series will be held this weekend when Olympic FC (Football Queensland) host Sydney United 58 FC (Football NSW), at the Queensland Sports & Athletic Centre on Saturday 5 October (kick-off 6:00pm AEST) and South Hobart FC (Football Federation Tasmania) host Campbelltown City FC (Football Federation South Australia) at the South Hobart Ground on Sunday 6 October (kick-off 12:00pm AEDT) . Last weekend saw the first match of the National Premier Leagues 2013 Finals Series played with Sydney United 58 FC defeating Canberra FC, 2-1, at the Sydney United Sports Centre.
Olympic FC used last weekend to tune-up with a friendly match against Brisbane Roar and will be eager to knock-off their NSW rivals who are definitely brimming with confidence.
Sunday-s semi-final clash will see two well respected coaches in South Hobart-s Ken Morton and Campbelltown City-s Joe Mullen go head to head in a battle of strategy and wits.
This weekend, it won-t be just a berth in the inaugural National Premier League Grand Final that will be on offer, but also the possibility of hosting the decider based on a novel method.
The host of the National Premier Leagues 2013 Grand Final will be determined and awarded to the best performing team of the two semi-final matches (game 2 & 3) via a points system (listed below):
Win within 90 minutes - 3 points Win during extra time - 2 points Win on penalties - 1 point Goals For (excluding penalty shootouts) - 3 points Goals Against (excluding penalty shootout) -1 point Yellow Card -1 point Red Card -3 points
For the latest news regarding the National Premier League 2013 Final Series, including a live match centre, please visit www.footballaustralia.com.au/nationalpremierleagues
National Premier Leagues 2013 Finals Series - Match Schedule
Game 2 6:00pm, Saturday 5 October 2013 Olympic FC v Sydney United 58 FC Queensland Sports & Athletic Centre, Nathan
Game 3 12:00pm, Sunday 6 October 2013 South Hobart FC v Campbelltown City FC South Hobart Ground, South Hobart