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Victory In The Valley

Victory In The Valley

A-League Side Melbourne Victory Returns To Gippsland

The Hyundai A-League will grace Gippsland this Saturday (21 September), with the Melbourne Victory continuing their affiliation with the Latrobe Valley.

The Victory hosted the Brisbane Roar in a pre-season friendly last year, with the 2019 Victory Squad to take on a new challenge, with Perth Glory joining them in the valley.

The match will be played at the Latrobe City Sports and Entertainment Stadium this Saturday, with a 2pm kick off.

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Those wishing for the chance to meet the players may get there chance, with a meet and greet at Mid Valley tomorrow from 2.30-3.30pm.

Victory defender Leigh Broxham, said that Perth presents a good challenge.

"They always work hard and are always well drilled under Tony Popovich, we played them last year in the FFA Cup pre season and it was a difficult game"

"Both teams will be working on certain things with their players but all in all it will be good"

"Maybe there's a few set pieces and things like that you might not do, you can't really hold anything back".

The Victories trip to Gippsland is supported by the Latrobe Valley Authority’s $85 million sports and community initiative.

It shapes as a massive weekend of soccer action across the region, with the Latrobe Valley Soccer League's Top 6 Grand Finals on Sunday.

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