Club in Focus: Monaro Panthers

Monaro Panthers are into the Australia Cup Round Of 32 for the first time. But, how did they make it to this stage?

Club: Monaro Panthers
State: Australian Capital Territory
Home ground: Riverside Stadium
Founded: 1967
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): One
Head Coach: Frank Cachia

Road to the Round of 32:
Monaro Panthers 3-1 Wagga City United
ANU City 0-5 Monaro Panthers
Monaro Panthers 3-3 Canberra Olympic (4-3 Penalties)
Monaro Panthers 3-1 Woden Weston

Just like their foes, Sydney United 58. Monaro Panthers had to overcome a tough opponent to book their spot within the Australia Cup Round Of 32.

After being behind for 90 minutes, the Panthers struck in injury-time when Andre Carle netted a last-minute equalizer which sent the game into extra-time.

Carle wasn’t the only hero for Monaro with Darren Bailey scoring a brace in the remaining minutes of the match to send the Panthers into a clash against Sydney United.

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:

It’s the first time the club from Canberra have reached the national stage and they will travel interstate to take on Sydney United 58 at Sydney United Sports Centre.

Match Details:
Sydney United v Monaro Panthers        
Date: Wednesday, August 3rd  
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: Sydney United Sports Centre 

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