Johnny Warren Cross-code Challenge
Some of New South Wales’ best Futsal teams will be put to the test this weekend (December 1-3) when they will be challenged by some of the best NSW outdoor teams at the Johnny Warren Cross-code Challenge (JWCC). All proceeds will raise money for The Cancer Council.
Some of New South Wales- best Futsal teams will be put to the test this weekend (December 1-3) when they will be challenged by some of the best NSW outdoor teams at the Johnny Warren Cross-code Challenge (JWCC). All proceeds will raise money for The Cancer Council.
NSW Premier League team Marconi Stallions will defend its title, and along with Sydney Olympic, Bankstown City Lions and one other NSW Premier League team will take on Sydney Magic PCYC, Inner West Allstars, Hawkesbury Commodores and Northern Beaches from the Refund NSW Premier Futsal League.
In the women-s challenge, Football-s North West Koalas and Marconi Stallions will take on the Sydney City Eagles and Mascot Vipers from Futsal.
The event will be held at the Marrickville PCYC, 531 Illawarra Road, Marrickville and action kicks off on Friday night (December 1), with two U12 matches from 6.30pm, while the JJCC gets underway at 8.00pm with NSW Premier League teams Bankstown City and Sydney Olympic facing off. That will be followed at 8.45pm by Sydney Magic PCYC up against Northern Beaches Breakers.
Saturday will be non-stop round robin action from 9.00am right through to the final match at 8.15pm, while the round robin matches continue on Sunday from 9.00am through till the final pool match at 1.30pm.
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Sunday afternoon will also feature a Penalty Shootout Challenge, plus a Celebrity Challenge match, the latter to be played in between the semi finals and grand finals. The women-s final is at 6.30pm and followed by the men-s final at 7.30pm.
The event is in memory of Johnny Warren-s two footballing loves, the Brazilian flair of Futsal and the 11-a-side version of Football, with all proceeds of the event, going to The Cancer Council. Entry to the event is courtesy of a gold coin donation.