FOR one of the youngest teams in the National Premier League (NPL), the GV Suns are making great strides for the club’s future. Celebrating at its newly upgraded home ground, GV Suns president, Mick Crisera announced Craig Carley to coach the senior team in the 2018 season, taking over from fellow player, Nick Kalafatis.
Even though the seniors team finished in equal forth with Melbourne City all eyes will be on the junior teams, as the Suns’ had the most junior players of any NPL club selected to represent Victoria.
Crisera said. “Next year we’ll host two thirds of our junior NPL games at our home grown, bringing some of Victoria’s greatest clubs to Shepparton and play at the new sport facility.”
GV Suns technical director, Shaban Mehmet said, “In every age group we have seen new and exciting talent wanting to join our squad. We have attracted players from across the Goulburn Valley and southern New South Wales regions. The selection process will be tough but it’s a great problem to have.”