Melbourne Heart FC’s status as Victoria’s sole Hyundai A-League Finals Series representative will be celebrated at a reception on the steps of Parliament House on Monday.
Melbourne Heart FC-s status as Victoria-s sole Hyundai A-League Finals Series representative will be celebrated at a reception on the steps of Parliament House on Monday.
The Minister for Sport and Recreation, the Honourable Hugh Delahunty, will be joined by the Member for the Northern Metropolitan Region, Craig Ondarchie MP, in farewelling Heart ahead of its maiden finals campaign, which is set to kick-off in Perth or Wellington next weekend.
Mr. Ondarchie said: “Victoria is extremely proud of Melbourne Heart, only two years young and representing Victoria in the A-League finals.
“I call on all Victorians and particularly the people of Melbourne-s North to join me on the steps of Parliament House this coming Monday the 23rd at 3pm to farewell the Heart players as they depart for their finals journey.”
Melbourne Heart FC Chief Executive Officer Scott Munn declared the Club honoured to have its achievement recognised on such a scale by the Parliament of Victoria.
“The Club is thankful to Minister Delahunty, Mr Ondarchie and all members of the Victorian Parliament for their support of Melbourne Heart FC-s debut Hyundai A-League Finals Series campaign,” Mr. Munn said.
“We have overwhelmed by the avalanche of well wishes and goodwill we have received in recent days, and are hopeful of representing our great sporting state with honour and pride in the coming weeks.”
Securing a debut Hyundai A-League Finals Series berth, Melbourne Heart FC has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign this season, registering key triumphs over reigning champions, Brisbane Roar and ladder leading Central Coast Mariners to loom as a potential dark horse for the title.
Event Details What: Melbourne Heart FC Hyundai A-League Finals Farewell Who: Minister for Sport and Recreation, the Hon. Hugh Delahunty, Member for the Northern Metropolitan Region, Craig Ondarchie MP and Melbourne Heart FC Squad Where: Parliament of Victoria Steps When: Monday 26 March Time: 2:50pm arrival for 3pm start