Melbourne City FC signs former Junior Matildas captain Tori Tumeth

Melbourne City FC can today announce the signing of 19-year-old defender Tori Tumeth. 

Tumeth has represented both the Junior Matildas and the Young Matildas, captaining the former. 

Her most recent club was NPLNSW team Sydney University, where she played a big role in helping the team complete the treble in 2019. 

A midfielder in her junior days, Tumeth is a hard working defender with lots of potential and will now get her chance to continue her development in the Westfield W-League. 

Tumeth's first match for City will come in the Club's season opening Grand Final re-match on December 30, you can check out the full W-League fixture list released on Monday here!

Melbourne City FC Director of Football Michael Petrillo said: 

“Tori comes to us directly from the NSWNPL as a former Young Matilda who is looking to make her mark in the W-League and we are pleased to see her make Melbourne City her club of choice. 

“She is a very talented young player with enormous potential and we are excited to see how she develops over the course of the season. 

“Tori is a great athlete and is also great on the ball so will also suit our City style of play well. 

Tori Tumeth said: 

“I am very excited by the opportunity to play in the W-League. 

“Playing football professionally has always been a goal of mine and to now achieve that goal, at one of the best clubs in Australia is something I am proud and excited about. 

“The facilities at City I’ve heard are amazing and the professional environment that Rado has created is something I’m really keen to be a part of. 

“I want to work hard, improve my game, and work with the staff and players to achieve success.”

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