Six under-15 EFL juniors are representing the Big V at the 2018 AFL National Diversity Championships this week.
The National Diversity Championships, held annually, affords the opportunity to over 200 juniors from culturally diverse backgrounds to represent their state in Australian rules football.
A rigorous selection process saw each player chosen based on their performances at local regional trials and AFL Victoria’s Multicultural Schools Cup.
Overall, five Eastern Football League junior clubs boast participants in the tournament, with two representatives hailing from Lysterfield.
Name Cultural Heritage Region Club
Kai Supartu Bali Cranbourne Lysterfield
Emiliano Alexio Argentina Croydon Vermont
Youseph Dib Lebanon Mt. Waverley Blackburn
Elliot Triegaardt Mauritius Rowville Ferntree Gully
Tyreece Leiu Samoa Lysterfield Lysterfield
Zachary Cilecken Turkey Croydon East Ringwood
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