Melbourne Victory is pleased to announce the re-signing of midfielder Paige Zois for the next two W-League seasons.
The 17-year-old is a product of Victory’s W-League Elite Girls Program, making her senior debut for the Club as a 16-year-old in the AFC Women’s Club Championship against Jiangsu Suning and W-League debut against Brisbane Roar in the Club’s Championship-winning season.
Zois has represented her country at youth level, featuring at the 2019 U16 AFC Championships in Thailand and is one of Victoria’s brightest young stars, being awarded the player of the tournament at the 2018 U15 National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour.
The midfielder continued her momentum from the 2020/21 campaign at Victory with a strong season in NPLW Victoria with FC Bulleen Lions and has furthered her game on and off the park ahead of the upcoming season.
Melbourne Victory W-League Head Coach, Jeff Hopkins, said he’s excited to see Zois continue her development at the Club.
“We’re proud to see one of Victoria’s best up and coming talents continue their footballing journey at Melbourne Victory,” Hopkins said.
“Paige’s commitment to the Club is testament to our Elite Girls Program and how it continues to develop some of the state’s finest female footballers for today and the future.
Zois said she is thrilled to be part of the squad again this season.
“Last season was an amazing experience for me to be with the W-League full-time and I’m excited to be a part of it again this season,” Zois said.
“Melbourne Victory has been a part of my development for a number of years now and to continue my journey at Victory with Jeff and the squad is something I’m looking forward to.”