Team News: Victory squads selected for Canberra, Mariners

Melbourne Victory Head Coaches Tony Popovic and Jeff Hopkins have submitted their Men’s and Women’s squads ahead of this weekend’s fixtures in Melbourne and Canberra.

Victory’s Men remain in Melbourne to take on the Central Coast Mariners, as the Women look to claim another huge three points as they travel to the nation’s capital.

Melbourne Victory Men

Stefan Nigro and Will Wilson return to Tony Popovic’s extended squad for Sunday’s clash with the Mariners.

1.Matt ACTON, 2.Jason GERIA, 3.Enrique LOPEZ, 4.Rai MARCHAN, 5.Damien DA SILVA, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Chris IKONOMIDIS, 8.Josh BRILLANTE, 10.Bruno FORNAROLI, 11.Ben FOLAMI, 14.Connor CHAMPMAN, 16.Stefan NIGRO, 18.Bruce KAMAU, 19.Fernando ROMERO, 20.Paul IZZO, 21.Roderick MIRANDA, 23.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 24.Nishan VELUPILLAY, 28.Will WILSON, 29.Eli ADAMS

In: 16.Stefan NIGRO (promoted), 28.Will WILSON (promoted)

Out: nil

Unavailable: 17.Luis NANI (injured), 22.Jake BRIMMER (injured), 31.Matt BOZINOVSKI (injured)

Melbourne Victory Women

After Captaining Australia in the recent AFC Under 20 Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers, Jess Nash returns to Jeff Hopkins’ squad for the trip to Canberra.

Emily Kos and Rosie Curtis have both been promoted to the extended playing squad.

1.Casey DUMONT, 2. Tiffany ELIADIS, 3.Claudia BUNGE, 5.Jessika NASH, 6.Beattie GOAD, 8.Alana MURPHY, 9.Catherine ZIMMERMAN, 11.Natalie TATHEM, 14.Melina AYRES, 15.Amy JACKSON, 16.Paige ZOIS, 17.Maja MARKOVSKI 18.Kayla MORRISON, 19.Lia PRIVITELLI, 20.Miranda TEMPLEMAN, 22.Ava BRIEDIS, 23.Emily KOS, 27.Rosie CURTIS

In: 5.Jessika NASH (promoted), 23.Emily KOS (promoted), 27.Rosie CURTIS (promoted)

Out: nil

Unavailable: 7.Gema SIMON (injured), 21.Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT (injured)