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During the recent school holidays a number of our senior Football Excellence students were involved with the National Club Futsal Championships. The boys did themselves proud by reaching the semi-finals against quality opposition. A special highlight was the recognition of Shauyon from Year 12.
Shauyon received the golden gloves award and was selected in the All-Stars team, which recognised his outstanding goalkeeping performance. Shauyon was also selected to go with the squad of 12 Footballers to Spain in September this year, to represent Australia in U17s International Futsal Alliance Cup.
What great recognition for the hard work and commitment shown by Shauyon. Congratulations and well done!
2021 Players' Player of The Year Awards.
We finished off what was a great year for POE - Football with our highly regarded 'Players' Player of The Year' and 'Most Improved Player' awards.
Congratulations go to the following students for deserved recognition from their peers:
Year 7 - Casey English
Year 8 - Ryan Sharma
Year 9 - Liam Meignan
Year 10 - Zane Young
Seniors - Zavier Hardes & Jamie Wolfensperger
Congratulations also goes to Julia Johnson of Year 8 on receiving 'The Most Improved Player' award for 2021.
2021 was certainly a fantastic year for our POE- Football.
Our first year in Queensland Schools Premier League saw AC finish a creditable 5th overall from 13 schools; with our Junior boys finishing in top spot of their division. Next year we will be competing in the top division of SPL and we are relishing the challenge.
Futsal again brought success to AC with 6 of our teams winning championships at the AFA North Brisbane titles in U13, U14, U15, U16 and Open Boys and U13 / 14 Girls.
As in previous years, regional representative teams from AFA Qld Futsal to Metropolitan North School Sport Football included many Albany Creek SHS football excellence students; with a total of 25 across all levels.
These were fantastic achievements and a measure of the hard work, commitment and resilience of all FEP students; characteristics that are the pillars of our program.
We wish to acknowledge the expertise and opportunities that our associate coaching group Football Coaching International brought to the program during 2021 and thank the following for their involvement in our students' development: Paul Edwards, Nick Green, Billy Lumley, Tom Kenny, Jake Goodship, Pouria Nabi and Stuart England.
Finally, thank you to our POE-Football parents for your support and appreciation during the year and we wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
Year 7/8 Girls SPL Carnival
On Monday, 15 November our Year 7/8 SPL squad travelled to Cavendish Road SHS for their final set of fixtures for the year.
Some excellent performances by the girls saw them go undefeated for the day, with wins coming against Cavendish Road, Aspley, Murrumba and Corinda.
Well done to all players.
Program of Excellence - Football
QLD Schools Premier League: Final Standings
Congratulations to our Junior SPL Boys team on finishing first on the ladder for the season.
The boys have now qualified for the semi - finals on 22 October, where they will play Kelvin Grove State College.
Please see below for all teams' final placings:
Junior Boys - 1st
Junior Girls - 3rd
Intermediate Boys - 3rd
Senior Boys - 4th
Senior Girls - 5th
Albany Creek finished 5th from 13 on the overall accumulated points ladder; a fantastic effort for our first season in SPL.
Well done to all players and students that helped with officiating and home game set-up duties for 2021.
Last Thursday, 15 July we hosted Helensvale SHS in Round 6 of SPL and what a fantastic day of football it was.
All games were very competitive, played in great spirit and exciting to watch.
Results from the day are as follows:
Junior Boys: Albany Creek SHS 3 Helensvale SHS 1
Junior Girls: Albany Creek SHS 1 Helensvale SHS 2
Intermediate Boys: Albany Creek SHS 4 Helensvale SHS 0
Senior Girls: Albany Creek SHS 0 Helensvale SHS 3
Senior Boys: Albany Creek SHS 3 Helensvale SHS 2
Total points for the day: 9.
This gives our school a total of 46 points for the season so far.
Special congratulations go out to Eddie (Intermediate Boys) and Jamie (Senior Boys) on their 'player of the game' awards.
Our final fixture of the season will be played at home to Marsden SHS on August 12
Independent Schools Cup
Last week our Senior Boys' squad competed against Aspley SHS and Murrumba SC in the qualifying round for this year's ISC Football competition.
The results were as follows:
ACSHS 3 ASPLEY SHS 1
ACSHS 3 MURRUMBA SC 1
ASPLEY SHS 0 MURRUMBA SC 1
These results saw our boys move into the next round of the competition; to be played next term.
Last Thursday we played host to Cavendish Road SHS in Round 4 of the Qld Schools Premier League.
Squads had prepared well for what we knew would be a competitive day of football, against one of the strongest schools in the competition.
Results were as follows:
Won – 2
Loss – 3
Points – 6
This gives AC a total of 25 points from a possible 45, from 3 fixtures.
Well done to all players for their commitment and sporting behaviour.
Special congratulations go to Alec (Junior Boys) and Trang (Junior Girls) on their ‘Player of the Game’ awards.
SPL: Cleveland & District SHS V AC
Our SPL squads travelled to Redlands for our SPL fixture yesterday.
It was pleasing to see all teams developing and working on the transference of skills learned in class into the competitive arena.
Our students continued to impress us with their attitude and behaviour outside of school; which is of major importance within the program.
Results as follows:
Goals for 25
Goals against 5
Three of our students, Jayden, Izzy and Julian also gained 'Player of the Game' awards.
North Brisbane Futsal Titles
Last week, most of our football Excellence students participated in the AFA North Brisbane Futsal Titles at Boondall.
Once again AC showed strength in depth with 5 squads winning championships.
Congratulations to the 14 Girls, 14 Boys, 15 Boys, 16 Boys and Open Boys on their grand final wins.
was fantastic to see so many of our FEP students involved in this
competition where 2 of the grand finals were all AC affairs.
Thank you to all students for your impeccable behaviour and commitment on the day.