Hamilton Wanderers AFC

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Hamilton Wanderers
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Full name Hamilton Wanderers Association Football Club
Founded 1913
Ground Porritt Stadium, Hamilton, New Zealand
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Brendon Coker
Coach Mark Cossey
League Stirling Sports Premiership
2014 Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier, 3rd

Hamilton Wanderers Association Football Club is a semi-professional association football club in Hamilton, New Zealand. They compete in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier. Notable former players include Chris Wood – (Leeds Utd) and Marco Rojas – ( Melbourne Victory). They also compete in the Stirling Sports Premiership the top flight of association football in New Zealand due to WaiBop United passing their licence to compete on to them.[1]

National League[edit]

Hamilton Wanderers began their first ever Stirling Sports Premiership with a one-nill win over Southern United, thanks to a Tom Davis lone goal. Their next win came against Eastern Suburbs, four goals were scored with Godwin Darkwa, Raymond Gunemba, Rossi N'koy and Jack Salter all getting on the score sheet. Their third win of the season came against undefeated Canterbury United, Raymond Gunemba grabbed the opener before Bailey Webster scored the winning penalty.

Current squad[edit]

2016-17 Squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
New Zealand GK Damian Hirst
New Zealand GK Max Tommy
New Zealand GK Matt Oliver
New Zealand DF Christian Gray
New Zealand DF Tom Davis
New Zealand DF Johnathan Konings
England DF Bailey Webster
England DF Sam Redwood
New Zealand DF Aaron Scott
New Zealand DF Jordan Shaw
New Zealand MF Xavier Pratt
New Zealand MF Godwin Darkwa
No. Position Player
New Zealand MF Cory Mitchell
Japan MF Kenta Nakashima
New Zealand MF Dylan Windust
Chile MF Alexi Varela
New Zealand MF Jack Salter
New Zealand MF Mark Jones
Wales FW Mark Evans
New Zealand FW Regont Murati
New Zealand FW Rossi Nkoy
Papua New Guinea FW Raymond Gunemba
New Zealand FW Judd Baker
New Zealand FW Jama Boss

National League Staff[edit]

First Name Surname Position
Mark Cossey Head Coach
Paul Hobson Assistant Coach
Vlad Frank Trainer
Jessica Haldane Trainer
Janina Aricheta Physio
Dave Douglas Goalkeeper Coach
Gurdeep Rana General Manager
Tom Rowland Media & Marketing Coordinator


National Youth League Champions 2016


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