Peter Tsekenis

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Peter Tsekenis
Personal information
Full name Peter Nectario Tsekenis[1]
Date of birth (1973-08-04) 4 August 1973 (age 48)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 St George 3 (0)
1991–2000 Sydney Olympic 173 (6)
2000–2004 Newcastle United 81 (5)
2004 Belmore Hercules 8 (0)
2004–2008 Bankstown City Lions
National team
1996 Australia U23 2 (1)
Teams managed
2004–2010 Bankstown City Lions
2011–2013 Sydney Olympic
Marconi Stallions
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Nectario Tsekenis (born 4 August 1973) is an Australian former professional soccer player who played as a defender and the current coach of Marconi Stallions.


Born in Sydney,[1] Tsekenis played at club level for St George, Sydney Olympic, Newcastle United and Belmore Hercules, before becoming player-manager of Bankstown City Lions.[2][3]

He also participated at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[4][5]

In 2011, Tsekenis returned to Sydney Olympic Football Club as coach of their first grade side.[6] By April 2019 he was coaching Marconi Stallions.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He is of Greek descent.[8]


  1. ^ a b c Peter Tsekenis at Olympedia
  2. ^ "Tsaltas-Tyrell". Australian Player Database.
  3. ^ "Aussie Footballers - Peter Tsekenis". OzFootball. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  4. ^ Peter TsekenisFIFA competition record (archived)
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Peter Tsekenis". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. Full name: Peter Nectario Tsekenis
  6. ^ "History - Sydney Olympic FC Players of all Time". Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
  7. ^ Boulous, Chris (15 April 2019). "'Clinical' Stallions". Fairfield City Champion.
  8. ^ "Greek newspaper O Kosmos acknowledges Football NSW competitions in awards ceremony". Football NSW. 16 March 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2020.

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