Peter Tsekenis

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Peter Tsekenis
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-08-04) 4 August 1973 (age 47)
Playing 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 Tsekenis (born 4 August 1973) is an Australian former professional soccer player who played as a defender and the current coach of Marconi Stallions.

Career[edit]

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

He also participated at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[3]

In 2011, Tsekenis returned to Sydney Olympic Football Club as coach of their first grade side.[4] By April 2019 he was coaching Marconi Stallions.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He is of Greek descent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tsaltas-Tyrell". Australian Player Database.
  2. ^ "Aussie Footballers - Peter Tsekenis". OzFootball. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  3. ^ Peter TsekenisFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Boulous, Chris (15 April 2019). "'Clinical' Stallions". Fairfield City Champion.
  6. ^ "Greek newspaper O Kosmos acknowledges Football NSW competitions in awards ceremony". Football NSW. 16 March 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2020.