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06 May 2024 Posted by 


Get ready for a blockbuster semi-final
By Staff Reporters
GOSFORD'S Industree Group Stadium will host the biggest sporting event on the Central Coast this year when the double-champion Mariners take on Sydney FC in a blockbuster second leg Semi-Final on Saturday, May 18.
It is the hottest ticket in town and the game is already well on the way to a 20,000-plus sellout at the venue known along the Coast as #OurParadise.
If the Mariners win their two-leg semi-final against Sydney FC, they will progress to the Isuzu Ute A-League Grand Final and chase a second successive A-League Championship . . . adding to an already impressive trophy cabinet on the Central Coast.
After the Mariners defied the odds to become only the second Australian club to ever win the celebrated AFC Cup this morning – beating champion Lebanon club Al Ahed 1-0 in Muscat, Oman – the club is on course to pull off an incredible 2024 sporting trifecta -  A-League Premiers, AFC Cup Champions, A-League Champions.
Two of the three trophies are now in the bag!
The Mariners players have travelled more than 103,000km on a gruelling AFC Cup campaign but they are on their way home from Oman with the prestigious AFC Cup on board the Australia-bound flight.
It’s a 15-hour flight and the Mariners will need to recover and go again this Friday night against Sydney FC in Leg 1 of the Semi-Finals. Then all eyes will be on #OurParadise on May 18..
Massive congratulations to all the Mariners players, coach Mark Jackson and club staff, Chairman Richard Peil and his Board, and to all the fans who continue to give their team such amazing support,  including a loud and proud group of supporters who travelled to Oman for the game overnight.
We are watching an extraordinary sporting story unfold on the NSW Central Coast.


Michael Walls
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