As the start of the Round of 32 draws closer, two of Queensland’s Westfield FFA combatants have played out a seven goal thriller in their National Premier Leagues match.
Olympic FC sensationally snapped FNQ Heat’s eight-match winning streak on Thursday night with a stunning 4-3 come from behind win at Goodwin Park.
Heat took an early two goal lead courtesy of Camoron Nucifora and Mqondisi Nkiwane, and led 3-1 at half time, before three second half goals to Kazuya Ito, Terry Hughes and Reuben Way secured Olympic the points.
The result lifts Olympic above Heat and into third place in the league standings, one point behind second placed Moreton Bay United and seven behind league leaders Palm Beach.
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The two clubs’ encounters in the Round of 32 sees Olympic FC host Melbourne Knights on Tuesday 29 July at Goodwin Park while FNQ Heat are away to Sydney United 58 FC on August 12.
If their Round of 32 matches are exciting as last night’s NPL fixture, football followers are in for a treat.
Olympic FC 4 (Nick EFSTATHIS 42′, Kazuya ITO 65′, Terry HUGHES 72’ (pen), Reuben WAY 87′)
FNQ Heat 3 (Cameron NUCIFORA 8′, Mqondisi NKIWANE 10′, own goal 45′)