Young Guns Continue To Shine
Our young guns Alessio Melisi, Ariath Piol and Francesco Schimizzi continue to impress this season as we look towards the future aswell with the current other crop of young players coming through the youth teams.
Melisi joined the club at a young age commencing with the Shooting Stars program, impressing through his junior career, which eventually led to a senior debut in Round 18, 2020. Melisi has since played 43 impressive matches, and scored some skilful goals this season.
Schimizzi, a second generation MetroStars player, joined the club in Under 10s, making his way through the junior ranks and made his debut in Round 3, 2021. Schimizzi has featured in 25 matches for the club, and wears the same number his father Vincenzo wore at the club between 2000-2005 where he played 125 matches and scoring 74 goals for the club.
Piol joined the club in 2018 playing in our Under 15 side, before moving to SA NTC in 2019. In 2020 he re-joined the club and made his senior debut in Round 19, 2020. Piol has played 43 matches for the club, and is having an outstanding season so far, with 8 impressive goals.
Its exciting times at the club with these young guns leading the charge for the future, along with Connor O’Rielly, Nicholas Pendicini and Jackson Fortunatow just to name a few, who have featured for the senior side this season.