The semi finals of the Melbourne Asian Cup will take place this Sunday December 7 at Darebin International Sports Centre featuring Australia A, Indonesia, Iraq and Vietnam.

The grand finalists will play off at Etihad Stadium as a curtain raiser ahead of Melbourne Victory’s clash with Sydney FC on December 13, 2014.

The annual  Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC game is Melbourne Victory’s annual U-NITE fixture which celebrates multiculturalism, cultural diversity and bringing Melbourne’s diverse communities together through football.

Semi Final Schedule:

Date: Sunday December 7, 2014
Venue: Darebin International Sports Centre:
– Semi Final 1 – 1pm – Indonesia v Vietnam
– Semi Final 2 – 3pm – Iraq v Australia A

Quarter final results:
– Vietnam 3 v Japan 1
– Iraq 2 v Australia 1
– Indonesia 4 v Afghanistan A 3
– Australia A 3 v Afghanistan 1

The tournament is organised by the Melbourne Chinese Soccer Association with support from the Victorian Multicultural Commission, Melbourne Victory FC, Football Federation Victoria (FFV),  Local Organising Committee of the AFC Asian Cup 2015 and Red Elephant Projects.

Ken Lam, President of the Melbourne Chinese Soccer Association said “The quarter finals were exciting for the crowd in attendance with lots of goals and close games.”

“We have a great mix of semi finalists and we are looking forward to this Sundays action.”

Melbourne Victory FC Chief Executive, Ian Robson, said “The quarter finals were action packed and we look forward to seeing the finalists compete at our annual U-Nite match on December 13 before Melbourne Victory take on Sydney FC at Etihad Stadium.

Michael Brown, CEO of the Local Organising Committee of the AFC Asian Cup 2015 said “Congratulations to Vietnam, Australia A, Iraq and Indonesia for making the semi finals.”

“Thanks to the organisers for such a great event in advance of the AFC Asian Cup 2015.”

MVP Award
Konjol, Arnold (Indonesia) – 9 votes
Oghanna, Christopher (Iraq) – 8 votes
Tran, Hiep (Vietnam) – 6 votes

Golden Boot
Konjol,  Arnold (Indonesia) – 12 goals
Khamees, Vladimir (Iraq) – 5 goals
Saemo, Loasa (Australia A) – 5 goals
Khamees, Vladimir (Iraq) – 5 goals