Wellington Olympic AFC Club Honours
Chatham Cup Champions: 2009 - 2-1 winners against Auckland's Three Kings United
Chatham Cup Finalists: 1994, 2009
Chatham Cup Top 4: 1994, 2005, 2009, 2013
SuperClub Plate Champions: 1995
Central League Division One Winners: 1991, 2010, 2016
Central League Division One Runners up: 2005, 2012, 2013
Central Premier Runners up: 1997
Federation Premier League Runners up: 2004
Central League Division Two Winners: 1977, 1980, 1986
National U19s Youth Championships Winners: 1994
Hilton Petone Cup Winners: 1994, 2004, 2014
Hilton Petone Cup Runners up: 2005, 2012
Ivan England Cup Winners: 2004, 2005, 2014
NZ All White Internationals which have come through the ranks at Wellington Olympic AFC.
- Leo BERTOS (1997-2000)
Bertos is easily one of the most exciting talents to come out of Wellington Olympic Football Club. In 1997 Leo made his first team debut for Olympic at aged 15 and went on to make 53 first team appearances before signing for English Championship side Barnsley FC in 2000. Leo spent seven seasons in the UK before making a move to Australias Premier Competition the Hyndai A-League signing for Perth Glory in 2006.
Leo now applys his trade back in his city of birth for Hyndai A-League Club the Wellington Phoenix and won the Sony Player of the Year award in 08/09 in his first season at the Club.
New Zealand International Caps: 50 (2002 - Current All White).
- Raf de GREGORIO (2007 - 2011)
De Gregorio began his senior club career with Wellington United in 1997 before spending time in Europe with Bohemians Dordrechtand Clyde. He returned to New Zealand in 2003 where he was a regular with The Football Kingz in the old NSL (National Soccer League). A short spell with Finnish side FC Jokerit followed, before once again returning to New Zealand with Team Wellington. In 2005 de Gregorio again returned to Europe for a short spell with HJK Helsinki, but later rejoined Team Wellington in the NZFC and Wellington Olympic AFC in 2007.
Raf made his full international debut on the 14th of Januray, 2000 vs China and was part of the All White Squad which competed at the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2003. Raf became a key member of Wellington Olympics Central League side who went on to make 74 appearances scoring 22 goals during his time at the club.
New Zealand International Caps: 23 (2000 - 2006)
- Kosta BARBAROUSES (2003-2007)
Kosta is the most recent talent to come through the ranks at Wellington Olympic AFC and achieve full international honours. Kosta aged 16 scored on his first team debut for Wellington Olympic vs Lower Hutt City in the Central League on the 17 April, 2006. He went on to make 24 appearances scoring 14 goals before he signed for the Wellington Phoenix Football Club in 2007.
Barbarouses captained New Zealand at the 2007 U-17 World Cup in Korea, having scored a hat-trick in their final qualifying match to ensure progression to the finals. He made his senior debut in a World Cup qualifier against Fiji on 19 November, 2008.
New Zealand International Caps: 17 (2008 - Current All White).
- Stu JACOBS (1993 - 1996)
Former Thai Air Ways Oly-Whites U23s and U20s Junior All Whites Coach Stu Jacobs played for Wellington Olympic AFC from 1993 to 1996. During his time at Olympic he went on to make 84 appearances and score 16 goals at the Club. Stu was part of the Golden era of Wellington Olympic as they were believed to be one of the best clubs in New Zealand in the mid 90s. Jacobs was part of the Wellington Olympic side that made the Chatham Cup final in 1994.
Stu made his debut for the All Whites on the 17th November, 1988 and during his three seasons at Welligton Olympic AFC he appeared eleven times for the All Whites.
New Zealand International Caps: 16 (1988 - 1997).
- Simon ELLIOTT (1993 - 1995)
Simon Elliott is one of the most successful players to come out of New Zealand Football. He began his professional career with USL First Division team Boston Bulldogs in 1999, before joining Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy in May 1999.
He made 122 appearances for Galaxy in five seasons, scoring ten goals. Elliott was traded in January 2004 to the Columbus Crew in exchange for a first round pick in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. He played every game in the 2005 season before signing for Fulham Football Club in the English Premier League applying his trade in the worlds most watched league til he was released May 2008.
Elliot earned his his 50th international cap in a 3-0 win over New Caledonia on 10 September 2008, accruing 6 goals en route to his milestone. He appeared in qualifying matches for the 2002 FIFA World Cup and in the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup in France. Elliott was included in the New Zealand U-23 squad for their first appearance at the Olympic Games as one of three over age players, alongside Ryan Nelsen and Chris Killen.
Simon Elliott of Wellington Olympic AFC against Wellington United
Simon Elliott played 74 games and scored 32 goals for Wellington Olympic AFC from 1993 - 1995. He also managed to make four International caps during his 1995 season at Wellington Olympic AFC.
New Zealand International Caps: 65 (1995 - 2010).
Top 10 First Team Appearances
|Harry Kotsapas||377 Games||1973 - 1993|
|Nick Halikias||354 Games||1975 - 1993|
|Alkis Ioannou||260 Games||1975 - 1992|
|Chris Christie (Yiavasis)||252 Games||1977 - 2002|
|Spiros Androutsos||231 Games||1972 - 1995|
|Maki Halikias||220 Games||2001 - 2015|
|Jared Curtis||220 Games||1997 - 2012|
|Paul Kotrotsos||218 Games||1989 - 2003|
|Imre Foldi||214 Games||1990 - 1999|
||211 Games||1995 - 2014
Record holder - Harry Kotsapas in action for Wellington Olympic AFC
Top 5 First Team Goal Scorers
|Harry Kotsapas||132 Goals||1973 - 1993|
|Chris Christie (Yiavasis)||98 Goals||1977 - 2002|
|Imre Foldi||87 Goals||1990 - 1999|
|Spiros Androutsos||84 Goals||1972 - 1995|
|Jimmy Haidakis||83 Goals||2003 -|
Former Striker Chris Christie in action for Wellington Olympic AFC against Manawatu
Most Goals in a Season
Geoff Brown in 2004 scored 35 goals.
Match Day Info
2017 Men's Central League
Palmerston North Marist
v Wellington Olympic AFC
Saturday July 22nd
2017 Men's Capital Premier
Wellington Olympic AFC
v Tawa Football Club
Sunday July 23rd
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