Football Queensland has announced its match schedules for the PlayStation® 4 National Premier Leagues (NPL) Queensland 2016 season.
The released match schedules cover all PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland age groups including Men’s and Women’s competitions - which are part of the national second tier for football in Australia - in addition to nine youth and junior divisions across boys and girls competition.
Both the Men’s and Women’s competitions will commence on February 27 and conclude with Grand Finals scheduled for September 3.
The season consists of a total of 135 matches in both Men’s and Women’s divisions to determine the respective PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland 2016 Premiers (first place team after the home and away season) and PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland 2016 Champions (winner of the Grand Final).
Both Men’s and Women’s competitions culminate in the PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland Finals Series and feature the top four placed teams at the conclusion of the home-and-away season.
The Finals Series will feature two elimination Semi-Finals (1st v 4th and 2nd v 3rd), with the winner of each Semi-Final qualifying for the Grand Final.
PLAYSTATION 4 NPL QUEENSLAND 2016 MEN
A blockbuster opening day of PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland Men’s action will see ten clubs take the field across five fixtures.
The first match of the season will be played on the Gold Coast where Gold Coast City FC (previously named Palm Beach SC) will host Redlands United FC at Mallawa Complex.
Defending PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland Premiers-Champions Moreton Bay United FC commence their title defence on opening day against Brisbane City FC at Corporate Travel Management Stadium in Brisbane.
The opening round will also see matches played in Toowoomba and Ipswich. Later rounds will see the competition take to regular venues in Townsville, Cairns, Sunshine Coast and Redland City.
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