UNI-MOUNT BOHEMIAN AFC
What Brought you to Uni-Mount? I had just moved into area, knew history of the club and decided to join after a break from football. Uni-mount took me in straight away and I've felt a part of the club since the beginning.
What do you like about the club? Very progressive approach to football and not just trying to be another football club. Wants to effect change in football and that's something I want to be a part of.
Whats your goals for the 2024 season? Lead the team on a winning run vying for promotion as captain.
What would you say to someone who might be interested in joining the club? If you want to learn how football is really played, then come down to Uni-Mount where they teach you so much more than just how to improve as a player.
Ben's U17s National Tournament Team 2023
Player Profile: Benjamin Farrelly
Full Name: Benjamin Norman Farrelly
Place of Birth: Auckland
Position: CB, FB, CM
Dominant Foot: Right
Favourite Team: Hull City
Year debuted in First Team: 2019
Previous Clubs Played for: Manurewa AFC, Clendon AFC
Youth Academy Background: Manurewa AFC
Years playing football: 24 years
Achievements and Awards Received: Youth Player of the year 2010 - Manurewa AFC,
Coaches Player of the year 2022 - Uni-Mount Bohemian AFC, U17s National Tournament Head Coach 2023 - Uni-Mount Bohemian AFC
Strengths: Leadership, Football intelligence, 1on1 defending, Building from from the back
Areas For Improvement: Goal Scoring, Injury prevention - want to be able to play a full season without missing a game through injury
Favourite Footballer or Role Models: Messi, Busquets, Curtis Davies - Hull City
Hobbies and Interests: Coffee, foodie, gaming, dog
Ben is a big part of the club from a coaching standpoint aswell. He most recently took the U17 National Tournament team to the U17s Western Springs Tournament. See his interview after Day 1 here on the clubs Tiktok.
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