United sign Jancevski for new Liberty A-League season

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Skilful attacker, Alana Jancevski, has made the switch to Adelaide United for the upcoming 2023/24 Liberty A-League season.

The 20-year-old has spent the last two years with Perth Glory, where she scored five goals from nine starts.

Jancevski’s curling 25-yard free-kick against Western United in a 3-1 win was shortlisted for Goal of the Season at the 2023 Dolan Warren Awards, after it was declared Goal of the Month for February.

Born in Victoria, Jancevski’s first Club was Bundoora United in Melbourne’s north-east, and she worked her way up to the Junior Matildas in 2018/2019 – a period that saw her score a memorable goal for her country against Thailand. 

Head Coach, Adrian Stenta, said: “We are really thrilled to be adding Alana to our squad as she’s someone who has impressed us for a while now. 

“She fits the mould as a player and person, with a sound technical ability and ‘team-first’ mentality, and we can’t wait for pre-season to get started and for Alana to begin gelling with the team. 

“We’re looking forward to her continued progress and believe she can be a real asset and source of goals for us this season.”

Revered as a strong, technical player with a deft left foot and touch, Jancevski hopes to add to United’s firepower in front of goal.

“Adelaide was a promising Club for me and what I feel is the right move at this time to progress my career,” Jancevski said.

“In chatting with Adrian (Stenta) I really got a sense of the culture he’s helped create and you hear this around the league as well ­– it’s a family here and that’s very important to me.

“I’m really looking forward to joining my new teammates and linking up with players like Nano (Nanako Sasaki) and I think we can form a great partnership.

“I love to win and help the team as best as I can through scoring or assisting, so it’s a real goal of mine to help this team make Finals again and deliver team success.”

She is currently playing with Bulleen Lions in NPLW Victoria, with her six goals from 12 games helping her side to second place on the table.

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