Wollongong Wolves will be looking towards a better 2024 National Premier Leagues Men’s NSW season as coach David Carney sets his eyes on their round 1 fixture against the Marconi Stallions kicking off on Saturday February 17 at Marconi Stadium.
The Wolves have managed to resign the core group of their 2023 squad with the likes of Harrison Buesnel, Jake Trew, Lachlan Scott, Samuel Riak, Takumi Ofuka, Mirza Muratovic, Alex Masciovecchio, Dax Kelly, Banri Kanaizumi, Thomas Dunn, Damon Gray and Chris McStay all agreeing to terms for the 2024 season.
The club has managed to secure a couple of new signings with former Wolves defender Darcy Madden returning home following his time NPL Queensland outfit Peninsula Power while Dylan Ryan will also sport the Wolves jersey next season.
Wollongong-born Dylan Ryan returns after the 23-year-old defender spent two years in the Netherlands playing with Eerste Divisie side Den Bosch.
Sudanese born striker Yagoub Mustafa has also penned a deal with the club arriving from stints playing in NPL Victoria with the likes of Bentleigh Greens, Hume City and South Melbourne.
One major signing the club has managed to pull off is reigniting the career of former A-League keeper Vedran Janjetovic.
The 36-year-old returns to the NPL once more after spending the last ten plus years playing in the A-League with the likes of Brisbane Roar, Melbourne Heart (City), Sydney FC and the Western Sydney Wanderers.
The keeper suffered what appeared to be a career ending injury with a severe rotator cuff tear as he was sidelined for two seasons which ultimately saw the shotstopper hang up the gloves.
Janjetovic however has pushed through the barriers and has worked hard in getting back to fitness hoping to play the game he loves in the 2024 season.
Other new signings for the Wolves include Sebastian Hernandez and Andre Takami.
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