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Football Star Academy Win Prestigious Optus My Business Awards

The winners were announced at a black-tie awards dinner on Friday, 10 November at The Westin Sydney.

Founded in 2002, Football Star Academy provides skill based football (soccer) programs to young children all across Australia. It has particularly strong relationships with schools, clubs and local area communities and work together to empower children through sport.

The Optus My Business Awards, which covers 28 categories, acknowledges best practice within a particular industry sector, as well as individual business leaders, excellence in customer service and achievements in innovation, corporate social responsibility and workplace culture.

Adam Zuchetti, editor of My Business, said Australian SMEs are at the leading edge of innovation and customer service excellence, as represented by this year’s Optus My Business Awards finalists and winners.

“My Business is extremely proud to showcase those companies and their leaders that are thriving by pushing the boundaries and challenging the status quo across a diverse spectrum of industries,” Mr Zuchetti said.

“Determining this year’s winners was no easy feat, with our selection panel working through an outstanding calibre of entries and the highest submission rate for the awards to date.

Peter Nikolakopoulos, Founder & CEO at Football Star Academy said he was humbled and extremely honoured by the win. 

“Football Star Academy’s recognition for its excellent contribution to the developing the future sport stars of tomorrow reinforces the strength of the brand in connecting with the community and engaging with its customers,” he added.