Fred Lenzi City’s new Football Chairman

Fred Lenzi City’s new Football Chairman

Adelaide City FC are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Fred Lenzi in the position of Football Chairman.



Lenzi replaces Tony Costa in the role, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the club.

He has been an active figure of Australian football, and Adelaide City, over the past 30 years and is a life member of Adelaide City FC.

He was an integral part of City’s 1992 and 1994 National Soccer League championships and spent the years between 1996 and 2000 as the NSL’s Chairman.

Lenzi’s new role sees him oversee the running of the day-to-day operations of the club and ensure that they are managed efficiently and effectively.

Club President Dino D’Ottavi spoke to ACTV about Fred’s appointment and recognised the service of outgoing Chairman Tony Costa.

”On behalf of the Club’s Board I am very pleased to welcome Fred back in an official capacity at City.

As a long time servant of the club he is a football person respected Australia wide and will have an integral role in the next phase of this clubs development.”

In welcoming Fred it would be remise of me not to thank Tony Costa for his tireless work and contribution to City.”

Fred Lenzi also paid tribute to his predecessor, before outlining his mission at the Club as he gets to work immediately.

“It’s a great honour to be invited back to our great club and thank Tony Costa for his dedication as outgoing chairman together with his assistance in the transition.”

“I’m excited to join and lead a young group of enthusiastic committed people. There are many challenges ahead and I ask our members to be patient while we strive to achieve our goals.

In the very near future my ambition is to structure the club with a rejuvenated team of youthful leaders that will maintain the culture and take our successful brand as the best NPL club in Australia into the next decade.”