Mariners edge Wolves in FFA Cup

The Central Coast Mariners are through to the final 16 of the FFA Cup after a 1-0 win over the South Coast Wolves at WIN Stadium in Wollongong on Wednesday night.

A first half goal to Glen Trifiro on 14 minutes was all the separated the teams at the final whistle in a game that saw the home side carve out plenty of opportunities which they failed to convert.

A healthy crowd of more than 6,100 fans packed the stadium to witness the Round of 32 clash - a fact that will do the Illawarra no harm as the region builds a case for its own A-League team.

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