Heart Overcomes AWFA Challenge On Border

Melbourne Heart FC has registered a victory in its Westpac Community Football Festival match-up against the AWFA XI, triumphing 3-0.

Melbourne Heart FC has registered a victory in its Westpac Community Football Festival match-up against the AWFA XI, triumphing 3-0.

Goals from Alex Terra, Nick Kalmar and Aziz Behich were enough for the side, who faced a difficult challenge from the best of the border.

Over 2,500 fans flocked to La Trobe University's Albury Wodonga Campus for the fixture in one of the biggest ever football crowds in the region.

The match marked the midway point of the Westpac Community Football Festival, with players set to make a series of appearances on Saturday before returning to Melbourne.