Midfielder Liberato Cacace
- Height 170cm
- D.O.B. 27/9/00
Previous clubs: Wellington Phoenix Reserves
Wellington Phoenix Appearances: 33
Debut: 02/2/18 v Sydney FC
Liberato Cacace, 18, came through the youth ranks at Island Bay, Wellington before making the move to Ricki Herbert's Junior Elite Academy.
After making seven appearances in 2017/18, Cacace signed a two-year professional contract.
The young full back pushed on in the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season, racking up more minutes than any of his teammates. On top of that, Cacace scored his maiden Hyundai A-League goal, in an 8-2 win over Central Coast Mariners.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
Wellington Phoenix Players Receive New Zealand U-23s Call-Up
Wellington Phoenix players Ben Waine, Callan Elliot, Callum McCowatt, Liberato Cacace and Alexander Paulsen have been called up by Head Coach Des Buckingham to the New Zealand U-23s squad for the Tokyo Olympics Qualifiers. Cacace and Waine are both club Academy graduates with
Wellington Phoenix Players Nominated For Three New Zealand Football Awards
Wellington Phoenix current players, Sarpreet Singh and Liberato Cacace and former defender, Tom Doyle are all nominated for a variety of awards at the annual New Zealand Football Awards in Auckland on 27 July 2019. A total of 17 awards will be given out in recognition of playe
Wellington Phoenix Players Shine On International Stage
Wellington Phoenix players were at the forefront of two outstanding international football results at the weekend. The Phoenix contributed six players to the starting line up in New Zealand's 5-0 win over Honduras, with another two players coming off the bench. Similarly,
Liberato Cacace Nominated For Wellingtonian Of The Year Award
Liberato Cacace has enjoyed a fantastic couple of years in his young professional life, leading to many accolades and awards in appreciation of his talent and potential in football. ...ffectionately known as Libby by his teammates, he has progressed through the Wellington Phoeni
Wellington Phoenix Outperform Perth Glory In Dramatic Round Six Tie
Mark Rudan's team came out attacking the Hyundai A-League leaders, Perth Glory on what was a perfect evening for football in Wellington. The Phoenix Head Coach brought in attacking midfield option Sarpreet Singh, partnering him with the pacey attackers, Roy Krishna and Nathan
Bentleigh Greens fight to the finish in FFA Cup
The Wellington Phoenix ended their FFA Cup season as a 10-men Bentleigh Greens side earned a 1-0 win on Tuesday night. The Phoenix knew not to underestimate their opposition after Bentleigh Greens progressed to the semi-finals in 2014 and tonight proved to be no different.
Phoenix players get the All Whites call up
The All Whites Head Coach, Fritz Schmid, has named a youthful, new squad which includes four Wellington Phoenix players for the upcoming International Cup in India next month. The 23-man squad will compete against hosts India, Kenya and Chinese Taipei in the tournament staged
Wellington Phoenix Add Youth And Experience To Its Squad
The Wellington Phoenix have signed young full back, Liberato Cacace, and re-signed club Captain, Andrew Durante, for the Hyundai A-League season 2018/19. Cacace, a Phoenix Academy graduate who has been in the club's youth programme for four years, signs on a two year deal, wit
Phoenix to Face West Ham at Hong Kong Sevens
For the fourth year running some of Wellington Phoenix's most talented youngsters will clash with some of the biggest clubs in the world at the 2018 HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens on the weekend of 19-20 May. Joining the Phoenix in group A are Japan's J1 Kashima Antlers, Hong Kong's
Stellar year for Wellington Phoenix Academy
The smile on Paul Temple's face tells the story as he reflects on the year his Wellington Phoenix Academy is having. Keegan Smith, Liberato Cacace and Sarpreet Singh have this season made their senior debuts for the Phoenix in the Hyundai A-League, and on Sunday two of this ye