Happy 10th Birthday to Johno Hackenberg!
Posted by Vietnam Swans on July 23, 2012
Yesterday, Johno Hackenberg, son of Swannies Super Forward, Kyle, turned 10 years old! Woop, woop and happy birthday, Johno!!!
Johno is a big fan of the Vietnam Swans and his favourate player is his Dad – but he wears his own number, No. 22. Johno enjoyed being a goal umpire at last year’s Legends’ game in Vung Tau on the ANZAC Friendship Weekend. Johno also helps his Dad with the equipment and drinks on a Saturday morning, after soccer practice, for the Swans training sessions in the afternoon. Johno is a playing member of the Saigon Auskick squad and he is improving and taking marks just like his Dad at full forward.
Johno is also on the student representative council for the Australian International School (a sponsor of the Vietnam Swans) and he is an active member of the successful school swimming squad which is known as the Saigon Super Fins.
Esmira (Mum) Johno and Sophia (sister) have been in Baku, Azerbaijan for the last month visiting their Azeri family and friends. Johno has been teaching everyone English instead of learning the Azeri language… He said he especially likes the Azeri kebabs (just like his Dad) and local cherry juice. Kyle will be joining Esmira, Johno and Sophia for 3 weeks and will, unfortunately miss the Asian Champs.
Kyle and Johno have promised to send some photos to this website of them wearing their Swannies’ jumpers around Baku and greater Azerbaijan. More classic Swannies’ photos coming our way.
The Hackenberg’s send their best wishes to the Swannies success as we chase a repeat performance this year in making the semis and hopefully, going one better and into the final.
Once again, from all the Swannies, happy 10th birthday, Johno!!
Go you Swannies!!