Date Of Birth: 19/06/75
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Squad Number: 1
Joined Wanderers: 01/07/12
Contract Details: 1 year initial contract. Signed 1 year extension on 29th December 2012. Signed 1 year extension on 21st December 2013.
Contract Finish: 2014/15
Previous Club: Melbourne Victory
Wanderers Debut: 6th October 2012 vs Central Coast Mariners
A-League Appearances: 78
A-League Goals: 0
ACL Appearances: 17
ACL Goals: 0
FFA Cup Appearances: 1
FFA Cup Goals: 0
Club World Cup Appearances: 1
Club World Cup Goals: 0
Total Appearances: 97
Total Goals: 0
Yearly Appearances & Goals: 2012/13: 29 (0), 2013/14: 34 (0), 2014/15 : 34 (0)
Individual Awards: A-League Goalkeeper Of The Year (2012/13), PFA Team Of The Year (2012/13), A-League All Star (2012/13, Asian Champions League Player of the Tournament (2013/14), Asian Champions League Dream Team (2013/14).
Team Honours: A-League Premiership Winner (2012/13), Asian Champions League Winner (2014).
Highlight: Covic played every minute of every Wanderers A-League match in the 2012/13 season, including two finals matches.
Highlight: When Nikolai Topor-Stanely missed the Round 15 match against Adelaide United on the 19th of January 2014, Covic became the last Wanderer to have played in every match since the first match against the Central Coast Mariners.
Highlight: Kept a clean sheet in the Wanderers 1-0 win in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final against Al Hilal on 25 October 2014. He then kept another clean sheet in the second leg to see the Wanderers confirmed as Champions, being named Player of the Tournament as well.
Description: Ante Covic is a veteran goalkeeper who joined the club after being released from Melbourne Victory despite winning their player of the season award. He is known for his ferocious command of his area and defensive unit and his ability to stop penalty kicks.