The Australia national under-23 football team represents Australia in international under-23 football and at the Olympic Games.
The team is controlled by the governing body for football in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.
The team's official nickname is the Olyroos.
McGree on target in entertaining draw with New Zealand
Australia's U-23 side played out an entertaining 1-1 draw with New Zealand U-23's in Friday's highly-anticipated friendly in Wollongong. Adelaide United starlet Riley McGree broke the deadlock just after the interval with a tidy finish. But a delightful 71st minute free kic
Blackwood tips Australia U-23 stars to shine on road to Tokyo
Tokyo is the destination, but Australia's Olympic journey ramps up in Wollongong against New Zealand on Friday night. And George Blackwood cannot wait to see what Gary van Egmond's side can produce on the south coast. The 22-year-old Adelaide United striker says Australia a
Glover backs Australia to keep on rolling against New Zealand
The mood within Olyroos camp is high ahead of Friday night's clash with New Zealand, according to goalkeeper Tom Glover. It bodes well for fans flocking to Wollongong tonight to see some of Australia's brightest young talents in action against the Kiwis. Gary van Egmond's s