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.
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