The Australia national under-17 football team represents Australia in men's international under-17 football.
The team is controlled by the governing body for football in Australia, Football Australia, 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.
Australia is a ten-time OFC champion and a two-time AFF champion. The team has represented Australia at the FIFA U-17 World Cup tournaments on twelve occasions.
The team's official nickname is the Joeys.
Determination and desperation: The attributes inspiring the Joeys ahead of France clash
In-form striker Noah Botic says the Joeys will need to show the same type of desperation and belief against France that inspired their incredible win over Nigeria at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The Joeys produced a display of quality and resilience to overcome the highly-fancied
‘Why not us?’: Joeys’ belief grows after impressive Nigeria win
Joeys midfielder Idrus Abdulahi has a simple response for anyone wondering if they can win the FIFA U-17 World Cup? after his side's stunning 2-1 victory over Nigeria: Why not? A double from Joeys striker Noah Botic ensured Australia rose to third in Group B and qualified for