Daniel Margush replaces Thomas Heward-Belle in Australia U-23 squad

Adelaide United goalkeeper Daniel Margush has been called up to Australia’s squad for the forthcoming AFC U-23 Championship in Thailand after Sydney FC shot-stopper Thomas Heward-Belle was ruled out of the tournament due to injury.

Heward-Belle sustained an injury in Sunday evening’s Foxtel Y-League encounter against Central Coast Mariners in Kogarah and following assessment over the past 48 hours it has been determined that he won’t be fit to participate in the tournament.

Margush will join his teammates Kuala Lumpur ahead of their friendly against Korea Republic on Friday, before the team travels to Bangkok on Saturday.

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Australia U-23 Men’s National Team Squad | AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020

Name

Club, Country

Keanu BACCUS

Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia

Daniel BOUMAN

SC Cambuur, Netherlands

Trent BUHAGIAR

Sydney FC, Australia

Gabriel CLEUR

U.S. Alessandria, Italy

Nicholas D’AGOSTINO

Perth Glory FC, Australia

Thomas DENG

Melbourne Victory, Australia

Zach DUNCAN

AGF Aarhus, Denmark

Ben FOLAMI

Ipswich Town FC, England

Denis GENREAU

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Alex GERSBACH

AGF Aarhus, Denmark

Thomas GLOVER (Gk)

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Jordan HOLMES (Gk)

Ebbsfleet United FC, England

Jacob ITALIANO

Borussia Monchengladbach, Germany

Joshua LAWS

Fortuna Dusseldorf II, Germany

Daniel MARGUSH (Gk)

Adelaide United, Australia

Connor METCALFE

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Tass MOURDOUKOUTAS

Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia

Ramy NAJJARINE

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Aiden O’NEILL

Brisbane Roar FC, Australia

Connor O’TOOLE

Brisbane Roar FC, Australia

Reno PISCOPO

Wellington Phoenix FC, Australia

Dylan RYAN

Willem II Tilburg, Netherlands

Al Hassan TOURE

Adelaide United, Australia


Australia U-23 Men’s National Team – Upcoming Fixtures


Australia U-23 v Korea Republic U-23 – International Friendly
Date: Friday, 3 January 2020
Venue: Stadium Bola Sepak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kick-off: 5.00pm (local); 8.00pm (AEDT)
Note: Match to be played behind closed doors

Iraq U-23 v Australia U-23 – AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020
Date: Wednesday, 8 January 2020
Venue: Thammasat Stadium, Pathum Thani, Thailand
Kick-off: 5.15pm (local); 9.15pm (AEDT)
Tickets: http://www.thaiticketmajor.com/afc-u23-2020/
Broadcast: To be confirmed

Australia U-23 v Thailand U-23 – AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020
Date: Saturday, 11 January 2020
Venue: Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
Kick-off: 8.15pm (local); 12.15am +1 (AEDT)
Tickets: http://www.thaiticketmajor.com/afc-u23-2020/
Broadcast: To be confirmed

Australia U-23 v Bahrain U-23 – AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020
Date: Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Venue: Thammasat Stadium, Pathum Thani, Thailand
Kick-off: 8.15pm (local); 12.15am +1 (AEDT)
Tickets: http://www.thaiticketmajor.com/afc-u23-2020/
Broadcast: To be confirmed

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