FFA Accepts AFC Offer To Postpone Match
Football Federation Australia today accepted the Asian Football Confederation's offer to postpone the 1 March 2006 - AFC Asian Cup 2007 qualifier until September in order to organise an international match to assist in 2006 FIFA World Cup preparations.
Football Federation Australia today accepted the Asian Football Confederation's offer to postpone the 1 March 2006 - AFC Asian Cup 2007 qualifier until September in order to organise an international match to assist in 2006 FIFA World Cup preparations. The Socceroos were scheduled to play Lebanon in Australia but will now look to play an international match instead. The match against Lebanon will now be played on 1 September. "We'd like to thank the AFC for their foresight in offering the option to postpone the 1 March matches to their nations that are competing at the World Cup," said FFA CEO Mr John O'Neill. "We now have the ability to look for a match which will assist us in preparing for the World Cup." Australia will now play their three home AFC Asian Cup 2007 qualifying matches after the World Cup. AUSTRALIA'S AFC ASIAN CUP 2007 QUALIFIERS 22-02-06 - Bahrain v Australia 16-08-06 - Australia v Kuwait 01-09-06 - Australia v Lebanon 06-09-06 - Kuwait v Australia 11-10-06 - Australia v Bahrain 15-11-06 - Lebanon v Australia
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