Qantas Under 23s to Face Iraq, Lebanon & DPR Korea
The Qantas Under 23s have drawn Iraq, Lebanon and DPR Korea in Group A of the AFC Final Round Qualifying for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
The Qantas Under 23s have drawn Iraq, Lebanon and DPR Korea in Group A of the AFC Final Round Qualifying for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The Australians, who were ranked in the lowest tier for the draw which was held at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur today, will need to finish at the top of the group over their six pool matches to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
The group matches will be held from 22 August - 21 November 2007 with full match & ticketing details to be announced shortly.
The Qantas Under 23's progressed to the final round of qualifying after finishing second in Group D of the second round of qualifying behind Saudi Arabia.
Group A A1 Iraq A2 Lebanon A3 DPR Korea A4 Australia
Group B B1 Korea Republic B2 Bahrain B3 Syria B4 Uzbekistan
Group C C1 Japan C2 Saudi Arabia C3 Qatar C4 Vietnam
22 Aug 07 - Iraq v Australia 22 Aug 07 - DPR Korea v Lebanon 8 Sep 07 - Australia v DPR Korea 8 Sep 07 - Lebanon v Iraq 12 Sep 07 - Australia v Lebanon 12 Sep 07 - Iraq v DPR Korea 17 Oct 07 - Lebanon v Australia 17 Oct 07 - DPR Korea v Iraq 17 Nov 07 - Australia v Iraq 17 Nov 07 - Lebanon v DPR Korea 21 Nov 07 - Iraq v Lebanon 21 Nov 07 - DPR Korea v Australia
When are your Caltex Socceroos in action this weekend?
Europa League qualification and important clashes for a couple of recalled faces to the Caltex Socceroos squad are on the agenda for your Aussies Abroad this weekend. Read on for a full rundown of what's ahead for our overseas Aussie stars (all times are AEST). Amini’s
How to watch Korea Republic v Caltex Socceroos
On Friday, 7 June in Busan, Graham Arnold’s Caltex Socceroos will take on Korea Republic in an international friendly. With a core group of experienced Australia i...nternationals rested ahead of a busy FIFA World Cup qualifying schedule, the match serves as a chance for Arnold t
The 11 Hyundai A-League players in the Caltex Socceroos squad
Sydney FC’s Grand Final hero, a 1.98 metre defender from Stoke City and a revitalised Bundesliga attacker are among six uncapped players to be included in Graham Arnold’s latest Caltex Socceroos squad. Three of those players – Sydney FC pair Andrew Redmayne and Brandon O'Neil
Arnold: 'This is an opportunity to create some depth'
Caltex Socceroos boss Graham Arnold fronted the media on Thursday afternoon to announce his squad to take on Korea Republic in next month's international friendly. Here's what Arnold said on creating opportunities for depth, resting his 'core group' of experienced players, and