Joeys Head Coach Tony Vidmar has selected a 20 player squad for the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U16 Aya Bank Championship 2013.
Joeys Head Coach Tony Vidmar has selected a 20 player squad for the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U16 Aya Bank Championship 2013 which will be held in Naypyidaw, Myanmar from 20 August to 2 September, 2013.
Vidmar has selected the squad following a number of training camps over the past three months at the Australian Institute of Sport and he is eager to test this group of players as they embark on the qualification campaign towards the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup which will be held in Chile.
“The main purpose of this tournament is to give the players an opportunity to experience a different environment, playing conditions and styles of football,” said Vidmar.
“Our main is to play 6 matches under our belts leading into the AFC U-16 Championships qualifiers which we will play in late September ,”concluded Vidmar
The Joeys will play their first match of the AFF U-16 Championship against Cambodia on 20 August, followed by the host nation Myanmar on 22 August, then Brunei on 24 August and their final group match will be against Vietnam on 26 August. The top teams from each group will then face each other in the semi-finals on 31 August with the winners to meet in the final which will be played on 2 September.
The AFC U-16 Championship qualifiers will be held in Hong Kong from 21-29 September with the top two teams progressing to the AFC U-16 Championship which will be held in Thailand from 2014.
Joeys squad for AFF U-16 Championships - Naypyidaw, Myanmar - 20 August to 2 September, 2013
Jackson BANDIERA FNSW NTC Joe Kato CALETTI FNSW NTC Nicholas D-AGOSTINO QAS/FQ NTC Caio De GODOY FNSW NTC Jamie DIMITROFF QAS/FQ NTC Duro DRAGICEVIC QAS/FQ NTC Perry FOTAKOPOULOS FNSW NTC Cameron JOICE NNSW NTC Danny KIM QAS/FQ NTC Daniel MASKIN FNSW NTC Riley McGREE FFSA NTC Gian MENDEZ FNSW NTC Brandon OSIPOV FFV NTC Nicholas PANETTA QAS/FQ NTC Kosta PETRATOS FNSW NTC Toan PHAM QAS/FQ NTC Jamal REINERS FW NTC Kye ROWLES QAS/FQ NTC Zachary SPETH FNSW NTC Christian VERBI FFSA NTC
Team Officials Head of Delegation - Peter De Roo Head Coach - Tony Vidmar Assistant Coach - Ufuk Talay Goalkeeper Coach - Fernando Alves Physiotherapist - Deane Stephens Massage Therapist - Martin Felice Doctor - Glenn Browning Team Manager - Joel Freeme
Group A P W D L F A GD Pts Brunei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Myanmar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cambodia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Group B P W D L F A GD Pts Singapore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Laos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Indonesia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Philippines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DATE MATCH GRP MATCH 20 August 2013 1 A Myanmar vs Vietnam 2 A Australia vs Cambodia 21 August 2013 3 B Indonesia vs Laos 4 B Philippines vs Malaysia 22 August 2013 5 A Cambodia vs Brunei 6 A Australia vs Myanmar 23 August 2013 7 B Malaysia vs Singapore 8 B Philippines vs Indonesia 24 August 2013 9 A Brunei vs Australia 10 A Vietnam vs Cambodia 25 August 2013 11 B Singapore vs Philippines 12 B Laos vs Malaysia 26 August 2013 13 A Australia vs Vietnam 14 A Myanmar vs Brunei 27 August 2013 15 B Philippines vs Laos 16 B Indonesia vs Singapore 28 August 2013 17 A Cambodia vs Myanmar 18 A Vietnam vs Brunei 29 August 2013 19 B Malaysia vs Indonesia 20 B Laos vs Singapore 31 August 2013 21 SF1 Winner A vs Runner-up B 22 SF2 Winner B vs Runner-up A 2 Sept 2013 23 3rd/4th Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2 24 FINAL Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2
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