The Australia national under-20 football team represents Australia in international under-20 football.
The team is controlled by the governing body for football in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), 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 12-time OFC champion and three-time AFF champion. The team has represented Australia at the FIFA U-20 World Cup tournaments on fifteen occasions.
The team's official nickname is the Young Socceroos.
Young Socceroos News
Gary van Egmond: There's a great deal of Young Socceroos talent coming through
Young Socceroos Coach Gary van Egmond has identified a plethora of young talent since taking over Australia's Under 20's side last year. Chatting with Socceroos.com.au, the 15-cap Socceroo discussed the quality coming through Australia's youth set-up, pointing to the large num
Young Socceroo Ruiz-Diaz the hero as Mariners snap 204-day wait with win over Victory
Young Socceroo Dylan Ruiz-Diaz scored a late double to give Central Coast Mariners a memorable 3-2 win over a shell-shocked Melbourne Victory on Monday night. Victory led 2-1 heading into the final five minutes as Marco Rojas scored a double of his own either side of Dylan Fox
Joeys and Young Socceroos discover AFC Championship groups
The draws for the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 and AFC U-19 Championship 2020 were held at the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday afternoon. The competitions will serve as the qualification tournaments for the respective FIFA