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
Ruiz-Diaz hat-trick against Singapore sends Australia to semi-finals in Vietnam
A hat-trick from Central Coast Mariners starlet Dylan Ruiz-Diaz has helped Australia beat Singapore 5-0 and secure a semi-final berth at the 2019 AFF U-18 Championship... 18-year-old attacker Ruiz-Diaz scored twice in the space of four first half minutes following an opening str
Young Socceroos on track for Semis despite Malaysia defeat
The Young Socceroos remain in the box seat for a Semi Final berth at the 2019 AFF U-18 Championship despite losing to Malaysia on Tuesday night. After winning their first three matches of the group stage, Gary van Egmond's side went down 3-0 at a sweltering Thanh Long Stadium.
Young Socceroos defeat Thailand for three in a row at AFF U-18 Championship
The Young Socceroos have made it three wins from three at the AFF U-18 Championship after defeating Thailand 3-1 on Sunday evening AEST. A double from Dylan Ruiz-Diaz, of Central Coast Mariners, stole the show for Gary van Egmond's side, with the attacker notching a second hal