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
Australia come from behind to book ticket to AFF U-18 Championship Final
The Young Socceroos completed a late comeback to beat Myanmar 2-1 and advance to the AFF U-18 Championship Final. Australian goalkeeper Noah Paul James made a fine save from Aung Ko Oo's effort early on, while Bradley Chick made Myanmar gloveman Pyae Phyo Thu stretch in respon
Van Egmond pleased with Young Socceroos’ progress ahead of Myanmar Semi-Final
Gary van Egmond says his Young Socceroos deserve plenty of credit for the way they are performing and developing at the 2019 AFF U-18 Championship. The young Aussies booked their spot in the Semi-Finals of the tournament on Thursday night after a dominant 5-0 win over Singapor
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