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
Young Socceroos bow out of AFC U-19 Championship
The Young Socceroos have been knocked out of the 2018 AFC U-19 Championship following a 3-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia. Nathaniel Atkinson cancelled out Turki Al Ammar's opening strike with a goal on the cusp of the half time whistle, but a pair of second half efforts from Feras A
‘We deserve to be there’: Milicic hails Young Socceroos ahead of quarter final
Ante Milicic says the Young Socceroos have earned the right to be just 90 minutes away from a berth at next year's FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland. The Young Socceroos advanced to the quarter finals of the AFC U19 Championships after their 1-1 draw against Jordan on Thursday nigh