Australia 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Team Squad, Fixtures, Wallpapers: The contenders of Confd. Cup have announced their football team players for the Tournament of Champions. Asian Champions Australia are one of the eight teams of competition who will be looking to win first trophy of the Championship. Tim, Cahill, Maclaren and Tomi Juric are the only pure strikers in team squad. Craig Goodwin and Alex Gerbach are among players who will not go to Russia. Three new faces have been added in the squad who are expected to make debut in the competition.
Australia FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Team Squad Players
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Goalkeepers: Mitchell Langerak (Stuttgart/Germany), Mathew Ryan (Genk/Belgium), Daniel Vukovic (Sydney FC)
Defenders: Trent Sainsbury (Inter Milan/Italy), Brad Smith (Bournemouth/England), Bailey Wright (Bristol City/England), Aziz Behich (Bursaspor/Turkey), Milos Degenek (Yokohama F Marinos/Japan), Dylan McGowan (Pacos de Ferreira/Portugal), Ryan McGowan (Guizhou Zhicheng/China PR)
Midfielders: Mark Milligan (Bani Yas/United Arab Emirates), Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield Town/England), Tom Rogic (Celtic/Scotland), Ajdin Hrustic (Groningen/Netherlands), Jackson Irvine (Burton Albion/England), Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa/England), Massimo Luongo (Queens Park Rangers/England)
Forwards: Tim Cahill (Melbourne City), Robbie Kruse (uncontracted), Tomi Juric (Luzern/Switzerland), Jamie McLaren (Darmstadt/Germany), James Troisi (Melbourne Victory), Mathew Leckie (Hertha Berlin/Germany)
Mark Birighitti, Alex Gersbach, Craig Goodwin, Rhyan Grant, James Jeggo, Mustafa Amini and Riley McGree are the seven players who are not included in the squad. About the dropped and selected players, coach Ange said
There are some players who are unlucky to miss out but if you look at the 23 players we have selected everyone has earned their Socceroos call up whether they are one of the experienced players with World Cup and Asian Cup experience or the three uncapped players
Australia are playing fourth FIFA Confederations Cup tournament after making three appearances in 1997, 2001 and in 2005. This is the first appearance of Australia in the competition after 2005 edition.
Massive month ahead!Proud and honoured to be a part of it! Looking forward to getting into camp with the boys and working hard @Socceroos ??
— Danny Vukovic (@vuka20) May 30, 2017
Australia FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Fixtures
African Champions Cameroon, Copa America Winners Chile and World Cup Winners Germany are the group rivals of Australia. These four teams are in Group B of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. First game of Australia is against World Champions Germany. It will be played at Fisht Olympic Stadium which is located in Sochi. The game will be played on 19th June 2017.
Two days later, Australia will face Cameroon at Krestovsky Stadium on 22nd June before playing against Chile on 25th June at Otkrytiye Arena.
|Australia vs Germany||19 June 2017||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|Cameroon vs Australia||22 June 2017||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|Chile vs Australia||25 June 2017||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow|
Australia FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Wallpapers
Check out some HD wallpapers of Australia