Australia Team Squad & Players List For FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016- The Australian National Futsal team has announced its team for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 to be held in Bucaramanga,Colombia from September 10 to October 1. Futsal is a variation of football, played in the same style only indoors, with five players on each side.
FIFA World Cup 2016 Australia Team Sqaud | Futsalroos Player List
Futsalroos Player List- The complete list of the team is as follows- Jonathan Barrientos , Jarrod Basger, Adam Cooper, Daniel Fogarty, Gregory Giovenali, Wade Giovenali, Shervin Keshvarz Adeli, Angelo Konstantinou, Dean Lockhart, Roberto Maiorana, Blake Rosier, Tobias Seeto, Peter Spathis, Christopher Zeballos.
Out of these 14, half of them are debutants. Seven players, Jarrod Basger, Daniel Fogarty, Gregory Giovenali, Angelo Konstantinou, Toby Seeto, Peter Spathis and Christopher Zeballos will attend their second consecutive FIFA Futsal World Cup.
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With seven debutants named, Varela believes that he has selected a strong squad that has a good mix of experience and youth.In the last edition of the FIFA Futsal World Cup in 2012 they had crashed out in the qualifiers itself after they lost 7-1 against Argentina. This move might help them better their last performance.
Futsal veteran Angelo Konstantinou would be their goalkeeper will line up with Canberra Olympics to fight against Redlands United on 24th August in the 16th Round of the FFA Cup prior to joining the Futsalroos in their camp
Futsalroos Coach & Captain Name – FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016
HEAD COACH: Rob VARELA
ASSISTANT COACH: Fernando DE MORAES
GOALKEEPER COACH: Roger CUA
TEAM MANAGER: Marty JUDGE
HEAD PHYSIOTHERAPIST: Deane STEPHENS
ASSISTANT PHYSIOTHERAPIST: Will THOM
TEAM DOCTOR: Dr. Basil Atif MUHARB
EQUIPMENT MANAGER: Alex DELVES
TEAM MEDIA MANAGER: Russ GIBBS
The team is included in Group D and will face Mozambique in their first match followed by Brazil and Ukraine. The team stands 23rd in the FIFA Futsal rankings. [ Fifa Futsal World Cup 2016 Schedule, Live Streaming, TV Telecast & Highlights ].
Australia Jersey For FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016
Futsalroos Jersey Images- The men from down under would be donning a dark navy blue jersey with a single yellow stripe on the right arm and one yellow stripe coming down from the left shoulder all the away till the stomach.
It will be interesting to see the outcome of these preparations.