Australia to take on Romania in Spain friendly

Football Federation Australia has announced that the Australian team will take on Romania in an international friendly in Spain.

Football Federation Australia has announced that the Australian team will take on Romania in an international friendly in Spain.

The 36th-ranked Socceroos will meet the 33rd-ranked Romanians in Marbella on February 6 as Holger Osieck’s side prepares final stages of their 2014 World Cup qualification campaign.

“This is a welcome opportunity to check on the performance of some of our players against Romania who are a very good team and will be a very challenging opponent,” said Osieck.

“With the recent matches in the Korea Republic and Hong Kong we have seen some new players added to the group and as a result the competition for places in our group has increased.

“This match will not be just a friendly, but also a good test for the players ahead of our important qualifier against Oman.”

The match will be the first meeting between the Socceroos and Romania at senior men’s international level.

 
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