Highly-rated winger Visconte has just returned from injury at the Jambos, while defender McGowan has enjoyed excellent progress in the last three months and is on the fringes of the first team.

Also named in the squad is Everton goalkeeper Michael McEntagert, who has established himself this season as their U18 team's outright No1.

Australia are in a qualifying group that includes South Korea, Indonesia, Guam and Vietnam.

Australia squad:

Peter Cvetanovski, Luke DeVere, Marko Jesic, Daniel Mullen, Milos Lujic, Matthew Theodore, Isaka Cernak-Okanya, Matthew Jurman, (all AIS), Tahj Minniecon (AIS/Queensland Roar), Sebastian Ryall (Melbourne Victory), Andrew Redmayne (AIS/Central Coast Mariners), Matthew Mullen (AIS/Adelaide United), Jason Hoffman (Newcastle Jets), James Holland (AIS/Newcastle Jets), Nathan Elasi (Marconi Stallions), Glen Trifiro (uncontracted), Michael McEntagert (Everton, England), Ryan McGowan (Hearts, Scotland), Rocky Visconte (Hearts, Scotland), Oliver Bozanic (Reading, England)