Osieck demands more leadership from Socceroos skipper Neill

Australian national team boss Holger Osieck has demanded more leadership action from Lucas Neill.

Australian national team boss Holger Osieck has demanded more leadership action from Lucas Neill.

The Socceroos are preparing for a vital World Cup qualifier with Iraq in Doha on Wednesday morning and Osieck wants an improved showing from Neill, and other veterans, following the shock 2-1 loss to Jordan last month.

"I don't want to single out anybody – not necessarily a link to one person," Osieck said.

"But I expect from him (Neill) to be a leader, to show he's the captain of the team, that he leads by example and will push his teammates to good performances."

 
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