Young Socceroos’ World Cup squad whittled down to 18

Qantas Young Socceroos Head Coach Jan Versleijen today announced an 18-player squad that will go into a training camp at Blacktown next week (2 to 7 July 2011).

This will be the last Australian-based training camp before the final squad is selected which will compete at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011.

With Versleijen currently overseas with the Qantas Joeys at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011, Qantas Young Socceroos Assistant Coach Ante Milicic will be in charge of this training camp which will include a training match against the Central Coast Mariners on Thursday 7 July.

The final Qantas Young Socceroos squad that will travel to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011 is expected to be announced on Monday 11 July.

The FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011 commences on 29 July with the final to be played on 20 August.

Qantas Young Socceroos – Squad List
Blacktown Training Camp – 2 to 7 July 2011

Matthew Acton (gk) (Brisbane Roar)
Mustafa Amini (Central Coast Mariners)
Terry Antonis (Sydney FC)
Jake Barker-Daish (Gold Coast United)
Mark Birighitti (gk) (Adelaide United)
Daniel Bowles (Brisbane Roar)
Kofi Danning (Brisbane Roar)
Matthew Fletcher (uncontracted)
Petar Franjic (Melbourne Victory)
Sam Gallagher (Central Coast Mariners)
Jason Geria (Brisbane Roar)
Rhyan Grant (Sydney FC)
Brendan Hamill (Melbourne Heart)
Bernie Ibini-Isei (Central Coast Mariners)
Ben Kantarovski (Newscastle Jets)
Dylan McGowan (Gold Coast United)
Dimitrios Petratos (Sydney FC)
Trent Sainsbury (Central Coast Mariners)

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