Australia national beach soccer team

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Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Beach Socceroos
Association Football Federation Australia
Sub-confederation AFF (South-East Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Airton Andrioli

First colours

Second colours

The Australia national beach soccer team represents Australia in international men's beach soccer. The team is controlled by the governing body for association football in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006. The team's official nickname is the Beach Socceroos.

The team has represented Australia at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup tournaments on one occasion, in 2005.

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Simon Jaeger
2 DF George Souris
3 MF Peter Crevani
4 DF Joel Snellenburg
5 MF Antonio Lastella
No. Position Player
6 MF Demetrios Bakis
7 FW David Zdrilic
8 DF Michael Matricciani
9 FW Ricardo Da Silva
10 GK Thomas Hamilton

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Brazil 2005 Group stage 9th 2 0 0 2 2 8
Brazil 2006 Did not qualify
Brazil 2007
France 2008
United Arab Emirates 2009
Italy 2011
French Polynesia 2013
Portugal 2015 To be determined
Bahrain 2017
Total 1/8 0 Titles 2 0 0 2 2 8

AFC Beach Soccer Championship[edit]

AFC Beach Soccer Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
United Arab Emirates 2006 Did not enter
United Arab Emirates 2007
United Arab Emirates 2008
United Arab Emirates 2009 Group stage 5th 3 1 0 2 7 8
Thailand 2011 Did not enter
Qatar 2013 Semi finals 4th 5 2 1 2 18 16
2015 To be determined
Total 2/6 0 Titles 8 3 1 4 25 24


Winners (0):
Appearances (1): 2005
Winners (0):
Fourth place (1): 2013
Appearances (2): 2009, 2013


External links[edit]