Australia women's national under-20 soccer team

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Australia under-20
Nickname(s) Young Matildas
Association Football Federation Australia
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation AFF (South-East Asia)
Head coach Gary van Egmond
FIFA code AUS
First colours
Second colours

The Australian women's national under-20 soccer team represents Australia in international women's under-20 soccer. The team is controlled by the governing body for soccer 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 Young Matildas.

History[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Australia Gary van Egmond
Assistant coach Australia Leah Blayney

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 23 players were called up for the 2018 AFF Women's Championship on 30 June–13 July 2018.[1] Caps correct as of 9 July 2018.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jada Mathyssen-Whyman (1999-10-24) 24 October 1999 (age 18) 10 0 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
12 1GK Annalee Grove (2001-06-15) 15 June 2001 (age 17) 3 0 Australia Emerging Jets
18 1GK Morgan Aquino 1 0 Australia Football West

2 2DF Emily Hodgson (2000-07-01) 1 July 2000 (age 18) 2 0 Australia Adelaide United
4 2DF Tori Tumeth 4 1 Australia Football NSW
11 2DF Kaitlyn Torpey (2000-03-17) 17 March 2000 (age 18) 6 0 Australia Brisbane Roar
13 2DF Angelique Hristodoulou (2001-09-17) 17 September 2001 (age 17) 3 0 Australia Sydney FC
23 2DF Holly McNamara 2 1 Australia Football NSW

3 3MF Susan Phonsongkham (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 17) 6 1 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
5 3MF Rachel Lowe (2000-11-19) 19 November 2000 (age 17) 9 3 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
6 3MF Amy Sayer (2001-11-30) 30 November 2001 (age 16) 10 6 Australia Canberra United
10 3MF Alex Chidiac (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 19) 22 17 Spain Atlético Madrid
14 3MF MelindaJ Barbieri (2000-05-16) 16 May 2000 (age 18) 8 7 Australia Melbourne Victory
15 3MF Taylor Ray 4 0 Australia Sydney FC
16 3MF Mary Fowler 5 8
17 3MF Bethany Gordon 2 1 Australia Canberra United
19 3MF Karly Roestbakken (2001-01-17) 17 January 2001 (age 17) 4 0 Australia Canberra United
21 3MF Courtney Nevin 3 0 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers

7 4FW Princess Ibini (2000-01-31) 31 January 2000 (age 18) 23 9 Australia Sydney FC
8 4FW Emily Condon (1998-09-01) 1 September 1998 (age 20) 15 8 Australia Adelaide United
9 4FW Cortnee Vine (1998-04-19) 19 April 1998 (age 20) 11 6 Australia Newcastle Jets
20 4FW Kyra Cooney-Cross (2002-02-15) 15 February 2002 (age 16) 3 2 Australia Melbourne Victory
22 4FW Larissa Crummer (Captain) (1996-01-10) 10 January 1996 (age 22) 9 1 Australia Melbourne City

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have been called up within the last 12 months and remain eligible for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Olivia Riddel 1 0 Australia Football NSW v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
GK Georgia Boric (1998-07-17) 17 July 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Australia Canberra United 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017

DF Hannah Bourke (2000-01-13) 13 January 2000 (age 18) 3 0 Australia Emerging Jets v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
DF Jayme Millard 0 0 Australia Football NSW v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
DF Ellie Carpenter (2000-04-28) 28 April 2000 (age 18) 14 0 Australia Canberra United v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018 PRE
DF Hannah Bacon (1998-03-06) 6 March 1998 (age 20) 7 0 Norway Trondheims-Ørn 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017
DF Annabelle Martin (1998-10-23) 23 October 1998 (age 19) 11 0 Australia Melbourne Victory 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017
DF Sophie Nenadovic (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 20) 6 1 Australia Newcastle Jets 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017
DF Clare Wheeler (1998-01-14) 14 January 1998 (age 20) 10 1 Australia Newcastle Jets 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017

MF Sofia Sakalis (2002-07-11) 11 July 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Australia Melbourne City v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
MF Chelsie Dawber (2000-01-12) 12 January 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Australia Adelaide United v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018 PRE
MF Ally Green (1998-08-17) 17 August 1998 (age 20) 4 3 Australia Sydney FC 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017
MF Grace Maher (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 (age 19) 8 1 Australia Canberra United 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017
MF Georgia Plessas (1998-10-02) 2 October 1998 (age 19) 7 2 Australia Canberra United 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017

FW Shadeene Evans 1 0 Australia Football NSW v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
FW Sheridan Gallagher 1 0 Australia Football NSW v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
FW Julia Vignes (2002-01-25) 25 January 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Australia Sydney FC v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018
FW Melina Ayres (1999-04-13) 13 April 1999 (age 19) 6 3 Australia Melbourne Victory 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017
FW Remy Siemsen (1999-11-10) 10 November 1999 (age 18) 6 13 Australia Sydney FC 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, 15–28 October 2017

Kirsty Fenton 1 0 Australia Emerging Jets v.  Thailand, 16 March 2018

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Canada 2002 Quarterfinals 5th 4 1 1 2 8 9
Thailand 2004 Quarterfinals 7th 4 1 0 3 6 8
Russia 2006 Group stage 9th 3 1 1 1 4 3
Chile 2008 Did not qualify
Germany 2010
Japan 2012
Canada 2014
Papua New Guinea 2016
France 2018
Total 3/8 0 Titles 11 3 2 6 18 20

OFC U-20 Women's Qualifying Tournament[edit]

OFC U-20 Women's Qualifying Tournament record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Tonga 2002 Winners 1st 4 4 0 0 45 0
Papua New Guinea 2004 Winners 1st 2 2 0 0 27 1
Total 2/2 2 Titles 6 6 0 0 72 1

AFC U-19 Women's Championship[edit]

AFC U-19 Women's Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Malaysia 2006 Third place 3rd 5 4 0 1 29 6
China 2007 Group stage 5th 3 1 0 2 3 4
China 2009 Group stage 5th 3 1 1 1 6 3
Vietnam 2011 Fifth place 5th 5 1 0 4 7 12
China 2013 Fifth place 5th 5 1 0 4 6 12
China 2015 Group stage 5th 3 1 0 2 3 4
China 2017 Fourth place 4th 4 2 0 3 8 11
Total 7/7 0 Titles 29 11 1 17 59 53

AFF Women's Championship[edit]

AFF Women's Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
20082012 See Australia women's national soccer team
Myanmar 2013 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 2 0 12 5
Vietnam 2015 Third place 3rd 5 4 0 1 15 4
Myanmar 2016 Fourth place 4th 5 2 1 2 26 4
Indonesia 2018 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 0 2 36 9
Total 4/4 0 titles 22 14 3 5 89 22

Honours[edit]

OFC Women's U-20 Qualifying Tournament

AFC U-19 Women's Championship

References[edit]

External links[edit]