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 Kean Marshall

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 23 players were called up for the friendlies against Canada and United States which will take place 8–12 July 2017.[1] Caps correct as of 6 November 2016.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Boric, GeorgiaGeorgia Boric (1998-07-17) 17 July 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Australia Sydney University
1GK Grove, AnnaleeAnnalee Grove (2001-06-15) 15 June 2001 (age 16) 0 0 Australia Emerging Jets
1GK Mathyssen-Whyman, JadaJada Mathyssen-Whyman (1999-10-24) 24 October 1999 (age 17) 5 0 Australia FNSW NTC

2DF Bourke, HannahHannah Bourke (2000-01-13) 13 January 2000 (age 17) 2 0 Australia Emerging Jets
2DF Carpenter, EllieEllie Carpenter (2000-04-28) 28 April 2000 (age 17) 9 0 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
2DF Hunt, ClareClare Hunt (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 18) 2 0 Australia Sydney University
2DF Martin, AnnabelAnnabel Martin (1998-10-23) 23 October 1998 (age 18) 6 0 Australia Galaxy United
2DF Rose, AlyssaAlyssa Rose (2001-10-15) 15 October 2001 (age 15) 0 0 Australia FNSW NTC
2DF Wheeler, ClareClare Wheeler (1998-01-14) 14 January 1998 (age 19) 6 1 Australia Sydney University

3MF Barbieri, MelindaJMelindaJ Barbieri (2000-05-16) 16 May 2000 (age 17) 5 4 Australia Calder United
3MF Chidiac, AlexAlex Chidiac (Vice-Captain) (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 18) 15 9 Australia Adelaide City
3MF Hawkesby, MackenzieMackenzie Hawkesby (2000-04-13) 13 April 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Australia Sydney University
3MF Lefevre, AshleighAshleigh Lefevre (1999-08-27) 27 August 1999 (age 17) 3 1 Australia FFV NTC
3MF Maher, GraceGrace Maher (Captain) (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 (age 18) 4 1 Australia Belconnen United
3MF Sayer, AmyAmy Sayer (2001-11-30) 30 November 2001 (age 15) 2 2 Australia FNSW NTC
3MF Torpey, KaitlynKaitlyn Torpey (2000-03-17) 17 March 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Australia Brisbane Roar

4FW Ayres, MelinaMelina Ayres (1999-04-13) 13 April 1999 (age 18) 4 3 Australia South Melbourne
4FW Collister, TeiganTeigan Collister (2000-01-25) 25 January 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Australia North Shore Mariners
4FW Flannery, NickolettaNickoletta Flannery (1999-02-26) 26 February 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Australia Sydney University
4FW Ibini, PrincessPrincess Ibini (2000-01-31) 31 January 2000 (age 17) 15 7 Australia Sydney FC
4FW Lowe, RachelRachel Lowe (2000-11-19) 19 November 2000 (age 16) 1 0 Australia FNSW NTC
4FW Siemsen, RemyRemy Siemsen (1999-11-10) 10 November 1999 (age 17) 2 10 Australia FNSW NTC
4FW Vine, CortneeCortnee Vine (1998-04-19) 19 April 1998 (age 19) 5 4 Australia Heidelberg United

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 Southwell, HannahHannah Southwell (1999-03-04) 4 March 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Retired 2016 AFF Women's ChampionshipRET, 27 July–4 August 2016

DF Abbey, GraceGrace Abbey (1999-01-22) 22 January 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Australia Adelaide United 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
DF Bacon, HannahHannah Bacon (1998-03-06) 6 March 1998 (age 19) 4 0 Australia Sydney FC 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
DF Nenadovic, SophieSophie Nenadovic (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 19) 4 1 Australia Newcastle Jets 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
DF Prior, NatashaNatasha Prior (1998-01-20) 20 January 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Unattached 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
DF Miller, BrookeBrooke Miller (1998-05-04) 4 May 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Australia Newcastle Jets 2016 AFF Women's Championship, 27 July–4 August 2016
DF Ellis, OliviaOlivia Ellis (1999-03-19) 19 March 1999 (age 18) 2 2 Australia Melbourne City 2016 AFF Women's Championship, 27 July–4 August 2016

MF Condon, EmilyEmily Condon (1998-09-01) 1 September 1998 (age 18) 8 7 Australia Adelaide United 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
MF Plessas, GeorgiaGeorgia Plessas (1998-10-02) 2 October 1998 (age 18) 5 2 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
MF Richmond, HayleyHayley Richmond (1999-02-01) 1 February 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Australia Melbourne City 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification, 29 October–6 November 2016
MF Green, AllyAlly Green 2 3 Australia Manly United 2016 AFF Women's Championship, 27 July–4 August 2016
MF Ammendolia, ElizaEliza Ammendolia 1 3 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers 2016 AFF Women's Championship, 27 July–4 August 2016
MF Brodigan, AshleeAshlee Brodigan (1999-09-19) 19 September 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Australia Newcastle Jets 2016 AFF Women's ChampionshipINJ, 27 July–4 August 2016
MF Leadbeatter, KatelynKatelyn Leadbeatter 0 0 Australia Illawarra Stingrays 2016 AFF Women's ChampionshipINJ, 27 July–4 August 2016

  • INJ Withdrew due to an injury.
  • RET Retired from international football.

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 To be determined
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 Fifth place 5th 3 1 0 2 3 4
Thailand 2017 Qualified
Total 7/7 0 Titles 24 9 1 14 51 40

AFF Women's Championship[edit]

AFF Women's Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
20062012 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
Total 3/3 0 titles 16 10 3 3 53 13

Honours[edit]

OFC Women's U-20 Qualifying Tournament

AFC U-19 Women's Championship

References[edit]

External links[edit]