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 Leah Blayney
FIFA code AUS
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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.

Contents

History

Coaching staff

PositionName
Head coach Flag of Australia (converted).svg Leah Blayney

Players

Current squad

The following 23 players were called up for the 2024 AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup on 3–16 March 2024 in Uzbekistan. [1]

Caps and goals are current as of 16 March 2023 after the match against South Korea.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Chloe Lincoln (2005-01-04) 4 January 2005 (age 19)140 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United
121 GK Tahlia Franco (2006-06-29) 29 June 2006 (age 17)20 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
181 GK Grace Wilson (2005-03-04) 4 March 2005 (age 19)20 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adelaide United

22 DF Tijan McKenna (2004-09-08) 8 September 2004 (age 19)50 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City
32 DF Teagan Bertolissio (2006-08-01) 1 August 2006 (age 17)50 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United
42 DF Gemma Ferris (2006-12-27) 27 December 2006 (age 17)71 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western Sydney Wanderers
52 DF Jessika Nash (captain) (2004-10-05) 5 October 2004 (age 19)161 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory
152 DF Alexia Apostolakis (2006-05-16) 16 May 2006 (age 18)141 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western Sydney Wanderers
212 DF Naomi Thomas–Chinnama (2004-05-13) 13 May 2004 (age 20)181 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City
232 DF Sasha Grove (2004-12-30) 30 December 2004 (age 19)122 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United

63 MF Shay Hollman (2005-09-19) 19 September 2005 (age 18)112 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
73 MF Milly Boughton (2006-02-03) 3 February 2006 (age 18)60 Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur
83 MF Alana Murphy (2005-04-21) 21 April 2005 (age 19)115 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory
103 MF Daniela Galic (2006-06-17) 17 June 2006 (age 17)196 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City
143 MF Zara Kruger (2006-05-29) 29 May 2006 (age 18)101 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
173 MF Madeleine Caspers (2007-03-15) 15 March 2007 (age 17)40 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
203 MF Indiana Dos Santos (2007-10-10) 10 October 2007 (age 16)80 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
223 MF Georgia Cassidy (2005-05-27) 27 May 2005 (age 19)30 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory

94 FW Jynaya Dos Santos (2005-09-22) 22 September 2005 (age 18)94 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
114 FW Kahli Johnson (2004-02-18) 18 February 2004 (age 20)176 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western United
134 FW Peta Trimis (2006-05-18) 18 May 2006 (age 18)83 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Central Coast Mariners
164 FW Claudia Cicco (2004-08-27) 27 August 2004 (age 19)95 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets
194 FW Lara Gooch (2005-11-02) 2 November 2005 (age 18)51 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets

Recent call-ups

The following players were called up to the squad within the last 12 months and still remain eligible for selection.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Natalie Picak (2005-03-30) 30 March 2005 (age 19)00 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western United Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023

DF Zoe Karipidis (2006-11-28) 28 November 2006 (age 17)30 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets v. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China, 6 December 2023
DF Maya Lobo (2005-11-28) 28 November 2005 (age 18)81 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Central Coast Mariners v. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China, 6 December 2023
DF Ava Piazza (2005-04-04) 4 April 2005 (age 19)00 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
DF Chloe Walandouw (2006-10-01) 1 October 2006 (age 17)10 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023

MF Grace Johnston (2005-04-07) April 7, 2005 (age 19)20 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory v. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China, 6 December 2023
MF Avaani Prakash (2006-12-13) 13 December 2006 (age 17)31 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western United v. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China, 6 December 2023
MF Anika Dovaston (2004-12-23) 23 December 2004 (age 19)00 Flag of Australia (converted).svg FV Emerging Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
MF Ava Briedis (2006-03-10) 10 March 2006 (age 18)41 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory v. Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam, 7 June 2023

FW Milan Hammond (2004-02-10) 10 February 2004 (age 20)10 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets v. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China, 6 December 2023
FW Ella O'Grady (2006-12-31) 31 December 2006 (age 17)63 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory v. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China, 6 December 2023
FW Josie Allan (2007-01-01) 1 January 2007 (age 17)21 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
FW Rosie Curtis (2006-06-28) 28 June 2006 (age 17)20 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
FW Jonti Fisher (2005-06-04) 4 June 2005 (age 19)21 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Queensland Academy of Sport Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
FW Fiorina Iaria 00 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Calder United Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
FW Tanika Lala (2006-11-28) 28 November 2006 (age 17)00 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
FW Sienna Saveska (2006-09-25) 25 September 2006 (age 17)52 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC Training Camp, 21–26 August 2023
FW Emilia Murray (2004-11-09) 9 November 2004 (age 19)64 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adelaide United v. Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam, 7 June 2023
FW Anika Stajcic (2006-01-16) 16 January 2006 (age 18)30 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory v. Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam, 7 June 2023

Recent results and fixtures

2023

3 June 2024 AFC U-20 Asian Cup qualification Second round Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg5–0Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Việt Trì, Vietnam
17:00  UTC+7
Report Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Referee: Yu Hong (China PR)
5 June 2024 AFC U-20 Asian Cup qualification Second round Iran  Flag of Iran.svg0–3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Việt Trì, Vietnam
17:00  UTC+7 Report
Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Referee: Pansa Chaisant (Thailand)
7 June 2024 AFC U-20 Asian Cup qualification Second round Vietnam  Flag of Vietnam.svg0–2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Việt Trì, Vietnam
20:00  UTC+7 Report
Stadium: Việt Trì Stadium
Referee: Yang Shu-ting (Chinese Taipei)
3 December Friendly China  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg1–3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Xiamen, China
15:00  UTC+8
Report
Stadium: Xiamen Egret Stadium
Referee: Dai Bingyue (China)
6 December Friendly China  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg3–1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Xiamen, China
13:00  UTC+8
Report Stadium: Xiamen Egret Stadium
Referee: Mu Mingxin (China)

2024

3 March 2024 AFC Asian Cup GS South Korea  Flag of South Korea.svg1–2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Tashkent, Uzbekistan
13:00  UTC+5
Report Stadium: Do'stlik Stadium
Attendance: 40
Referee: Asaka Koizumi (Japan)
6 March 2024 AFC Asian Cup GS Uzbekistan  Flag of Uzbekistan.svg0–2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Tashkent, Uzbekistan
16:00  UTC+5 Report
Stadium: JAR Stadium
Attendance: 80
Referee: Dong Fangyu (China)
13 March 2024 AFC Asian Cup SF Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg1–5Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
16:00  UTC+5
Report Stadium: JAR Stadium
Referee: Dong Fangyu (China)
16 March 2024 AFC Asian Cup TP Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg1–0Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Tashkent, Uzbekistan
13:00  UTC+5
Report Stadium: JAR Stadium
Referee: Asaka Koizumi (Japan)

Competitive record

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup record
YearResultPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2002 Quarter-finals5th411289
Flag of Thailand.svg 2004 Quarter-finals7th410368
Flag of Russia.svg 2006 Group stage9th311143
Flag of Chile.svg 2008 Did not qualify
Flag of Germany.svg 2010
Flag of Japan.svg 2012
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2014
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2016
Flag of France.svg 2018
Flag of Costa Rica.svg 2022 Group stage12th310236
Flag of Colombia.svg 2024 Qualified
Total4/110 Titles144282126

OFC U-20 Women's qualifying tournament

OFC Women's U-20 Qualifying Tournament record
YearResultPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Tonga.svg 2002 Winners1st4400450
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2004 Winners1st2200271
Total2/22 Titles6600721

AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup

AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup record
YearResultPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Malaysia.svg 2006 Third place3rd5401296
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Group stage5th310234
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2009 Group stage5th311163
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2011 Fifth place5th5104712
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2013 Fifth place5th5104612
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2015 Group stage5th310234
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2017 Fourth place4th5203811
Flag of Thailand.svg 2019 Fourth place4th5203622
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg 2022 Competition cancelled
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg 2024 Third place3rd540196
Total9/90 Titles39171217780

AFF Women's Championship

AFF Women's Championship record
YearResultPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2004 Did not enter
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2006
Flag of Myanmar (1974-2010).svg 2007
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2008 See Australia women's national soccer team
Flag of Laos.svg 2011 Did not enter
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2012
Flag of Myanmar.svg 2013 Runners-up2nd6420125
Flag of Vietnam.svg 2015 Third place3rd5401154
Flag of Myanmar.svg 2016 Fourth place4th5212264
Flag of Indonesia.svg 2018 Runners-up2nd6402369
Flag of Thailand.svg 2019 Did not enter
Flag of the Philippines.svg 2022 See Australia women's national under-23 soccer team
Total4/120 titles2214358922

Honours

OFC Women's U-20 Qualifying Tournament

AFC U-19 Women's Championship

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