Congratulations to Bailey O’Neil (Year 12) for his selection in Australia’s 23-player squad for the AFC U-17 Asian Cup Thailand 2023 to be staged in Bangkok and Chonburi from Thursday 15 June – Sunday 2 July 2023.
Competition for selection in the final 23 for these under-17 World Cup qualifiers has been hotly contested and a process which commenced in August.
The Joey’s will face Saudi Arabia (16 June) and China PR (19 June) at Chonburi Stadium before completing the round robin group stage format against Tajikistan (22 June) at Bangkok’s Rajamangala National Stadium. They approach the tournament not only wanting to reach the semi-finals to secure a place at this year’s under-17 World Cup but create history by becoming the first Australian national youth team to win an AFC Asian Cup title.
Group Stage Match Schedule
Friday 16 June – Australia vs Saudi Arabia at 5.00pm local / 8.00pm AEST, Chonburi Stadium
Monday 19 June – Australia vs China PR at 5.00pm local / 8.00pm AEST, Chonburi Stadium
Thursday 22 June – Australia vs Tajikistan at 5.00pm local / 8.00pm AEST, Rajamangala National Stadium (Bangkok)
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Good luck Bailey!