Australia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live Telecast Info

Australia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live Telecast Info: Australia is one of the 32 participating nations in the FIFA 2022 World Cup. Even though the nation is not considered the best footballing team, however in this sporting event anything can happen in a game of football but looking at the current football squad they can really prove a threat to other competing nations. It would be interesting to see if Australia manages to reach deep into the tournament.

Aussie football fans are searching for the team squad, captain, coach, and the team’s world cup results and therefore we here, have covered a detailed analysis of the same.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Australia Squad
Australia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad & Schedule

Captain

After former captain, Mark Schwarzer’s retirement, Mat Ryan the Australian shot-stopper was positioned as the new captain in 2012. Before becoming the captain of the Australian national team, he played for Brighton, Valencia, and Arsenal clubs. He as a player played in the two world cups. This is for the first time he will lead the Australian World cup squad as a captain.

World Cup 2022 Australia Coach

Graham Arnold for the first time will guide the Australian football team as a coach for the upcoming FIFA World cup. He played the role of manager for the team, where the squad won the Australian league and cup which ultimately led him to become the head coach of his country’s national team at the end of the Russia 2018 world cup.

Australia’s World Cup Record & Performances

Australia so far didn’t showcase impressive performance in their world cup appearances. So far they have played into five world cups and failed to qualify in nine attempts. It was in the year 1974, Australia was successful to make into the finals, but missed until the 2006 world cup. At the 2006 World cup, they managed to reach 16th place. Thus looking at the above World cup results, qualifying for such an important event is an achievement itself.

Year Host Manager Stage of Elimination Top Scorer
2022 Qatar
2018 Russia Bert van Marwijk Group Stage (30th) Mile Jedinak (2)
2014 Brazil Ange Postecoglou Group Stage (30th) Tim Cahill (2)
2010 South Africa Pim Verbeek Group Stage (21st) Brett Holman (2)
2006 Germany Guus Hiddink Round of 16 (16th) Tim Cahill (2)
1974 West Germany Rale Rasic Group Stage (14th) No Goalscorer

Qualified Teams for the World Cup Group D :
France | Denmark | Tunisia | Australia

FIFA World Cup 2022 Australia Team Squad

With the Qatar 2022, World cup is just months away, the squad for the Australia World Cup 2022 will be revealed soon. The final Australia squad will comprise the first-choice goalkeeper Mat Ryan. Other prominent and experienced players include center-back Trent Sainsbury, midfielder Aaron Mooy, and forward player Mathew Leckie. Also, Cadiz winger Awer Mabil and right back Nathaniel Atkinson are expected to mark their debut appearance in the World cup squad.

Australia potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeeper: Mat Ryan (Real Sociedad), Andrew Redmayne (Sydney FC), Danny Vukovic (NEC)

Defenders : Milos Degenek (Columbus Crew), Fran Karacic (Brescia), Nathanial Atkinson (Hearts), Bailey Wright (Sunderland), Aziz Behich (unattached), Kye Rowles (Hearts), Trent Sainsbury (unattached), Jason Davidson (Eupen), Joel King (OB)

Midfielders : Denis Genreau (Toulouse), Ajdin Hrustic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Aaron Mooy (Shanghai Port), Riley McGree (Middlesbrough), Craig Goodwin (Adelaide United), Jackson Irvine (St. Pauli), Gianni Stensness (Viking Stavanger), Kenny Dougall (Blackpool), Mathew Leckie (Melbourne City)

Forwards : Martin Boyle (Al-Faisaly), Jamie Maclaren (Melbourne City), Awer Mabil (Cadiz), Mitchell Duke (Fagiano Okayama), Marco Tilio (Melbourne City), Nicholas D’Agostino (Melbourne Victory), Adam Taggart (Cerezo Osaka)

Fifa World Cup 2022 Australia Fixtures

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Tue, Nov. 22 France vs. Australia 2 p.m. Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26 Tunisia vs. Australia 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Wed, Nov. 30 Australia vs. Denmark 10 a.m. Al Janoub

How to watch Fifa World Cup 2022 Online

TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network)
Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV

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