Focus remains on AFC Elite Youth Scheme membership at 2nd AFC Youth Panel Meeting
Kuala Lumpur: The 2nd AFC Youth Panel Meeting for the term 2022-23 met virtually yesterday to discuss ways of expanding and developing the AFC Elite Youth Scheme across Asia.
Chaired by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Technical Director, Andy Roxburgh, 12 panel members from 11 Member Associations (MAs) and AFC Ambassador and former Korea Republic legend Park Ji-sung were briefed on the AFC youth development progress in Asia.
Langerak makes Socceroos return, Arnold names newcomers
Sydney: Goalkeeper Mitch Langerak has been lured out of retirement for Australia’s pre-FIFA World Cup™ Qatar 2022 friendlies against New Zealand later this month as Socceroos head coach Graham Arnold named a 31-man squad that also features newcomers Garang Kuol and Jason Cummings.
Nagoya Grampus’ Langerak quit international football during the qualifiers due to Japan’s stringent COVID-19 travel restrictions, but has been convinced to return by Arnold to add competition to first-choice Mathew Ryan and World Cup qualifying hero Andrew Redmayne.