Alen Stajcic - Australia Westfield Matildas Head Coach

Australia Head Coach Alen Stajcic names 32-player squad for training camp

Australia Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic has selected 32-players to participate in a training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra which will be held next year from 12 – 15 January

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The training camp will play a crucial role in Australia’s preparations for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015.

Players will have the opportunity to impress Head Coach Alen Stajcic and earn a place in his World Cup team selection.

Stajcic commented on FootballAustralia: “I’ve had a good look at all the players throughout the Westfield W-League season and I am happy with the group of players that I have selected for this camp, there is a balance of youth and experience in the squad and it will be a good starting point for our intense preparation period. This is by no means a final squad as there are number of players returning from injury that are still in contention for selection. It’s now up to the players to make the step up and show the coaching staff why they deserve to go to the World Cup,”

Australia were drawn in Group D of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 alongside USA, Sweden and Nigeria.

Westfield Matildas Squad – AIS Training camp – 12 to 15 January 2015

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Teigen Allen Sydney FC
Laura Alleway Brisbane Roar FC
Melissa Barberi (gk) Adelaide United
Nicola Bolger Sydney FC
Danielle Brogan Adelaide United
Ellie Brush Canberra United
Tameka Butt Brisbane Roar FC
Kim Carroll Brisbane Roar FC
Steph Catley Melbourne Victory
Emma Checker Melbourne Victory
Alex Chidiac Adelaide United
Hayley Crawford Newcastle Jets
Larissa Crummer Brisbane Roar FC
Brianna Davey (gk) Melbourne Victory
Lisa De Vanna Melbourne Victory
Casey Dumont (gk) Sydney FC
Caitlin Foord Perth Glory
Kate Gill Perth Glory
Katrina Gorry Brisbane Roar FC
Amy Harrison Sydney FC
Michelle Heyman Canberra United
Elise Kellond-Knight Brisbane Roar FC
Alanna Kennedy Perth Glory
Teresa Polias Sydney FC
Clare Polkinghore Brisbane Roar FC
Hayley Raso Brisbane Roar FC
Gema Simon Melbourne Victory
Kyah Simon Sydney FC
Ashleigh Sykes Canberra United
Marianna Tabain Perth Glory
Emily van-Egmond Newcastle Jets
Servet Uzunlar Sydney FC

 

Photo: FootballAustralia.com.au

1 Comment
  1. Gina West 5 years ago

    Australia have a very tough Group at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015!
    USA would be considered the favourites but their form is a little off at the moment and Australia have always been tough opponents against them. I think Nigeria and Sweden will be equally tough opposition, I am struggling to predict will advance from Group D.

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