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Alen Stajcic announces Australia Westfield Matildas squad for AFC Women’s Asian Cup.

Australia women’s national team has announced its squad to participate in next month’s AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 in Jordan.

Australia Westfield Matildas Head Coach, Alen Stajcic has named his 23-player squad selection for next month’s 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan, as well as next Monday’s international friendly match against Thailand

The AFC Women’s Asian Cup, Jordan 2018 tournament will serve as Asia’s qualification process for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup which will be held in France.

The Westfield Matildas have recently returned from Portugal where they finished fourth at the Algarve Cup.

At the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup, Australia are in Group B and will play Japan, Korea Republic and Vietnam – here are the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup fixtures. The top five teams at the tournament will qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Australia Westfield Matildas squad for 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup

Shirt Number Name Club/Country
1. Lydia WILLIAMS (gk) Melbourne City FC, Australia / Seattle Reign, USA
2. Caitlin COOPER Sydney FC, Australia
3. Aivi LUIK Melbourne City FC, Australia
4. Clare POLKINGHORNE Brisbane Roar FC, Australia
5. Laura ALLEWAY Melbourne Victory, Australia
6. Chloe LOGARZO Sydney FC, Australia
7. Steph CATLEY Melbourne City FC, Australia / Seattle Reign, USA
8. Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT Uncontracted
9. Alex CHIDIAC Adelaide United, Australia
10. Emily VAN EGMOND Newcastle Jets, Australia / Orlando Pride, USA
11. Lisa DE VANNA Sydney FC, Australia
12. Casey DUMONT (gk) Melbourne Victory, Australia
13. Tameka BUTT Brisbane Roar FC, Australia / Klepp IL, Norway
14. Alanna KENNEDY Melbourne City FC, Australia / Orlando Pride, USA
15. Emily GIELNIK Brisbane Roar FC, Australia
16. Hayley RASO Brisbane Roar FC, Australia / Portland Thorns, USA
17. Kyah SIMON Melbourne City FC, Australia / Houston Dash, USA
18. Mackenzie ARNOLD (gk) Brisbane Roar FC, Australia / Arna Bjornar FC, Norway
19. Katrina GORRY Brisbane Roar FC, Australia / Utah Royals, USA
20. Samantha KERR Perth Glory, Australia / Chicago Red Stars, USA
21. Ellie CARPENTER Canberra United, Australia / Portland Thorns, USA
22. Larissa CRUMMER Melbourne City FC, Australia
23. Michelle HEYMAN Canberra United, Australia


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