Groninger Hrustic makes his debut in the Australian squad for Confederations Cup


Groninger Hrustic makes his debut in the Australian squad for Confederations Cup

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Ajdin Hrustic is for the first time called up for the national team of Australia. The 20-year-old midfielder from FC Groningen are going next month with his country to the Confederations Cup in Russia.

Hrustic played this season to seven matches as a substitute for FC Groningen, where he once scored. He is part of a 23-man selection in the world cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia national coach Bert van Marwijk plays.

After that, take Australia in a friendly duel against Brazil. The Confederations Cup is Australia in a pool with world champion Germany, South American champion Chile and African champion Cameroon.

The taste of the world cup in Russia will begin on 18 June and the final is on July 2 in St. Petersburg.

This is the squad that will go to Adelaide, Melbourne, and Russia. #GoSocceroos #AUSvKSA #ConfedCup @FIFAcom


Time of placing
22:28 – 30 may 2017


Craig Goodwin of Sparta Rotterdam was part of the pre-screening of Australia, but was by coach Ante Postecoglou at the last moment thuisgelaten. Hrustic’ team-mate Jason Davidson at FC Groningen and Feyenoord-goalkeeper Brad Jones also received no invitation.

Former PEC Zwolle defender Trent Sainsbury, currently active in The is called. Also former Roda JC striker Tomi Juric belongs to the selection. He now plays for FC Luzern in Switzerland.

Tim Cahill may his hundredth international game for Australia play. The 37-year-old attacker of Melbourne City is in 96 international matches. The now stopped goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is with 109 international matches record international.


On Thursday, 8 June Hrustic make its debut as Australia in Adelaide against Saudi Arabia plays. The ‘Socceroos’ state after seven of the ten duels third in Group B of the Asian kwalificatiezone, Saudi Arabia with three points more second. The first two teams qualify directly for the world cup in Russia, the number three plays, two play-offs.

The Confederations Cup begins for Australia on June 19, with a contest against Germany, following his departure to chelsea Amin Younes in the selection has been recorded. Cameroon (22 June) and Chile (25) are the other opponents of Austria in group B.

See also:
Thomas (PEC) and Williams (RKC) with New Zealand to the Confederations Cup

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