Coach and Captain of Australia National Soccer Team & Their Strategy For FIFA World CUP 2018

Jack Ol
Mon Apr,2018
Coach and Captain of Australia National Soccer Team & Their Strategy For FIFA World CUP 2018 Soccer

Nicknamed as Socceroos, Australia National Team represents Australia in the international competitions. Australia has been representing in World Cup regularly since 2006 editions and is the fifth time. Their best ever performance in the World Cup is Round of 16 in 2006. 

Coach: Bert van Marwijk

The former Dutch footballer Bert van Marwijk is the current head coach of Australia National Team. During his professional career, he played for several clubs like Go Ahead Eagles, AZ, MVV, Fortuna Sittard but was a part of the Dutch team on only one occasion.

CAPTION: Australian Coach Bert van Marwijk SOURCE: FOx Sports

Previously, he has worked as the manager of several clubs and nations. He has managed the Netherlands from 2008 to 2012 and able to take Saudi Arabia to the FIFA World Cup 2018 after 12 years.

Captain: Mile Jedinak

Mile Jedinak currently plays as a defensive midfielder for Aston Villa. Aged 33, Jedinak has been representing Australia since 2008 and was handed the captaincy in 2014 ahead of the World Cup. He is also one of the most experienced players in the team, having represented the national team on 75 occasions scoring 18 goals.

CAPTION: Australia football team captain Mile Jedinak SOURCE: FourFourTwo

FIFA World Cup 2018

Australia is placed in the Group C along with France, Denmark, and Peru. France is the strongest team in the Group with star players. Australia has a golden chance to pass the group stage defeating Denmark and Peru.

CAPTION: Australia National Soccer Team SOURCE:

Tim Cahill, one of the best Australian football player ever, is already aged 38 so, the team seems not to be fully dependent on the veteran striker. The team has several other match-changing players and for that, the coach has to wisely pick the team with suitable substitutes.