Western United midfielder set to play at FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil

Western United’s Luke Duzel has been selected to represent Australia at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Duzel features in a squad of 21 players picked by Head Coach Trevor Morgan.

The midfielder crossed from Melbourne City last month, joining United as a scholarship player for the 2019/20 season.

Luke Duzel
Western United midfielder Luke Duzel

Duzel will depart Australia on October 7 and will spend 12 days at a training camp in Santiago, Chile.

The Joeys will then fly to Brazil before their opening match against Ecuador on October 26.

It’s the 13th time Australia will participate in the tournament and will take on Ecuador, Hungary and Nigeria in Group B.

Australia U-17 Men’s National Football Team (‘Joeys’) 21-Player Squad | FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019

Name

Club, Country

Idrus ABDULAHI

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Ali AUGLAH

Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia

Nicholas BILOKAPIC (Gk)

Sydney United, Australia

Noah BOTIC

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Germany

Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS

Brisbane Roar FC, Australia

Yaya DUKULY

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Luke DUZEL

Western United, Australia

Tristan HAMMOND

Sporting Lisbon, Portugal

Oliver KALAC (Gk)

Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia

Birkan KIRDAR

Melbourne Victory, Australia

Luis LAWRIE-LATTANZIO

Uncontracted

Anton MLINARIC

Sydney FC, Australia

Trent OSTLER

Perth Glory, Australia

Adam PAVLESIC (Gk)

Sydney FC, Australia

Cameron PEUPION

Sydney FC, Australia

Izaack POWELL

Brisbane Roar FC, Australia

Joshua RAWLINS

Perth Glory, Australia

Michael RUHS

Sydney United, Australia

Ryan TEAGUE (C)

Sydney FC, Australia

Daniel WALSH

Perth Glory, Australia

Caleb WATTS

Southampton FC, England


Australia U-17 Men’s National Football Team (‘Joeys’) | Match Schedule | FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 

Ecuador v Australia

Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019
Venue: Estadio Olimpico, Goiania, Brazil
Kick-off: 8.00pm (local) – 10.00am (AEDT) Sunday, 27 October 2019
Broadcast: Live in Australia via SBS and theworldgame.sbs.com.au

Australia v Hungary
Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Venue: Estadio Olimpico, Goiania, Brazil
Kick-off: 8.00pm (local) – 10.00am (AEDT) Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Broadcast: Live in Australia via SBS and theworldgame.sbs.com.au

Australia v Nigeria 
Date: Friday, 1 November 2019
Venue: Estadio Bezerrao, Brasilia (Gama), Brazil
Kick-off: 5.00pm (local) – 7.00am (AEDT) Saturday, 2 November 2019
Broadcast: Live in Australia via SBS and theworldgame.sbs.com.au