Sun. Nov 27th, 2022

Kuol will be part of Newcastle United from Central Coast Mariners in January

Australia have chosen teenage ahead Garang Kuol, who will be part of Newcastle United in January, of their 26-man squad for the 2022 World Cup.

Kuol is but to start out a recreation for Central Coast Mariners within the A-League and has only one cap for Australia, in opposition to New Zealand in September.

“The child simply must be himself,” mentioned Australia coach Graham Arnold.

“Garang has proven how he can change a recreation. He has zero worry and he needs to entertain.”

West Bromwich Albion’s former Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic, central defender Trent Sainsbury, who performs for Qatari membership Al-Wakrah, and Nagoya Grampus keeper Mitch Langerak are notable omissions from Arnold’s squad.

“He [Sainsbury] hasn’t performed for a lot of weeks,” mentioned Arnold.

“Total, I’ve gone for gamers like Harry Souttar, Kye Rowles, who’ve performed exceptionally nicely and proceed to do nicely. Robust choices to make.”

There are seven Scottish Premiership-based gamers within the squad along with Edinburgh-born Jason Cummings, who was twice capped by Scotland.

Dundee United full-back Aziz Behich, Celtic midfielder Aaron Mooy, Hearts trio Nathaniel Atkinson, Cameron Devlin and Kye Rowles, Hibernian winger Martin Boyle and St Mirren midfielder Keanu Baccus may characteristic in Qatar.

Australia begin their World Cup marketing campaign in Group D in opposition to France on 22 November earlier than going through Tunisia 4 days later and Denmark on 30 November.

“It has been a novel and troublesome qualification marketing campaign and we now arrive in Qatar with an thrilling squad which can do every thing to make Australia proud on the world stage,” added Arnold.

“Now we have known as upon 68 gamers through the qualifying marketing campaign and each one in all them has performed a component in getting us right here.”

Australia squad

Goalkeepers: Mathew Ryan (FC Copenhagen), Andrew Redmayne (Sydney FC), Danny Vukovic (Central Coast Mariners)

Defenders: Aziz Behich (Dundee United), Milos Degenek (Columbus Crew), Thomas Deng (Aibirex Niigata), Joel King (Odense Boldklub), Nathaniel Atkinson (Hearts), Fran Karacic (Brescia), Harry Souttar (Stoke Metropolis), Kye Rowles (Hearts), Craig Goodwin (Adelaide United)

Midfielders: Aaron Mooy (Celtic), Jackson Irvine (St Pauli), Ajdin Hrustic (Hellas Verona), Bailey Wright (Sunderland), Cameron Devlin (Hearts), Riley McGree (Middlesbrough), Keanu Baccus (St Mirren)

Forwards: Awer Mabil (Cadiz), Mathew Leckie (Melbourne Metropolis), Martin Boyle (Hibernian), James Maclaren (Melbourne Metropolis), Jason Cummings (Central Coast Mariners), Mitchell Duke (Fagiano Okayama), Garang Kuol (Central Coast Mariners)

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