Australia 2008 Olympic Football Squad

Australia’s Olympic Football squad for Beijing 2008:

Graham Arnold, 45

Adam Federici (23) (Reading, England)
Tando Velaphi (21) (Perth Glory)

Adrian Leijer (22) (Fulham, England)
Trent McClenahan (23) (unattached)
Mark Milligan (23) (unattached)
Jade North (26) (Newcastle Jets)
Mathew Spiranovic (20) (FC Nurnberg, Germany)
Nikolai Topor-Stanley (23) (Perth Glory)
Ruben Zadkovich (23) (Derby County, England)

David Carney (24) (Sheffield United, England)
Billy Celeski (22) (Melbourne Victory)
Neil Kilkenny (23) (Leeds United, England)
Stuart Musialik (23) (Sydney FC)
Kristian Sarkies (21) (Adelaide United)
James Troisi (20) (unattached)

Mark Bridge (22) (Sydney FC)
Nikita Rukavytsya (21) (Perth Glory)
Archie Thompson (29) (Melbourne Victory)

Australia are in Group A alongside Argentina, Ivory Coast and Serbia, making for a tough Olympic campaign. With Argentina expected to go through to the knockout stages and Australia with very little experience / quality in their squad, it seems that this team might just make up the numbers in Beijing as opposed to making waves.

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