Five Sky Blues named in Young Matildas

Five on Ante Juric’s team have been included in the latest squad for the Australian U20’s Women’s squad, also known as the Young Matildas.

Indiana Dos Santos, Jynaya Dos Santos, Tahlia Franco, Shay Hollman and Zara Kruger were all named in Leah Blayney’s 24 player squad for the two match international series against China.

All five girls will depart during the international break which falls after this Sunday’s match against Melbourne City at Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. The Young Matildas will take on China in a two match series

Sydney FC are the most represented club out of the 24 player squad which is great to see that the next generation of talent is getting a go at the Sky Blues.

The girls will return in time for their trip up North to face Newcastle Jets on the 10th of December.

Match Details

China v Young Matildas
Date: Sunday, 3 December 2023
Kick-off: TBC
Venue: Auxiliary Field of Xiamen Egret Stadium, Xiamen

China v Young Matildas
Date: Wednesday, 6 December 2023
Kick-off: TBC
Venue: Auxiliary Field of Xiamen Egret Stadium, Xiamen

First NameSurnamePositionClub/Member Federation
AlexiaAPOSTOLAKISDefenderWestern Sydney Wanderers FC / Football NSW
MillyBOUGHTONForwardTottenham Hotspurs FC / Football NSW 
GeorgiaCASSIDYMidfielderPerth Glory FC / Football West
ClaudiaCICCOForwardNewcastle Jets FC / Football NSW
IndianaDOS SANTOSMidfielderSydney FC / Football NSW
JynayaDOS SANTOSForwardSydney FC / Football NSW
TahliaFRANCOGoalkeeperSydney FC / Football NSW
DanielaGALICMidfielderMelbourne City FC / Football NSW
LaraGOOCHForwardNewcastle Jets FC / Northern NSW Football
SashaGROVEForwardCanberra United FC / Capital Football
MilanHAMMONDForwardNewcastle Jets FC / Northern NSW Football
ShayHOLLMANMidfielderSydney FC / Football NSW
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ZoeKARIPIDISDefenderNewcastle Jets FC / Northern NSW Football
ZaraKRUGERMidfielderSydney FC / Football Queensland
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