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Olyroos AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024: Fixture, results, groups, Australia’s squad, Paris Olympics 2024 qualifying | Sporting News Australia

It’s going to be an important 2024 for the Olyroos – Australia’s under-23 men’s football team – with the AFC U23 Asian Cup and the Paris 2024 Olympics looming.

Can head coach Tony Vidmar continue Australia’s football momentum and steer the nation to a second consecutive Olympics and seventh overall?

The Sporting News has all the details on the Olyroos’ Asian Cup and Olympics campaigns.

How do the Olyroos qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics?

AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 will also represent Asia’s qualifiers for the Paris Olympics 2024 – which will be held July 26 to August 11.

The top three teams in the tournament will qualify directly for Paris.

This will be the two teams in the final and the winner of the third-place playoff.

The team that loses in the third-place playoff will go into a playoff against African nation Guinea for a place at the Olympics.

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Olyroos AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 schedule and results

Match Date (AEDT) Time (AEDT) Stadium Scorers
Australia 0-0 Jordan April 15, 2024 11:00pm Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium  
Australia vs Indonesia April 18, 2024 11:00pm Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium  
Australia vs Qatar April 22, 2024 1:30am Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium  

Olyroos AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 standings

Group A

Pos. Team Played Win Draw Loss GF GA GD Points
1. Qatar 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
2. Australia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
3. Jordan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
4. Indonesia 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0

Qualification

  • Top two teams will advance to the AFC U23 Asian Cup knockout stage
  • Top three teams in the tournament will qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics

Latest Olyroos squad – Qatar and Saudi Arabia (November 2023)

NAME

POSITION

CLUB

JUNIOR FOOTBALL CLUB

Raphael BORGES RODRIGUES

FW

Macarthur FC

Western Strikers SC (Football South Australia)

Noah BOTIC

FW

Western United FC

Hurstville ZFC (Football New South Wales)

Lachlan BROOK

FW

Western Sydney Wanderers FC

Gawler Eagles FC (Football South Australia)

Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS

DF

Sydney FC

Newmarket SFC (Football Queensland)

Louis D’ARRIGO

MF

Lechia Gdansk (Poland)

West Torrens Birkalla SC (Football South Australia)

Jacob FARRELL

DF

Central Coast Mariners FC

Wyoming FC (Football New South Wales)

Steven HALL (Gk)

GK

Adelaide United FC

Para Hills Knights SC (Football South Australia)

Jake HOLLMAN

MF

Macarthur FC

Seaforth FC (Football New South Wales)

Jacob ITALIANO

DF

Borussia Monchengladbach II (Germany)

Inglewood United FC (Football West)

Lucas MAURAGIS

DF

Newcastle Jets FC

Merimbula Grasshoppers FC (Football New South Wales)

Calem NIEUWENHOF

MF

Heart of Midlothian FC (Scotland)

Curl Curl FC (Football New South Wales)

Adam PAVLESIC (Gk)

GK

Sydney FC

Sydney United 58 FC (Football NSW)

Alexandar POPOVIC

DF

Adelaide United FC

Adelaide Comets FC (Football South Australia)

Adrian SEGECIC

MF

FC Dordrecht (Netherlands)

Lidcombe Waratah Junior SC (Football NSW)

Callum TALBOT

DF

Melbourne City FC

Gymea United FC (Football New South Wales)

Ryan TEAGUE

MF

Melbourne Victory

Maroubra United FC (Football New South Wales)

Marco TILIO

MF

Celtic FC (Scotland)

APIA Leichhardt FC & Sydney Olympic FC (Football NSW)

Mohamed TOURE

FW

Paris FC (France)

Croydon Kings FC (Football South Australia)

Kai TREWIN

DF

Brisbane Roar FC

Gungahlin United FC (Capital Football)

Nectarios TRIANTIS

DF

Sunderland AFC (England)

Canterbury Junior FC (Football New South Wales)

Nishan  VELUPILLAY

FW

Melbourne Victory FC

Endeavour United SC (Football Victoria)

Patrick YAZBEK

MF

Viking FK (Norway)

Austral Soccer Club (Football New South Wales)

TRAIN ON PLAYERS

Patrick BEACH (Gk)

GK

Melbourne City FC

Glenmore Park FC (Football NSW)

Jack WARSHAWSKY (Gk)

GK

Central Coast Mariners FC

Buderim Wanderers FC (Football Queensland)