Australia national beach soccer team

Nickname(s) Beach Socceroos
Association Football Federation Australia
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation AFF (South-East Asia)
Head coach Ayrton Andrioli
BSWW ranking 69
First colours
Second colours

The Australia national beach soccer team represents Australia in international men's beach soccer. The team is controlled by the governing body for association football in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006. The team's official nickname is the Beach Socceroos.

The team has represented Australia at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup tournaments on one occasion, in 2005.

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Nick Duduković
2 DF George Souris
3 MF Peter Crevani
4 DF Joel Snellenburg
5 MF Antonio Lastella
No. Position Player
6 MF Demetrios Bakis
7 FW Ricardo Da Silva
9 DF David Zdrilic
10 FW Michael Matricciani
11 FW Christopher El-Hayek
12 GK Thomas Hamilton

Competitive record

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Brazil 2005Group stage9th200228
Brazil 2006Did not qualify
Brazil 2007
France 2008
United Arab Emirates 2009
Italy 2011
Tahiti 2013
Portugal 2015
Bahamas 2017To be determined
Total1/80 Titles200228

AFC Beach Soccer Championship

AFC Beach Soccer Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
United Arab Emirates 2006Did not enter
United Arab Emirates 2007
United Arab Emirates 2008
United Arab Emirates 2009Group stage5th310278
Oman 2011Did not enter
Qatar 2013Third place play-off4th52121816
Qatar 2015Did not enter
United Arab Emirates 2017TBD
Total2/60 Titles83142524


Winners (0):
Appearances (1): 2005
Winners (0):
Fourth place (1): 2013
Appearances (3): 2009, 2013, 2017


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