Eleven NSW players selected in Australian Under 13 Boys squad


Martin Lo, Connor O?Toole, Bai Antoniou, Nathan Bertolissio, Anthony Kalik, Lachlan Wales, Adam Berry, Anthony Krkovski, Steve Kuzmanovski, Liam Rose and Matthew Stewart were all selected in the  22-man squad.
Juric initially identified the players at the 2010 FFA National Junior Championships for Boys and made his final selection at a training camp which was recently held in Canberra.
Juric was very happy with selection process and the calibre of all the players involved.
?The recent selection camp was very successful and allowed us to gauge the performance of the players within the system that we will use at the tournament,? said Juric.
?I?m very happy with the final group of players that we have selected with all possessing a high level of technical ability.
?Having been to the tournament last year, it will be much tougher this time due to us taking a younger team, but this is something that will be prepared for and above all it will be a great learning experience for the boys,? concluded Juric. 
FFA National Technical Director Han Berger was also pleased with the standard of the players selected.
?Again we have a good group of talented players that will represent Australia in Asia,? said Berger.
?But as with anything in relation to football development, there is always room for improvement.
?Later this year we will launch a new free skills acquisition program around the country using highly trained coaches that will help raise the technical ability of players leading into this National Team age group, which is an important step in the Talented Player Pathway..
?Another issue that we will be addressing in conjunction with the implementation of the skills acquisition program is that we feel there are a large number of talented players who we have not identified because they are currently outside the system.
?It is important that all players have the opportunity to have their talents identified for potential future selection in national teams such as this one,? concluded Berger
The Qantas Australian Under 13 Boys National Team will depart Australia on the 29th May and will learn there opponents shortly before their opening match on the 2nd June.
Qantas Australian Under 13 Boys Football Team
Bai Antoniou (West Sydney Berries) NSW ? Metropolitan 1
Adam Berry (Blacktown City FC) NSW ? Metropolitan 2
Nathan Bertolissio (West Sydney Berries) NSW ? Metropolitan 1
Antonee Burke ? Gilroy (Newcastle Football) Northern NSW
Daniel DeSilva ? (Stirling Lions) Western Australia
Anthony Duzel ? (Melbourne Knights) Victoria ? Metropolitan
Milan Egic ? (Gold Coast Football) Queensland
Scott Halliday ? (Football Brisbane) Queensland
Anthony Kalik ? (Manly United FC) NSW ? Metropolitan 2
Anthony Krkovski ? (Sutherland FC) NSW ? Metropolitan 1
Steve Kuzmanovski ? (Sydney Olympic) – NSW ? Metropolitan 2
Martin Lo ? (Project 22)  NSW ? Metropolitan 1
Austin Ludwik ? (Gold Coast Football) Queensland
Ross Millard ? (ECU Joondalup)  Western Australia
Connor O?Toole ? (Project 22) NSW ? Metropolitan 2
Jordan Pokler ? (Perth City) Western Australia
Liam Rose ? (Sydney United FC) – NSW ? Metropolitan 1
Lucas Spinella – (Bulleen) Victoria ? Metropolitan
Matthew Stewart ? (Marconi Stallions FC) NSW ? Metropolitan 2
Jacob Tarasenko ? (Broadmeadow) Northern NSW
Lachlan Wales ? (Manly United FC) NSW ? Metropolitan 2
Thomas Waller ? (Macquarie) Northern NSW