Australian Socceroos rising in Asia and win the Asian CupMd Noman Siddique (Author) Published Date : Jan 31, 2015 23:11 IST
In the football history the Australian team Australia have found so much Olympic glory, the Socceroos have struck gold of their own. Bu in the last night the Australian Substitute James Troisi became the hero and the toast of a nation, smash home what proved to be the winner as the Socceroos outlasted South Korea in extra time to win 2-1 in front of 76,385 mostly ecstatic fans at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. James Troisi s extra time strike proved the difference as the home side delivered a performance a whole nation can be proud of. This is their great achievement, because they are the organizer of the ICC cricket World Cup. They believe this will inspire them a lot.
In a statement the team AUSTRALIA overcame the devastation of a last-minute equalizer to produce a stunning performance in winning the Asian Cup final on a landmark night for Australian soccer and sport in general. Following the dramatic defeat of South Korea, Socceroos midfielder Tim Cahill who is the all-time top scorer for the Australian national soccer team Celebrated the historic moment with a series of photos posted to social media.
In the heart biting and exciting match Watched by a 76,385-strong crowd, Australia's 2-1 defeat of two-time champion South Korea in extra time at Sydney's Olympic stadium was the country's first Asian Cup title since moving to the Asian zone from Oceania in 2006.
In a statement Four years ago, the team was beaten 1-0 in the final by Japan. Furthermore, 14 months ago, when Postecoglou took charge, the Socceroos were at their lowest ebb, following successive 6-0 losses, to Brazil and France. But in the current year Ange Postecoglou has full confidence in his team.
In the controversial tournament though, was well supported by the general Australian public, with over 640,000 people attending the 32 games in five cities Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle a 50 percent increase on attendances at the previous edition in Qatar in 2011.AUSTRALIA has been crowned the champion of Asia after a thrilling 2-1 win against South Korea in tonight s Asian Cup final.
It has to be our biggest achievement, we won a trophy, former Socceroo John Aloisi said.The Asian Cup has certainly been an awesome ride for the Aussies and it will now be fascinating to see where they go from here. Postecoglou Australian former football (soccer) player and the head coach of the Australian national association football team. said. We came into this confederation knowing it would be a huge challenge, the Matildas won the (women's) Asian Cup (in 2010), and then the Wanderers in the Champions League and now we've won,
Australian Socceroos rising in Asia and win the Asian Cup