Franjic and North head to EAFF East Asian Cup

Brisbane Roar duo Jade North and Ivan Franjic have been selected in Holger Osieck’s 24-player Socceroos squad for the EAFF East Asian Cup tournament against Japan, China PR and Korea Republic.

Brisbane Roar duo Jade North and Ivan Franjic have been selected in Holger Osieck-s 24-player Socceroos squad for the EAFF East Asian Cup tournament against Japan, China PR and Korea Republic.

The Socceroos will arrive in Seoul on Wednesday evening and will play their first match of the EAFF East Asian Cup against the host nation, Korea Republic, on Saturday 20 July (kick-off 7:00pm local, 8:00pm AEST).

Their second match of the tournament will be against Japan on Thursday 25 July (kick-off 8:00pm local, 9:00pm AEST) and the final match will be against China PR on Sunday 28 July (kick-off 5:15pm local, 6:15pm AEST).

All matches from the EAFF East Asian Cup will be broadcast live and exclusive on Fox Sports.

Socceroos squad for EAFF East Asian Cup: Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk) (Newcastle Jets), Joshua BRILLANTE (Newcastle Jets), Nathan COE (gk) (Melbourne Victory), Robert CORNTHWAITE (Chunnam Dragons, Korea Republic), Mitchell DUKE (Central Coast Mariners), Ivan FRANJIC (Brisbane Roar), Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk) (Adelaide United), Craig GOODWIN (Newcastle Jets), Tomi JURIC (Western Sydney Wanderers), Josh KENNEDY (Nagoya Grampus, Japan), Matt McKay (Changchun Yatai FC, China PR), Ryan McGowan (Shandong Luneng Taishan FC, China PR), Mark MILLIGAN (Melbourne Victory), Aaron MOOY (Western Sydney Wanderers), Mitch NICHOLS (Melbourne Victory), Jade NORTH (Brisbane Roar), Connor PAIN (Melbourne Victory), Erik PAARTALU (Tianjin Teda, China PR), Trent SAINSBURY (Central Coast Mariners), Adam TAGGART (Newcastle Jets), Archie THOMPSON (Melbourne Victory), Michael THWAITE (Perth Glory), Dario VIDOSIC (Adelaide United), Ruben ZADKOVICH (Newcastle Jets)