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Folami and Australia U23s Aiming for Final and Place at the Olympics
Wednesday, 22nd Jan 2020 06:33

Blues striker Ben Folami’s Australian U23s will be looking to reach the final of the AFC U23 Championship when they take on South Korea in this afternoon's semi-final in Rangsit, Thailand, and also a place at this summer’s Olympics.

Folami, 20, who has been capped three times at U23 level, has made one appearance in the competition so far, as an extra-time sub in the 1-0 quarter-final defeat of Syria on Saturday.

The competition doubles as qualification for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with the top three teams at the tournament claiming a place at the Games.

Saudi Arabia meet Uzbekistan in the other semi-final this morning with the final on Saturday.

The last Town player to feature at the Olympics was Tommy Smith who was in the New Zealand squad at London 2012.

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MaySixth added 09:13 - Jan 22
Good luck son.
Get back fit and maybe worth a loan to a League 2 club for the rest of the season - needs games!
I see Colchester failed to score last night

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