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Veteran Cahill leads Australia's provisional World Cup squad

IANS  |  Sydney 

Veteran will lead Australia's 26-man provisional squad for the World Cup, announced on Tuesday.

Cahill, a 38-year-old who currently plays for Millwall F.C. in England, is the top scorer of with 50 goals in 105 matches, reports

The pre-tournament squad will begin its training on May 19 in Antalya, Turkey, and play friendlies against the on June 1 in St. Polten, and on June 9 in

The 26 players were chosen from a 32-member preliminary squad. will announce on June 3 the final list of 23 players who will play in the 2018 World Cup in

"Overall, I believe we have named a strong and ambitious squad for our training camp in and friendly against in Austria," van Marwijk said in a statement.

will face European powerhouse on June 16 in Kazan, the first match in Group C, which also includes and

The squad: Daniel Arzani, Aziz Behich, Joshua Brilliante, Tim Cahill, Milos Degenek, Jackson Irvine, Mile Jedinak, Brad Jones, Tomi Juric, Matthew Jurman, Fran Karacic, Robbie Kruse, Mathew Leckie, Massimo Luongo, James Meredith, Mark Milligan, Aaron Mooy, Andrew Nabbout, Dimitri Petratos, Josh Risdon, Tom Rogic, Nikita Rukavytsya, Mathew Ryan, Trent Sainsbury, James Troisi,



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 15:18 IST