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Matildas have eyes on title
« on: May 27, 2008, 10:59:23 PM »
AN INJURED and depleted Australia women's soccer team is raring to take on Taiwan in the opening of the AFC Asian Cup in Ho Chi Minh City tomorrow.

Matildas goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri says the team has the ability to be crowned Asian champion, despite big squad changes.

Ella Mastrantonio, 16, and Jenna Tristram, 21, are late replacements for veterans Sarah Walsh and Joanne Burgess. Walsh has a fractured leg and Burgess withdrew from the squad for family reasons.

"Our recent strong performances against the US and Canada give us confidence, despite all the changes in the squad," Barbieri said.,21985,23769905-2883,00.html