The Australian women's national under-20 football team represents Australia in international women's under-20 football.
The team is controlled by the governing body for football in Australia, Football Australia (FA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.
The team's official nickname is the Young Matildas.
Hunter: “We're just going to put our best foot forward and that's by being confident."
After 5,832 days since Australia's last match at a FIFA U20 Women's World Cup, it was a triumphant return for the Young Matildas on the global stage. In front of a parochial home Costa Rican crowd, the Young Matildas overcame the tournament hosts 3-1 in their opening match wi
Young Matildas: "One big family with one big dream."
The Young Matildas got their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup campaign off to a flyer, coming from behind to defeat Costa Rica 3-1. After conceding a free kick scored by Costa Rican captain Alexandra Pinell Gonzales – a strike that may well end up goal of the tournament - the
Young Matildas start FIFA U20 Women's World Cup campaign with a win over Costa Rican hosts
The Young Matildas have got off to the perfect start in Costa Rica, defeating the host nation 3-1 in their opening FIFA U20 Women's World Cup encounter. While the scoreline suggests a relatively comfortable Australian win, Leah Blayney and her side had to work exceptiona
How to watch: Australia at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
With Australia set to open their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup campaign in Costa Rica on Thursday, here's how Australian and overseas fans can follow the action. Australia will open their tournament against hosts Costa Rica at the Estadio Nacional, San José on Thursday, 11 Augu
Ultimate Guide: FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
With the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup kicking off in Costa Rica in just under a week, let's breakdown the background of the tournament, the squad and our opponents. The squad has been finalised following the completion of the CommBank Young Matildas pre-tournament training cam