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World Cup Squad Announcement

WC2018Today the Australian Table Football Association announced the players who will represent Australia at the upcoming FISTF World Cup to be held in Gibraltar from September 1-2, 2018.

5 Australians will compete across three Individual Categories on Saturday the 1st with two players (Robert Green and Fabrizio Coco) possessing previous World Cup Experience.

On Sunday the 2nd Australia will compete in the teams event for the first time since the 1994 World Cup with Robert Green captaining the team.

Robert Green in Action at the 2014 World Cup

Robert Green in Action at the 2014 World Cup

Preparations for the tournament are well underway with the players training hard in their respective states in the lead-up to the to tournament. The team will assemble in Gibraltar in the days prior to the tournament and will play an International Friendly against the USA to complete preparations on Thursday August 30.

The ATFA would like to wish all the players the very best of luck for the tournament and we look forward to updating you all with the teams progress as they prepare for and compete in the tournament.

Team Australia at the 2018 FISTF World Cup:

Individual Categories:

U19:
Benji Batten (Melbourne TFC)

OPEN:
Fabrizio Coco (Sydney TFC)
Paul Mercer (Northern Phoenix TFC)

VETERANS:
Robert Green (Northern Falcons TFC)
Hugh Best (Subbuteo Perth)

Teams Category:
OPEN TEAM:
Benji Batten, Fabrizio Coco, Paul Mercer, Robert Green (C), Hugh Best

Team Officials:

Steve Dettre (Northern Falcons TFC)
Vincenzo Coco (Sydney TFC)

Australia At The 2017 World Cup

IMG_3724Best wishes go to our two representatives at this year’s World Cup in Paris, being held this weekend (Sept 2-3). Rob Green will be competing in the Veterans tournament and Daniele Lombard will be competing in the Opens tournament.

To keep up to date with all the results and proceedings, as they happen, go to the official FISTF World Cup site by clicking here.

Media Release – Australians at the FISTF World Cup

MEDIA RELEASE – SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

by Steve Dettre – ATFA Vice President

The Socceroos will not be the only ones in action this weekend in Belgium, with two Australians competing in the Table Football World Cup in the Belgian town of Rochefort.

Peter Thomas from Canberra, and Robert Green from Sydney, will compete in the Open and Veteran categories at the 18th Federation of International Sports Table Football (FISTF) World Cup. Continue reading