Today 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.
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:
Benji Batten (Melbourne TFC)
Fabrizio Coco (Sydney TFC)
Paul Mercer (Northern Phoenix TFC)
Robert Green (Northern Falcons TFC)
Hugh Best (Subbuteo Perth)
Benji Batten, Fabrizio Coco, Paul Mercer, Robert Green (C), Hugh Best
Steve Dettre (Northern Falcons TFC)
Vincenzo Coco (Sydney TFC)