Mauk on target for Young Socceroos


Melbourne City FC midfielder Stefan Mauk found the net in the Young Socceroos 4-1 win over Bermuda.

The Young Socceroos have beaten Bermuda 4-1 in a friendly match in California on Monday afternoon.

Adelaide United striker Awer Mabil scored twice for Paul Okon’s side, while Marc Marino and Melbourne City’s FC Stefan Mauk found the target.

The game was the first in a round-robin tournament called the 2014 NTC Invitational, also featuring USA and Chile, based at the US national training centre.

For Australia, the matches are important components of the Young Socceroos’ preparations for the AFC U-19 Championship in Myanmar in October this year, which also double as the qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand which will be held in July 2015.

Australia’s game against the US on July 18 (7pm local time) will be streamed on US Soccer’s website.

The remaining fixtures are:

July 16 AUS v CHI 1 p.m. Mooch Myernick Field

USA v BER 4 p.m. Mooch Myernick Field

July 18 BER v CHI 4 p.m. StubHub Centre

USA v AUS 7 p.m. StubHub Center