Young gun sweats on se­lec­tion

Sunday Tasmanian - - Sport - DAVID DAVUTOVIC

TEENAGE debutant Daniel Arzani’s World Cup hopes re­main in the bal­ance af­ter a brief Soc­ceroos cameo, with Bert van Mar­wijk de­clin­ing to ex­pand when asked about the young gun.

Arzani, 19, is among a bun­dle of at­tack­ers who face a ner­vous wait as the 27-man squad is cut to the 23 — the fi­nal squad that will rep­re­sent the Soc­ceroos at Rus­sia 2018.

New­cas­tle Jets’ Dimi Pe­tratos, who came on just be­fore Arzani, and un­used subs James Troisi (Mel­bourne Vic­tory) and Is­rael-based Nikita Rukavyt­sya are the oth­ers in the fir­ing line with at least one, pos­si­bly two, of those set to be

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