After just one game the new Matildas era has begun in promising fashion – calmly, with work ethic and quiet leadership
With fifteen minutes to play against New Zealand on Thursday night, and players coming off mixed preparations in warm conditions in Sydney, the Matildas began to feel the bite of the first week’s induction under new coach, Ante Milicic.
Steph Catley, with the armband after Sam Kerr was substituted around the hour mark, approached the Australian bench for a water bottle during a short break in play – and before support staff, physios or anyone could respond, who was first to answer her request? The woman Milicic has entrusted to lead his team, Kerr.
Source: Football News
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