Emmanuel Tzanakes to play in Australian Futsalroos squad at AFF Futsal Championship

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Greek Australian young gun, Emmanuel Tzanakes, has departed Sydney with the Australian Futsalroos squad ahead of the 17th AFF Futsal Championship in Bangkok, Thailand this year.

Tzanakes is one of 14 players on the squad, including Dylan Niski, Mark Brackenrig, Daniel Fornito and Anthony Haddad, among many others.

Emmanuel Tzanakes

Having just turned 20 years old in March, Tzanakes is believed to be the youngest member of the Futsalroos.

According to a press release by Football NSW, Australia will play in Group B of the Championship at the Huamark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok between April 3 and 12.

In Group B, the green and gold will meet Vietnam, Myanmar, and Timor-Leste, with the top three nations at the competition earning the right to represent ASEAN at the AFC Futsal Championship in Kuwait later this year.

This is the sixth time the Futsalroos will appear at the AFF Futsal Championship. The Futsalroos finished as Runners Up in 2007, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Source: Football NSW.

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