Australians over ‘inferiority complex’


SYDNEY: Australia’s Socceroos have finally booted their “inferiority complex” into touch after winning a first Asian Cup, coach Ange Postecoglou said as he unveiled a bold blueprint for the future. Australian football awoke to a new dawn—and a few hangovers—the morning after Saturday’s nail-biting 2-1 victory over South Korea in the final in Sydney. Australia did it the hard way against a Korean side desperate to end an Asian Cup title drought stretching back to 1960, substitute James Troisi smashing home a dramatic extra-time winner to trigger pandemonium among a crowd of 76,000 at Stadium Australia.



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