Basger selected in World Cup squad

Jarrod Basger has been selected in Australia’s 14-man squad for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup in Columbia.

Basger, who played for the Maccabi Futsal Club in Sydney before he moved to England recently, was a part of Australia last World Cup team in 2012.

In that tournament Australia lost to Italy and Mexico, but defeated Argentina in Thailand. The team finished third in its group but didn’t progress to the knockout stage.

Basgeralso helped the Futsalroos win the Trans-Tasman Cup against New Zealand and the Commonwealth Cup against Malaysia last year.

Basger has represented Maccabi on the world stage as well.

Read the story by Joshua Levi in the Australian Jewish News.