Four Victorians in final Junior Matildas squad

The players will depart for Malaysia on Sunday for the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers.

Lexi Anastassiou, Melina Ayres, Adriana Taranto and Melissa Taranto have all been named in the final squad heading to Melaka, Malaysia, for the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers.

The four girls impressed in the pre-tournament training camps and will fly out on Monday for the five-day tournament.

The Taranto twins have also impressed in this season's Sportsmart Women's Premier League for the NTC U17s, as well as the NTC challenge last month.

Ayres spent the 2014 winter season starring for Ashburton WSC, and earned her a spot in the initial training camp after an eye-catching NTC Challenge.

Meanwhile, Anastassiou is the youngest member of the squad, and the 14-year old showed her ability in the NTC U15 side throughout the year.

The Junior Matildas' first game is on October 4 against Vietnam.

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