Reds name Preliminary ACL squad

Adelaide United FC has submitted its preliminary squad for the upcoming 2012 AFC Champions League.

Adelaide United FC has submitted its preliminary squad for the upcoming 2012 AFC Champions League.

In complying with AFC regulations, the club-s football department has provided a 27-player squad ahead of today-s deadline, which includes six members of the Reds- Youth squad - Teeboy Kamara, Evan Kostopoulos, Alan Welsh, Jon Mavromatis, Jordan Elsey and Liam Wooding.

For the competition, each club must enlist a minimum of 18 and maximum of 30 players, which can comprise up to three foreigners.

While the club has submitted a preliminary squad, it is not the final list and is subject to change, as clubs can alter their AFC Champions League playing roster up to seven days prior to the their first game of the competition.

The Reds will open their 2012 AFC Champions League campaign on March 6 against Bunyodkor in Uzbekistan.

Adelaide United FC - Preliminary 2012 AFC Champions League Squad 1.Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk), 2.Osama MALIK, 3.Nigel BOOGAARD, 4.Jon McKAIN, 5.Daniel MULLEN, 6.CASSIO, 7.Zenon CARAVELLA, 9.Sergio VAN DIJK, 10.Dario VIDOSIC, 11.Bruce DJITE, 12.Antony GOLEC, 13.Ricardo DA SILVA, 14.Cameron WATSON, 15.Jacob MELLING, 16.Spase DILEVSKI, 17.Iain RAMSAY, 18.Fabian BARBIERO, 20.Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk), 21.Francisco USUCAR, 22.Milan SUSAK, 23.Evan KOSTOPOULOS, 24.Teeboy KAMARA, 25.Alan WELSH, 26.Jonathan MAVROMATIS, 27.Jordan ELSEY, 28.Liam WOODING, 30.Paul IZZO (gk)