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Ange Postecoglou helped Winning 2015 AFC Asian Cup

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Ange Postecoglou secured lifting the 2015 AFC Asian Cup with Australia after claiming a 2-1 victory over Korea Republic on January 31. Winning this title is a major achievement for the Australian national squad as they had never managed on doing it in the history of the team.

It was less than 4 months since Postecoglou guided the Australian side to success as they won the Asian Cup but the 49 year old Greek has already outlined what he is planning to do in the upcoming few years with the nation as Postecoglou wants to qualify for the next World Cup in 2018 with his team.

“I am really keen to qualify for the next World Cup that is a huge ambition. But, I am also keen to get to the next one and getting among them and causing a few surprises there. I love coaching and it has worked out pretty well for me, but things can change in six months. At the moment I am happy and can’t complain.” Australia’s head coach, AngePostecoglou said.

On March 25 and 30, Australia will be locking horns with Germany and Macedonia respectively on friendly matches that can help give Postecoglou a better idea on what his squad is lacking and what they can do to improve.

Postecoglou’s squad will be facing off with the team that was crowned as the best in the world and even though Germany are the favorites on winning the upcoming friendly match, Postecoglou is eager on playing with some of the toughest teams and players.

"We accepted this game in the middle of last year when things weren't going well because we always want to measure ourselves against the best and that's what we'll do. We're looking forward to the game, we're all excited about it and we'll go there and take the game to them and see where we measure up. That's served us really well in previous friendlies and we'll do that in this game."Postecoglou added on.

One of the main objectives of Postecoglou is to be in charge of an Australian side that can make it past the group stages of the upcoming World Cup; this is something that they have not been able to do since 2006.