‘Toughest challenge yet’: Tim Cahill says the Aussies have their work cut out for them in Honduras
Australia’s all-time leading goal scorer Tim Cahill says the Socceroos face one of their toughest challenges yet as they get ready to travel to Honduras for the next round of the World Cup qualifiers.
The star forward, still reeling from Wednesday’s unforgettable win over Syria, says it was a team effort.
Cahill scored two goals to clinch the dramatic win and rescued Australia’s hopes of qualifying for a fourth World Cup in Russia.
But he told Ross and John the Socceroos would have their work cut out for them.
“We found out yesterday about Hondorus, and the shock of America not qualifying, now it’s getting the logistics in place,” he said.
“(Honduras) are an exceptional team. They are very technical, physical, it’s a difficult part of the world to go to logistically.”
Cahill also reached a milestone he could only dream of – fifty goals for Australia.
“Every time you get the chance to put on a jersey – it’s an absolute privilege,” he said.
“I play like it’s my last ever game, I bring a lot of passion and determination and leadership to the team.”
In a nod to coach Ange Postecoglou, who yesterday announced he would step down in November as coach even if the team qualify for the World Cup, Cahill says the team has some notable achievements.
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