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New Socceroos coach van Marwijk aims for World Cup second round

Sydney (AFP) – New Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk said on Thursday he has set his sights on taking Australia beyond the group stages of the World Cup, but warned it “will not be easy”. The Dutchman was appointed last week after the sudden departure of Ange Postecoglou in November, with Football Federation Australia (FFA) citing his prior experience, including taking the Netherlands to the 2010 World Cup final, as a key deciding factor.
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