Valuable both as an attacking midfield/striker and later in defence, Anissa Tann from New South Wales began her international career when she toured China in 1988. A dogged player, with great positioning she also captained Australia on several occasions including the 1991 tour to New Zealand. Tann was a stalwart of the Australian side in the lead up to the 1995 and 1999 World Cups. She took part in both 1995 and 1999 World Cups, and in all three games at the Sydney Olympics of 2000. In all she made a massive 123 appearances for Australia (including 102 A internationals) between 1988 and 2002, scoring eight goals.