Socceroos Podcast | Episode 2: Thomas Deng

It’s that time of the week again and we have another insightful Socceroos podcast for you!

In episode two, Thomas Deng joins us from Japan to discuss how he’s coping over in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic which is sweeping the world.

The Urara Reds defender chats about his joy at captaining Australia’s U-23 side to Olympic qualification and his hope to be able to lead the squad in Tokyo in 2021.

The ex-Melbourne Victory star also discusses his journey from Kenya to Australia, how he first met Awer Mabil and their incredible Socceroos debut together.

Deng also reflects on his eye-opening experience at PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands, the best players he’s played with and against as well as his goals for the future.

And we also get an insight into what he’s like off the pitch in his Quickfire Q and A and a bit of what life is like for him in Japan.

Listen to the second Socceroos podcast with U-23's captain Thomas Deng in the player below!

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