Duke steps up for Socceroos

July 22, 2013
By Angela Habashy
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck may not be happy about Josh Kennedy missing the East Asian Cup but for Mitchell Duke the striker's absence represents a huge opportunity.

The Central Coast Mariners player made his international debut against South Korea on Saturday playing at the point of attack.

But had Kennedy's Japanese club Nagoya Grampus released him for the four-team tournament, it's likely Duke may not have made the cut for the final 23-man squad.

Or if he had, ...

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