Lucas Neill gets Asian Cup honour

August 27, 2013
By Adrian Warren
Socceroo leader Lucas Neill has been appointed Captain Ambassador for the Asian Cup football tournament in Australia in 2015.

Neill's appointment comes 500 days out from the start of the 16-team tournament, which will runs from January 9-31 in 2015, with Australia playing in the opening game of the three-week event in Melbourne.

"I feel very proud and deeply honoured," Neill said from Japan, where he recently signed for Omiya.

"It's like wearing the captain's armband, ...

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