Auckland City FC's Adam McGeorge, Ian Hogg and Alex Feneridis have been named in the 18-man squad as have former Auckland Football age group representatives Timothy Payne, Tim Myers and Adam Thomas.
McGeorge and Hogg, who were also Auckland Football youth representatives, were also part of the All Whites squad in the recent OFC Nations Cup tournament.
Former Auckland Football age group representative, and current Wellington Phoenix player, Cameron Lindsay has been placed on standby.
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New Zealand men’s football team for London Olympics (current AFF-based players in bold):
Goalkeepers: 1-Jake GLEESON (GK) (Portland Timbers, USA) 18-Michael O'KEEFFE (GK) (Fairfield University, USA)
Defenders: 3-Ian HOGG (Auckland City) 4-Tim MYERS (Waitakere United) 5-Tommy SMITH (Ipswich Town, ENG) 6-Ryan NELSEN* (Captain, Queen’s Park Rangers, ENG) 12-Adam THOMAS (Waikato FC) 14-James MUSA (Team Wellington)
Midfielders 2-Tim PAYNE (Blackburn Rovers, ENG) 8-Michael McGLINCHEY* (Central Coast Mariners, AUS) 13-Alex FENERIDIS (Auckland City) 15-Cameron HOWIESON (Burnley, ENG) 17-Adam McGEORGE (Auckland City)
Forwards: 7-Kosta BARBAROUSES (Alania Vladikavkaz, RUS) 9-Shane SMELTZ* (Perth Glory, AUS) 10-Chris WOOD (West Bromwich Albion, ENG) 11-Marco ROJAS (Melbourne Victory, AUS) 16-Dakota LUCAS (Sunshine Coast, AUS)
Photo by Shane Wenzlick