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Australia confirms Sam Kerr to miss Paris Olympics

Australia have confirmed captain Sam Kerr will miss the women’s Olympic football at the Paris Games while recovering from a serious knee injury.

The Chelsea striker suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury at a training camp in Morocco in January and her participation in Paris was highly doubtful.

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Football Australia (FA) ended the speculation on Tuesday in a squad announcement for Australia’s two-match home series against China which starts in Adelaide on May 31.

“Attacker Amy Sayer (ACL) and forward Sam Kerr (ACL) remain on the sidelines with long term injuries,” FA said.

“Kerr and Sayer will continue their rehabilitation programmes in their home club environments…

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