New Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has retained veteran defender Lucas Neill as captain for the Socceroos match against Costa Rica on Tuesday.
Socceroos captain Lucas Neill has been appointed an ambassador for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima returned to the top of the J.League with a 1-1 draw against bottom side Oita Trinita, while Urawa Red Diamonds moved a point behind the top two with a 2-0 win over Shimizu S-Pulse.
J.League side Omiya Ardija have Australian defender Lucas Neill, with the 35-year-old set to start as soon as possible for fifth-placed team.
Australia captain Lucas Neill says the Socceroos have no thoughts of complacency despite needing only a home win against an already eliminated Iraq, who are missing several key players, to book passage to Brazil.
Goals and games to remember for Robbie Keane, Asamoah Gyan and Lucas Neill feature alongside matches to forget for Denmark and France in FIFA.com's latest stats review.