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Australia confirm October friendly against Kuwait

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Australia will face Kuwait next month in a friendly that marks the start of Graham Arnold's second tenure in charge of the Socceroos.

The low-key game on October 15 will come after a training camp in Dubai during the international window, designed to help Australia prepare for January's Asian Cup.

"Next month's camp in the U.A.E., which will conclude with our friendly against Kuwait, will provide us with the chance to develop our play further and put our new style into a game situation," Arnold...

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