New Zealand’s promising Callan Elliot scores first A-League goal

Callan Elliot is proving his quality this season, as he turned into a regular start of the Wellington Phoenix; he scored the first goal for his team in their 2-1 win against Newcastle Jets, showcasing his attacking prowess and ability to contribute to the team’s success. This was his debut goal in the A-League. He was part of the New Zealand squad for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where he was started in the team campaign that ended after a defeat to Colombia in the round of 16 after penalty shootout. Elliot was also in the OlyWhites impressive campaign to the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympics.

Elliot is yet to make his debut for the senior New Zealand national team, but he has been catching the attention of clubs in Scotland, where he was born. However, he has chosen to represent New Zealand internationally, and his commitment to the team has not gone unnoticed.

Callan Elliot in action against the Jets

Elliot’s journey to becoming a regular starter for Wellington Phoenix has been marked by hard work and determination. After a stint in Greek football, he returned to the club with more experience and made his way int toe the starting team. His performances this season have been impressive, and he has shown that he has the potential to go on to even greater success in the future.

As a full-back, Elliot is known for his versatility and his ability to contribute both defensively and offensively. He is equally comfortable defending against opposition attackers as he is getting forward and creating chances for his team. His technical ability and vision on the ball make him a key player for Wellington Phoenix, and he is sure to play a major role in the team’s future success.


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