Meet Australia’s world ranked football team, the Poweroos
They are Australia’s national sporting heroes most of us are yet to hear about.
- Powerchair football’s 2022 World Cup was officially launched in Sydney on Thursday
- Australia are ranked fourth in the world behind France, the US and England ahead of the World Cup that will take place in October next year
- Poweroos’ Abdullah Karim has been dubbed the world’s most valuable player despite Australia’s world standing
The Poweroos play football in electric chairs, operated by any means they can — some with hands, some with toes, some with chins, others with tubes and wires that connect to facial muscles — the only muscles they have that work.
They challenge themselves against opposing teams and, in the process, challenge any…