2018 has seen the year 13 St Patrick’s College student rise quickly through the ranks, making his Phoenix debut late in the season before becoming a regular in the Phoenix starting line up.
Cacace is now part of a 23 player squad named by All Whites coach Fritz Schmid, scheduled to play hosts India, Chinese Taipei, and Kenya.
Their tournament opener is against Kenya next Saturday [2.30am Sunday NZ time].
The Island Bay United community congratulates Liberato and his family on his selection and wishes him well for a successful debut.
All Whites squad for Intercontinental Cup
Goalkeepers: Max Crocombe, Nik Tzanev, Michael Woud
Defenders: Nikko Boxall, Sam Brotherton, Liberato Cacace, Tom Doyle, Justin Gulley, Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi, Dane Ingham, Adam Mitchell
Midfielders: Henry Cameron, Andre de Jong, Moses Dyer, Cam Howieson, Clayton Lewis, Tim Payne, Matt Ridenton, Alex Rufer, Sarpreet Singh
Forwards: Myer Bevan, Noah Billingsley, Jai Ingham