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Kewell urges Australia to find high-profile coach

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SYDNEY, Oct 27 (Reuters) Harry Kewell has urged Australian soccer bosses to continue their search for a high-profile coach to lead the team to the 2010 World Cup.

Graham Arnold was given the job on a temporary basis after assisting Dutchman Guus Hiddink in taking the Socceroos into the last 16 of this year's World Cup in Germany, where they were beaten by eventual champions Italy.

The Football Federation of Australia's (FFA) initial search for a high-profile replacement for Hiddink failed to bear fruit but Kewell urged them to continue looking.

''I think you need a leader in any team...and we need that for the Australian team,'' the injured Liverpool forward told the Sydney Morning Herald.

''I thought (Hiddink) was one of the best managers I've ever worked for, and I think if we can get someone even half as good as him, we'll go a long way.'' Kewell, back in Australia recovering from surgery, has not played for the Socceroos since the World Cup and will miss next month's friendly against Ghana in London, but is hoping to play at next year's Asian Cup.

The Asian Cup is Australia's next major assignment after they booked their place in next year's finals in south-east Asia.

Australia will be among the favourites to win the tournament after ditching the Oceania Confederation to join Asia in search of more meaningful games.

REUTERS PM VV0853

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