Ante Milicic has smashed Australia's underage male programs as "not serious" as the Olyroos ready themselves for a qualifying tilt at the 2020 Games in Tokyo.
The Matildas coach would know; he led both the under-23 and under-20 national sides last year at tournaments where Australia fell short of reaching qualifying goals.
"Our underage programs, they're not serious programs," he told AAP. "They're not designed for qualification. Simple as that.
"When I look at the preparation that we give our teams...