Maria Jose Rojas and the Chilean national team will play friendlies in Empoli and Barcelona on January 18th and 22nd respectively.

Refiloe Jane will link up with Banyana Banyana and will be joined by United teammate Rhoda Mulaudzi, whose excellent season in green has now been rewarded with a return to the national team setup.

The impact of the international window will see likely see Canberra without three of their key players for the Round 12 Seiffert Oval match against Melbourne Victory.

Garriock's side currently sits in seventh position. All remaining points are critical for Canberra in their quest to reach the finals and they also have a bye in Round 14.