MASSIMO Luongo will kick-off his Asian Cup defence with Australia on Sunday when the Socceroos take on Jordan.
R’s midfielder Luongo is currently with Australia in the United Arab Emirates as he tries to win the tournament that named him MVP in 2015.
The Aussie’s face Jordan at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dubai on Sunday, 6th January - kick-off 11:00 am GMT.
Luongo could be set to be missing for QPR until the start of February depending on how far Australia progress.
Full Socceroos Schedule
25 December - Report for camp in Dubai
30 December - Friendly v Oman - UAE
6 January - Asia Cup v Jordan - Al Ain
11 January - Asia Cup v Palestine - Dubai
16 January - Asia Cup v Syria - Al Ain
20-22 January - Round of 16
24-25 January - Quarter-Finals
28-29 January - Semi-Finals
1 February - Final