18 Feb 2011

Phoenix skipper says playoff will show if Rojas has got what it takes

12:02 pm on 18 February 2011

The Wellington Phoenix will know by midnight whether their playoff dream is over with the loser of tonight's A-league football elimination final against Adelaide United in Australia knocked out of the competition.

Third placed Adelaide head into the match as firm favourite with the sixth place Phoenix away making unpleasant reading, but the Wellingtonians will take some confidence from their upset victory at the same venue two weeks ago.

Teenage star Marco Rojas assumes the the role of playmaker with the likes of Paul Ifill and Leo Bertos out through injury and captain Andrew Durante says the match against will be a good chance for the midfielder Phoenix teenage star to show whether he's got the what it takes to build a career overseas.