The team will then embark on a European Tour with international friendly matches against the Netherlands (29th June), Dutch club side Ado Den Haag (2nd July) and world No.5 France (6th July).
The announcement of the Westfield Matildas…Continue
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The World Champions Nadeshiko Japan have planned international friendlies against New Zealand, England and Germany in June 2013.
Nadeshiko Japan are planning a expedition tour in June where they will play New Zealand, England and Germany.
Japan will meet New Zealand on 20th June 2013 at the Best Amenity Stadium in Kyushu, before the team leaves for Europe to play England on 26th…Continue
New Zealand ASB Women’s League final
Northern Football V Auckland Football (13:00,LOCAL TIME)
The ASB Women's League final kicks off at Fred Taylor Park at 1pm.
Northern won the title last year with a 3-0 win over WaiBOP courtesy of a brace of goals to Hannah Wilkinson and one to Rebecca Burrows. It was…
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The National Women's League was introduced in a genuine league format in 2002 and is played between representative teams from New Zealand Football seven member federations.
Traditionally, there is one team representing each of New Zealand's seven federations while an eighth team - sometimes based on national age-group squads for upcoming FIFA tournaments - is sometimes included.
Auckland Football Federation…Continue
The Football Ferns have given their Olympic preparations a massive boost by beating China 3-1 in Auckland today, their first win in 13 attempts against the Chinese.
After 12 previous losses stretching back to 1991, New Zealand never trailed at Centre Park taking a ninth minute lead through Hayley Moorwood, who played on after Li Jiayue seemingly handled Sarah Gregorius’ shot inside the area, and coolly slotted past Wang Fei.
Gregorius doubled the lead…Continue
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The Japan match, scheduled for July 11, will be played at the National Stadium, Tokyo, prior to Japan’s involvement in the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Japan currently have the upper hand over the Westfield Matildas following their 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final triumph over the USA and subsequent win over the Westfield Matildas in last September’s Olympic qualifiers in China.
However with recent results even between the two highly…Continue
New Zealand beat Samoa 12-0 on the final day of the OFC U-20 Women's Championship to qualify for their fourth consecutive FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
New Zealand, inspired by four goal skipper Rosie White, sealed qualification to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Japan with a 12-0 win over Samoa on the final day of the OFC U-20 Women’s Championships at Centre Park, Mangere today.
18-year old captain Rosie White smashed four…Continue
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New Zealand have qualified for this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World in style notching an 9-0 win over Papua New Guinea in Auckland to rubber-stamp their ticket to Azerbaijan.
Needing just to avoid defeat against second placed Papua New Guinea to win the OFC U-17 Women’s Championship, the Young Football Ferns shook aside complacency to notch a thoroughly convincing win over a Papua New Guinea side reduced to ten players after Talitha…Continue
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New Caledonia 1 – 10 New Zealand
Katie Rood 11' (New Zealand)
Hannah Wilkinson 12' 65' (New Zealand)
Rosie White 25' 39' (New Zealand)
Marie Heutro 28' (New Caledonia)
Kate Loye 38' 42' (New Zealand)
Katie Rood 54' (New Zealand)
Georgia Brown 68' 81' (New Zealand)
The Junior Football Ferns took a huge step on the path towards the FIFA U-20 World Cup Japan 2012 with a 10-1 win over New…Continue
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10/04/12 New Caledonia 5 - 1 Samoa
10/04/12 New Zealand 6 - 0 Papua New Guinea
12/04/12 New Caledonia 1 - 10 New Zealand
12/04/12 Papua New Guinea 1 - 1 Samoa…
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Defending champions New Zealand and Papua New Guinea have given themselves a head start in the OFC U-17 Women’s Championship with victories on the opening day at Centre Park in Auckland today.
Papua New Guinea raised the curtain on the tournament, the winner of which will qualify for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Azerbaijan 2012, with a hard-fought 1-0 win over 10-player New Caledonia Georgina KAIKAS 18' scoring the only goal of the…Continue
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OFC U-17 / U-20 Women's Championships
New Zealand will host the two tournaments in conjunction with each other from 9th to the 14th April at Centre Park in Mangere, Auckland.
The U-17 tournament New Zealand will be joined by the Cook Islands, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea to play-off for a spot at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup which takes place in Azerbaijan from…Continue
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USA beat New Zealand 2 – 1 in a international friendly soccer match in Frisco, Texas.
Hannah Wilkinson 49’ (New Zealand)
Alex Morgan 88’ 90+3’ (USA)
Christie Rampone Earns 250th Cap, Just the…Continue
This is USA's first match since winning the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament last month. New Zealand still need to…Continue
After a week of training, Sundhage will name 18 players to suit up for the game that will pit two participants from the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and should New Zealand earn Oceania’s lone berth to London, two of the 12 teams that will be at the this summer’s Olympics, as well. The match will kick off at 3 p.m. CT. More than 14,000 tickets have already been sold for the venue that seats 20,500 fans.
“It is always good to play a World Cup team,”…Continue
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In naming his first squad as head coach, Readings has sprung few surprises for the February 11 game at the FC Dallas Stadium in Texas, with all players drawn from last year's FIFA Women's World Cup squad, including 15 players now playing for clubs outside New Zealand.
With a total of 750 caps, it is the most experienced Football Ferns' squad named.
Only midfielder Katie Bowen, recently back in training after a knee injury, was not considered…Continue
The 2011FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany gave impetus to the female version of the game in numerous nations.
France, with their epic run to the semi-finals, and Japan, with their unforgettable coronation, provided obvious success stories, which helped stoke momentum in their respective countries.
The same applied in New Zealand, where many of the squad have used Germany 2011 as a platform to secure contracts…Continue
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As part of the London 2012 Olympic build up, the Football Ferns will play the FIFA/Coca Cola World Number 1 team USA in Texas on 11th February 2011.
The match will kick start a very busy season for the Football Ferns. At the end of February they start their…Continue
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Tony Readings has been appointed head coach of New Zealand following the recent departure of John Herdman who has taken the reins of 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ hosts Canada. Readings, who assisted Herdman in New Zealand’s FIFA Women’s World Cup campaigns of 2007 and 2011, as well as the 2008 Beijing Olympics, is also currently head coach of the U-20 national team, a role he will retain.
New Zealand will now seek to win next year’s…Continue
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The article reports, the two countries are currently in negotiations and…Continue
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