France v New Zealand – International Friendly (22 November 2014)
Game day! France host the New Zealand Football Ferns for an international friendly match on Saturday 22 November in Laval at 18:30 CET. (Live on D17)
Both New Zealand and France have qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 and are using these friendly matches as part of their tournament preparations. Following this fixture, France will then travel to Lyon where they will host Brazil on Wednesday 26 November at stade de Gerland. New Zealand will travel to Norway to play two international friendly matches on 25 and 27 November.
Philippe Bergeroo called up the following players for France to face New Zealand: Sarah Bouhaddi, Céline Deville, Amandine Guerin, Laure Boulleau, Anaïg Butel, Sabrina Delannoy, Laura Georges, Jessica Houara, Amel Majri, Griedge Mbock Bathy Nka, Wendie Renard, Elise Bussaglia, Kenza Dali, Kheira Hamraoui, Amandine Henry, Maina Makanza, Louisa Necib, Elodie Thomis, Sandie Toletti, Marie-Laure Delie, Kadidiatou Diani, Claire Lavogez, Eugénie Le Sommer and Gaëtane Thiney – Read more about the French WNT selection.
Tony Readings selected the following players for New Zealand: Erin Nayler, Rebecca Rolls, Catherine Bott, Abby Erceg, Meikayla Moore, Ria Percival, Ali Riley, Rebekah Stott, Hayley Bowden, Isabella Coombes, Betsy Hassett, Katie Hoyle, Annalie Longo, Evie Millynn, Kirsty Yallop, Helen Collins, Sarah Gregorius, Amber Hearn, Jasmine Pereira and Hannah Wilkinson. Read more about the Football Ferns squad for the European tour.
Full-time: France 2-1 New Zealand
Le Sommer 10′, Diani 88′, Collins 90+1′