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Youth Framework set for roll out

The next stage of the award-winning Whole of Football Plan has now been released in the form of the Youth Framework, which aims to encourage more young New Zealanders to fall in love with the beautiful game. Launched by… [more]


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McDonald’s Skills Zone

The McDonald’s Skills Zone is a fun opportunity for young players to improve specific techniques relevant to the modern game, as well as giving them a sense of personal achievement and development. It provides age… [more]


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