Women’s U-20

Berth in France all but secured for U-19s

New Zealand have all but booked a place at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup but were made to work hard in the process by a stubborn defensive effort from Samoa and an inspired goalkeeping performance in tough conditions

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U-19 women continue march to title

A place at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is within touching distance for New Zealand after a third comprehensive victory in as many matches during Oceania qualifying at Ngahue Reserve in Auckland. On the receiving end this time

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Two from two for U-19 women

The home nation’s perfect start to the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship has continued with New Zealand posting a second successive high-scoring victory, this time 9-1 over Fiji in challenging conditions in Auckland today. With a bone-chilling wind swirling around the

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U-19 women go on goal rampage

Favourites New Zealand have begun their campaign at the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship in dominant fashion by going on the goal rampage against Papua New Guinea, outclassing the Melanesians 12-0 in the tournament’s opening match at Ngahue Reserve in Auckland.

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FFDP big boost to U-19 campaign

This month’s OFC U-19 Women’s Championship is the first female tournament New Zealand has taken part in since the Football Ferns Development Programme (FFDP) was launched and coach Gareth Turnbull says the initiative has had a hugely positive impact on

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Mettam sets her sights on France

Midfielder Nicole Mettam has her heart set on a trip to France for next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup but must first deal with the best the Pacific has to offer in the qualifying tournament next week on home

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Steinmetz drawing on experience

Despite her tender years, Malia Steinmetz will be one of the most experienced players at this month’s OFC U-19 Women’s Championship and is looking to draw on that to be a key player for New Zealand. At just 18, the

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Past experience drives Anton

Fond memories of previous campaigns are driving Elizabeth Anton as she prepares to suit up for a second U-20 cycle. Anton was recently named in Gareth Turnbull’s 20-strong New Zealand squad for the upcoming OFC U-19 Women’s Championship having previously

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Jackson back in international fold

It’s been three years since Deven Jackson last donned the silver fern but she doesn’t have to wait much longer to wear it again after being named in Gareth Turnbull’s New Zealand squad for the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship in

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Q and A with history-maker Alex Carr

Alex Carr made history last year for New Zealand Football at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. The goalkeeping coach became the youngest person to ever coach at a FIFA World Cup, achieving that milestone in a 1-0 win over

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