Women’s U-20

Anton on verge of dream

Young defender Elizabeth Anton had her Football Fern dreams come true when Tony Readings named his side for two international friendlies against world number one USA. The 19-year old will trade her Western Springs team-mates for the likes of FC

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Murrell realises dream with Harvard

From Invercargill to Harvard University – it’s a 15,000km journey which sees southerner Samantha Murrell realise a footballing dream. The New Zealand U-20 international leaves today for a four-year stint at the prestigious Ivy League institution, combining study with representing

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Turnbull seeks ruthless edge

Despite New Zealand qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with a perfect record, coach Gareth Turnbull feels there is more to come from his players and is challenging them to lift their standards ahead of next year’s tournament

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U-19 women sign off in style

Newly-crowned champions New Zealand have signed off on the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship in fine style with a convincing 9-0 win over Tonga on the final day of the tournament at Ngahue Reserve in Auckland. Having already secured first place

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Berth in France secured for U-19s

New Zealand have 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 at Ngahue

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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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