New Zealand Football is focussed on growing its large grassroots participation base by continuing to provide a high quality experience at all levels of the game.
After spending the year on show in Cashmere Technical’s trophy cabinet, the ASB Chatham Cup has had change of scenery this week, relocating to Auckland ahead of Sunday’s domestic winter football showcase.
While a new chapter of All Whites football begins in Doha this week, the work on developing the characters for the next volume continues as the New Zealand U-20 team left for the same destination on Sunday for a four-team tournament.
The New Zealand-based All Whites departed for their first challenge under the leadership of Anthony Hudson on Sunday and the new coach is relishing the chance to be back doing what he loves; coaching football.
New Zealand Football announced on Friday All Whites striker Marco Rojas has been ruled out of next week’s trip to Doha and Uzbekistan with Wellington Phoenix defender Thomas Doyle called into the squad.