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Tag Archives: New Zealand

Last two 2022 FIFA World Cup berths to be decided at Qatar’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium!

The eagerly anticipated FIFA World Cup intercontinental playoffs, which will see four countries vie for the remaining two slots at football’s flagship event, will be held at Qatar’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium. On June 13, the winners of the AFC playoff between Australia and UAE on June 7 – also …

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FIFA launch tender process for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup media rights in selected territories in Asia!

FIFA has announced that it will launch an invitation to tender (ITT) on April 28, 2022 for the sale of media rights to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in selected territories across Asia. Interested parties will be invited to make an offer in one or more of the following …

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Just Play: Whānau Ora, Kia Ora and Football Ora!

The smiles said it all. When Shakael Pickering blasted a shot into the back of the net at the Kaikohe Football Club earlier this month, the humble 14-year-old probably wasn’t thinking about being a role model. But when you’re surrounded by dozens of local kids watching your every move, it’s …

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First co-designed Grassroots Football Festival a hit in New Zealand’s Kaikohe!

A combined effort involving the Oceania Football Confederation and three other leading football organisations has seen a new-look Grassroots Football Festival piloted at the Kaikohe AFC in New Zealand’s far north. Last weekend the OFC, alongside Māori Football Aotearoa (MFA), New Zealand Football (NZF) and Northern Region Football (NRF) delivered …

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FIFA launch tender process for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup media rights in selected territories in Europe & Central Asia!

FIFA has announced that it will launch an Invitation To Tender (ITT) on April 11, 2022 for the sale of media rights to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in selected territories in Europe and Central Asia. Interested parties will be invited to make an offer on one or more …

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New Zealand squad named for 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers!

New Zealand Football has named a 30-person squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – OFC preliminary competition, which kicks off later this month in Qatar. Wellington Phoenix duo Ben Old and Ben Waine have been called up to the senior national side for the first time, while seasoned veterans …

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Inaugural Women’s Football Legacy Cup held in Australia!

Representatives from Canberra United, Capital Football, the Federal Government and media came together at Senate Oval in Canberra for Football Australia’s inaugural Women’s Football Legacy Cup. The event was hosted in celebration of Legacy ’23, Football Australia’s game plan to realise enduring outcomes for Australian football beyond the co-hosting of …

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Australian & New Zealand Human Rights Commissions & FIFA publish Risk Assessment!

The Australian Human Rights Commission, the New Zealand Human Rights Commission along with FIFA have published a Human Rights Risk Assessment for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be held in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand in 2023. The assessment examined the potential human rights impact of the 2023 …

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Match schedule confirmed for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

FIFA have announced the much-anticipated, 64-fixture match schedule for the ninth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand in 2023. The opening match and opening ceremony for the first-ever co-hosted women’s tournament will take place on July 20, 2023 at New …

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New Zealand Football launches 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup legacy plan!

New Zealand Football (NZF) has launched its 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup legacy plan Aotearoa United: Legacy Starts Now at Wellington’s Sky Stadium. Hosted by Football Fern Anna Green, members of New Zealand’s football communities gathered to launch the plan, which sets the vision to ensure hosting the biggest ever …

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