Auckland City FC succumbs against Egyptian giant and is out of FIFA Club World Cup 2022

The dreams of Auckland City FC have come to an end as they suffered a 3-0 defeat against Egyptian giants Al Ahly, in Morocco today. Despite their best efforts, the Navy Blues were unable to secure a victory against a team of Al Ahly’s caliber. The African powerhouse cruise past the New Zealand club toContinue reading “Auckland City FC succumbs against Egyptian giant and is out of FIFA Club World Cup 2022”

All White’s Matthew Garbett moves to Dutch football

An All Whites’s member has a new team in Europe: the 20-year-old player Matthew Garbett joined NAC Breda on loan from Italian outfit Torino FC. Garbett’s new club currently plays the Erste Divisie, the second-tier of football in the Netherlands – the club currently sits 9th in the table this season. “Garbett played in NewContinue reading “All White’s Matthew Garbett moves to Dutch football”

OFC U-17 Championship: New Zealand beats New Caledonia to lift the trophy

New Zealand confirmed their favoritism and won the OFC U-17 Championship for the ninth time, moving ever closer to overtaking Australia – which has 10 titles – as the tournament’s greatest champion. It was not an easy tournament for the Kiwis, they faced difficulties in almost every match of the competition. In the final –Continue reading “OFC U-17 Championship: New Zealand beats New Caledonia to lift the trophy”

New Caledonia and New Zealand will represent OFC at U-17 FIFA World Cup

The semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship were played this Wednesday in Suva; the four teams expected to clinch a spot in the next U-17 FIFA World Cup to be played this year in Peru. The first game of the day were between New Caledonia and Tahiti; two of the best teams in the tournament,Continue reading “New Caledonia and New Zealand will represent OFC at U-17 FIFA World Cup”

No wins for Auckland City FC after draw 1-1 with Barcelona B

With two defeats and one draw against Barcelona B, Auckland City FC had no luck playing the three warm-up games in Catalonia for Club World Cup. First friendly was a 1-0 loss to sixth-tier Spanish side Reus FC Reddis, the second 1-0 defeat was against Jeonbuk Motors, top-tier of South Korean football, and today facingContinue reading “No wins for Auckland City FC after draw 1-1 with Barcelona B”

Four teams, two spots and a dream: the FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti and New Caledonia will play the semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship on Wednesday – January 25th – in search of their dream of going to Peru to compete at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. New Zealand have played in the tournament numerous times before, New Caledonia will be looking toContinue reading “Four teams, two spots and a dream: the FIFA U-17 World Cup”

OFC U-17 Championship: Fiji and New Zealand play decisive semifinal

Fiji and New Zealand will meet at 7 pm local time on January 25th in Suva, the Fijian capital. Both teams have confirmed their favouritism and advanced to the semifinal of the tournament. FIJI VS COOK ISLANDS Fiji started the game controlling possession as expected, but the lack of creativity not allowed the hosts toContinue reading “OFC U-17 Championship: Fiji and New Zealand play decisive semifinal”

All Whites striker Chris Wood is off to Forest

Rumours are now confirmed: the well-known kiwi striker Chris Wood, 31-year-old, made his move to a new club in England, the traditional Nottingham Forest. Newcastle and Forest agreed on terms this morning and he will join The Reds on loan with an obligation-to-buy clause. Wood will undergo medicals and is expected to sign contract stillContinue reading “All Whites striker Chris Wood is off to Forest”

Auckland City to play friendly against Barcelona B for FIFA Club World Cup preparation

From the warm weather of New Zealand to the cold of Spain. Auckland City FC has landed in Salou, Spain, and now preparing for the first friendly match against Reus FC Reddis on Thursday 19th January 2023 (Spain time). With temperatures going around 1°C to 10° C, the Navy Blues already had the first trainingContinue reading “Auckland City to play friendly against Barcelona B for FIFA Club World Cup preparation”

Auckland City FC announces new defender Nikko Boxall for Club World Cup

The All Whites defender Nikko Boxall, 30-year-old, is the new acquisition for Auckland City FC as per announcement made today. The player is already training with the squad at Nixon Park aiming the preparations for the Club World Cup 2022 in Morocco. He is Michael Boxall’s brother who also played for All Whites and forContinue reading “Auckland City FC announces new defender Nikko Boxall for Club World Cup”