New Zealand and Tahiti duel for a spot in the WCQ final

New Zealand and Tahiti meet again in a World Cup qualifying match for the first time in almost ten years. On that occasion, the All Whites beat the reigning continental champions 3-0. Alvin Tehau, Chris Wood, Teaonui Tehau and Tommy Smith are the only remnants of that game. The All Whites are on a highContinue reading “New Zealand and Tahiti duel for a spot in the WCQ final”

The OFC World Cup qualifiers’ semifinals are defined

The OFC World Cup qualifiers have reached their decisive stage. New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tahiti dream of a place in the intercontinental play-off against a team from CONCACAF – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. New Zealand and Tahiti will face each other at senior level forContinue reading “The OFC World Cup qualifiers’ semifinals are defined”

Alex Greive on a high note as New Zealand thrash New Caledonia in WCQ

Already qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament, New Zealand fielded an alternate starting eleven to face New Caledonia last Friday at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium. Despite the low expectations for this game, the All Whites put on a show on the field in front of an inoperative opponent. Alex Greive had a fantastic performanceContinue reading “Alex Greive on a high note as New Zealand thrash New Caledonia in WCQ”

Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ

New Zealand and Fiji clashed on Sunday in the second round of OFC World Cup qualifiers at the Qatar SC Stadium. The All Whites were overwhelming favorites for the match and made sure to show it on the pitch by dominating the actions from the first minute of the game. The first chance came withContinue reading “Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ”

New Zealand beats Papua New Guinea with controversial goal

Papua New Guinea and New Zealand took the field on Friday, March 18th, in the first round of Group A of the World Cup qualifiers. New Zealand still without their key players who are with their clubs in Europe, and the Kapuls could not count on David Browne, who did not get permission from theContinue reading “New Zealand beats Papua New Guinea with controversial goal”

New Zealand to challenge England at Wembley

It is confirmed! New Zealand will be travelling to Europe for one more round of friendly matches – this time, they will be playing against some of the best national teams worldwide. As recently reported, New Zealand will be playing Belgium in October and now the NZF announced a new opponent for one more historicalContinue reading “New Zealand to challenge England at Wembley”

Kosta Barbarouses: the ‘Mr. A-League’

The New Zealand international Kosta Barbarouses was already an A-League star – after clinching his 4th title in the Australian top-tier for Syndey FC in the last Sunday the Kiwi turned himself certainly into a legend in the most important football league of Australia. The first title of Kosta was back in 2011 when heContinue reading “Kosta Barbarouses: the ‘Mr. A-League’”

All Whites’ Liberato Cacace signs European deal

After lots of talks between Liberato Cacace and Kevin Muscat’s coached-side – the Belgium’s top-tier club Sint-Truiden – it is confirmed by Stuff that the New Zealand international signed a three-year-deal with the club coached by former Melbourne Victory boss. It is reported Cacace received many attention from European clubs – including proposals from English’sContinue reading “All Whites’ Liberato Cacace signs European deal”

All Whites’ Tommy Smith joins League Two side Colchester United

Former Colorado Rapids and Sunderland Tommy Smith defender has joined the English side Colchester United. This will be the second spell of Smith in the club as he played for Colchester in 2011 – when he was loaned by Ipswich Town to the team. The New Zealand international has 38 caps for the national andContinue reading “All Whites’ Tommy Smith joins League Two side Colchester United”

All Whites friendlies in Asia cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

It is confirmed that New Zealand National Football Team will not be travelling to Asia to play two friendlies that were scheduled to take place later this month due to the Coronavirus outbreak. All Whites would face Oman on March 26th and Bahrain on March 30th.