Coach Education programmes switch focus

Auckland Football courses switch focus from community-based programmes to coaches aspiring to work with and get the best out of talented players. In September, the NZF Junior Level 3 Coaching Award will take place at Lloyd Elsmore Park. This course

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All Whites tickets go on sale for Solomon Islands

New Zealand Football is encouraging All Whites fans to get behind the team on their Road to Russia.  All Whites coach Anthony Hudson is getting his team ready for home and away fixtures against the Solomon Islands in the Final

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Join the Golden Oldies World Football Festival in Christchurch

Over the course of April 2018 like-minded sporting enthusiasts aged 35 years and over will congregate in Christchurch to participate in Football, Basketball, Cricket, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby, Softball and Squash.  2018 will be the first time that

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Free AFCN workshops on offer

A string of free Auckland Football Coaches Network (AFCN) events are on offer over the coming months for coaches in the Auckland region. AFF Football Development Officer Nic Downes, who is responsible for running the AFCN – an initiative aimed

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Women’s football in full focus

The future of women’s football was in full focus on Monday night as nearly 50 passionate club staff and volunteers gathered at Waikaraka Park for the NZF/AFF Women’s Development Event. Led by New Zealand Football’s Women’s Development Manager Holly Nixon

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FIFA Confederations Cup winner and trophy coming to New Zealand

It is not every day that a FIFA World Cup winner, two-time FIFA Confederations Cup champion and a member of the Arsenal “Invincibles” squad comes to New Zealand. Brazil football legend Gilberto Silva will be in the country this week

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AFF Pre-Season Cup fixture changes

Auckland Football Federation has made changes to the fixtures for Match Day 3 of the AFF Pre-Season Cup. This is primarily due to field availability. The updated girls fixtures are viewable here. The Quarter Finals draw for the boys competition

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FT – AFF Futsal 5-2 Northern Futsal

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Welcome to Wellington and the National Women’s Futsal League as Auckland Futsal take on Northern Futsal in their second match in Group B.  STARTING LINE-UP #AFFFutsal coach @nic_downes @marvin_eakins name their five for clash with Northern Futsal

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Futsal the focus for Cooper

As New Zealand experiences immense growth in futsal at all levels across the country, AFF Futsal representative Maxine Cooper has put football aside to solely focus on the game she loves in a bid to wear the Silver Fern. The

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NZ Football urges Kiwis to “Get In”

Ahead of a massive year for football in this country, New Zealand Football is urging even more Kiwis to become involved in the world game with the launch of its ‘Get In’ initiative. The aim of ‘Get In’ is based

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