Women’s football in full focus

New Zealand Football Women's Development Manager delivering a presentation.

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

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 28:  Gilberto Silva and Felipe Melo of Brazil celebrate with the trophy after victory over USA in the FIFA Confederations Cup Final match between USA and Brazil at Ellis Park Stadium on June 28, 2009 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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

AFF Pre-Season Cup, Day Two, McLennan Park, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand. Sunday 5th March 2017. Photo: David Joseph /

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

Women's Futsal training session & player head shots, ASB Stadium Auckland, Monday 31st January 2017. Photo: Shane Wenzlick /

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

Maxine Cooper in action for AFF Futsal. Photo by Masanori Udagawa.

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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AFF Long Service Awards Winners

The award recipients at the ‘Cheers Volunteers’ evening on Friday 10th February 2017 at the Onehunga Sports clubrooms at Waikaraka Park, Auckland, Friday 10th February 2017. Photo: Dave Mackay /

Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce its latest recipients of the AFF Long Service Awards. A successful evening was held at Onehunga Sports Waikaraka Park and a list of dedicated, hard-working volunteers and administrators were given AFF Long Service

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Injury Prevention and Team Care 2017


Axis Sports Medicine Specialists are supporting NZ Football and ACC discussing a big issue in sports injury prevention – Protecting our Future Athletes. Learn from internationally renowned experts and NZ’s leading Sport and Exercise Medicine physicians about the current gold standards

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Coach Education in February

Coach Education courses for February Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce registrations are open for a Senior Level 1 and Youth Level 2 coaching awards to be held at Mount Albert Grammar and Onehunga Sports Waikaraka Park. The Senior

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AFF Long Service Medals Nominations 2017

AFF Long Service Medal

AFF Long Service Medals Nominations AFF will also be presenting deserving recipients with AFF Long Service Medals at the Cheers Volunteers evening on Friday 10 February, 2017,  and we are now seeking your nominations for the awards. Nominees can be from

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