New Zealand women's national football team


New Zealand women's national football team
New Zealand
Nickname(s) Football Ferns
Association New Zealand Football
Head coach Vacant
Most caps Hayley Moorwood (66)
Top scorer Wendy Sharpe (30)
FIFA ranking 24
Highest FIFA ranking 20 (March 2005)
Lowest FIFA ranking 24 (December 2006)
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 New Zealand 2 – 0 Hong Kong 
Asian Cup August 1975
World Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 1991)
Best result Round 1

The New Zealand women's national football team, nicknamed the Football Ferns, represents New Zealand in international women's football and is governed by New Zealand Football (NZF). The New Zealand national team qualified for the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, held in China in September 2007, sending the team to their first World Cup in 16 years, and the second since their 1975 debut in international competition.[1]

Contents

Match competition record

OFC Women's Championship

Oceania Women's Cup
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
New Caledonia 1983 Champions 4 3 1 0 24 3 +21
New Zealand 1986 Third Place 4 2 0 2 3 3 0
Australia 1989 Runners up 5 4 0 1 10 1 +9
Australia 1991 Champions 4 3 0 1 28 1 +27
Papua New Guinea 1995 Runners up 4 3 0 1 10 2 +8
New Zealand 1998 Runners up 4 3 0 1 41 3 +38
Australia 2003 Runners up 4 3 0 1 29 2 +27
Papua New Guinea 2007 Champions 3 3 0 0 21 1 +20
New Zealand 2010 Champions 5 5 0 0 50 0 +50
Total 9/9 37 29 1 8 216 16 +200
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

FIFA World Cup

New Zealand has appeared at three Women's World Cup tournaments - 1991 and 2007, both held in China, and 2011, held in Germany.

By tournament

FIFA Women's World Cup
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
China 1991 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10 0
Sweden 1995 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
China 2007 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 9 −9 0
Germany 2011 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1
Total 3 9 0 1 8 5 26 −21 1

By match

1991
2007
2011

Summer Olympic Games

By tournament

Football at the Summer Olympics
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
United States 1996 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Australia 2000 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Greece 2004 Did not Enter - - - - - - - -
China 2008 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1
United Kingdom 2012 To be determined
Total 1 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1

By match

2008

Current squad

The following players were selected for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[3] Caps and goals correct as of 7 July 2011.[4]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of Birth (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Jenny Bindon 25 February 1973 (1973-02-25) (age 38) 60 0 New Zealand Hibiscus Coast
2 DF Ria Percival 7 December 1989 (1989-12-07) (age 21) 59 7 Germany FFC Frankfurt
3 DF Anna Green 20 August 1990 (1990-08-20) (age 21) 42 5 New Zealand Three Kings United
4 MF Katie Hoyle 1 February 1988 (1988-02-01) (age 23) 51 1 Germany SC 07 Bad Neuenahr
5 DF Abby Erceg 20 November 1989 (1989-11-20) (age 21) 62 4 New Zealand Fencibles United
6 DF Rebecca Smith 17 June 1981 (1981-06-17) (age 30) 58 3 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
7 DF Ali Riley 30 October 1987 (1987-10-30) (age 24) 52 1 United States Western New York Flash
8 MF Hayley Moorwood (captain) 13 February 1984 (1984-02-13) (age 27) 69 7 England Chelsea
9 FW Amber Hearn 28 November 1984 (1984-11-28) (age 26) 49 23 Germany FF USV Jena
10 FW Sarah Gregorius 6 August 1987 (1987-08-06) (age 24) 17 9 Germany SC 07 Bad Neuenahr
11 MF Kirsty Yallop 4 November 1986 (1986-11-04) (age 25) 50 11 Sweden Kristianstads DFF
12 MF Betsy Hassett 4 August 1990 (1990-08-04) (age 21) 27 3 United States UC Berkeley
13 FW Rosie White 6 June 1993 (1993-06-06) (age 18) 30 7 United States UCAL
14 FW Sarah McLaughlin 3 June 1991 (1991-06-03) (age 20) 11 0 New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
15 FW Emma Kete 1 September 1989 (1989-09-01) (age 22) 42 3 England Lincoln Ladies F.C.
16 MF Annalie Longo 1 July 1991 (1991-07-01) (age 20) 32 0 New Zealand Three Kings United
17 FW Hannah Wilkinson 28 March 1992 (1992-03-28) (age 19) 24 9 New Zealand North Force
18 DF Katie Bowen 15 April 1994 (1994-04-15) (age 17) 6 0 New Zealand Glenfield Rovers
19 DF Kristy Hill 1 July 1979 (1979-07-01) (age 32) 17 0 New Zealand Fencibles United
20 GK Aroon Clansey 12 February 1987 (1987-02-12) (age 24) 5 0 New Zealand Three Kings United
21 GK Erin Nayler 17 April 1992 (1992-04-17) (age 19) 0 0 New Zealand Eastern Suburbs

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the national side in the previous 2 years

Pos. Player Date of Birth (Age) Caps Goals Club Latest Call-up
DF Bridgette Armstrong 9 November 1992 (1992-11-09) (age 18) 3 1 New Zealand Glenfield Rovers 3 October 2010
MF Caitlin Campbell 2 February 1991 (1991-02-02) (age 20) 5 1 New Zealand Glenfield Rovers 14 November 2009
MF Terri-Amber Carlson 26 April 1990 (1990-04-26) (age 21) 2 0 New Zealand Glenfield Rovers 9 March 2011
FW Olivia Chance 5 October 1993 (1993-10-05) (age 18) 4 0 New Zealand Claudelands Rovers 12 May 2011
DF Maia Jackman 25 May 1975 (1975-05-25) (age 36) 50 12 New Zealand Western Springs 6 October 2010
DF Elizabeth Milne 11 December 1990 (1990-12-11) (age 20) 6 1 New Zealand Western Springs 1 October 2010
MF Hannah Wall 3 May 1991 (1991-05-03) (age 20) 11 2 New Zealand Three Kings United 12 May 2011

See also

References

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Inaugural Champions
OFC Women's Champions
1983 (First title)
Succeeded by
1986 Chinese Taipei 
Preceded by
1989 Chinese Taipei 
OFC Women's Champions
1991 (Second title)
Succeeded by
1995 Australia 
Preceded by
2003 Australia 
OFC Women's Champions
2007 (Third title)
2010 (Fourth title)
Succeeded by
Incumbents
Preceded by
Inaugural Champions
AFC Women's Champions
1975 (First title)
Succeeded by
1977 Republic of China 

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