Tag Archives: New Zealand Women’s U20

U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018: Final Round Recap

14 Aug

Here’s how the quarter-finals shaped up following some wickedly dramatic moments in the final round. The most dramatic was the China vs Nigeria match. China needed to win vs Nigeria and Nigeria just needed a draw to go through to the quarter-finals. It looked like China had the win until the 90+5′ minute when Nigeria bagged the tying goal. Continue reading

U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018: Round 2 Recap

12 Aug

After the second round, Netherlands and Germany are the first two teams to qualify for the quarter-finals and Haiti and Ghana are the first two teams heading home. If you are looking to tune in this weekend, Group C will have some high drama with Spain, Japan, and the USA battling for the two top spots. Continue reading

U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018: Round 1 Recap

8 Aug

This is the entrance to the Stade de la Rabine in Vannes, France. Vannes is one of four host sites for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and can we all just agree it has the best stadium entrance. My internal history geek is freaking out right now. Continue reading

The Daily Drool – Olympics Group G – New Zealand: Ali Riley

24 Aug

Ali RileyDefender/midfielder Ali currently plays for FC Rosengård. She has represented New Zealand at the U20 and senior level.

The Daily Drool: 2015 WWC Group A: New Zealand’s Abby Erceg

8 Jun

Abby-ErcegNow, I’m not just picking defender Abby just because we share a birthday (okay, maybe I am). She’s the first player in New Zealand to reach 100 caps for the national team. She’s also represented her country at the Olympic and U20 levels. She currently plays for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Her hair also defies gravity, so extra cool.