13 Apr 2012

Young Ferns confirm World Cup entry

6:48 pm on 13 April 2012

New Zealand has confirmed its qualification for this year's under-17 women's football world cup in style with a nine nil win over Papua New Guinea at the Oceania qualifying tournament in Auckland.

The Young Ferns only needed to avoid losing to second placed Papua New Guinea to qualify for the tournament in Azerbaijan, having previously beaten New Caledonia and the Cook Islands.