29 Aug 2010

NZ under 17 football team beaten in warmup match

5:28 pm on 29 August 2010

The New Zealand under-17 womens football team has been beaten 1-nil by Asian champions South Korea in Miami in a buildup match to the Fifa under 17 World Cup.

Having arrived in Florida from Auckland the night before the match, the Young Football Ferns took their time shaking the travel out of their legs and fell behind after just 10 minutes.

They Young Football Ferns play Ireland on Wednesday morning in their final warm-up before flying to Trinidad & Tobago where they face Venezuela, Spain and Japan in Group C of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.