2 Oct 2010

Football Ferns post second resounding win to make semis

6:20 am on 2 October 2010

New Zealand's become the first side to book themselves a semi-final berth at the women's FIFA World Cup qualifiers being held in Auckland.

The Football Ferns thrashed Cook Islands 10-0 at Albany's outer oval, after leading 6-0 at half-time.

Tahiti beat Vanuatu 5-1 in Friday's other Oceania Nations Cup Group A match.

Both teams had suffered opening day losses, with Vanuatu going down 14-0 to New Zealand first up.