2 Nov 2009

next opponents found for under 17 football team

6:40 pm on 2 November 2009

The New Zealand under 17 football team will play hosts Nigeria in their next match at their World Cup in Abuja on Saturday morning.

Following the completition of pool matches today, the young All Whites had their round of 16 opponent confirmed.

The New Zealanders qualified as one of the best third placed teams in their group, while Nigeria finished top of their group.

The winner of that match will play either Mexico or Korea in the quarter-finals.