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Schoolgirls feature in NZ U/20 Football Squad

College Sport Media:

In October 2017, New Zealand become the first nation to qualify for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup.

New Zealand won the Oceania Football Confederation Under-19 Women’s Championship for a sixth time to earn their place in France in August, 2018.

The Oceania tournament featured six countries: New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Samoa and Tonga with the Kiwis winning all five matches and outscoring opponents 48 goals to one.

On Monday a provisional World Cup squad was selected and the following [Auckland] school girls have earned selection:

Hannah Blake – Saint Kentigern College
Maggie Jenkins – Epsom Girls Grammar School
Anna Leat – Rangitoto College
Aneka Mittendorff – Westlake Girls High School
Rose Morton – Northcote College

Standby Players
Hannah Mackay-Wright – Rangitoto College
Dayna Stevens – Glenfield College

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