Durante named in NZ soccer squad

March 5, 2013
Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante has gained New Zealand citizenship in time to be named in a 19-man squad for the All Whites' World Cup qualifiers later this month.

But the Sydney-born defender's appearance in the team to play against New Caledonia and the Solomon Islands is still subject to FIFA approval.

"Andrew is now a New Zealand citizen and New Zealand Football will continue to work through the process to allow him to play for the All Whites as soon as possible," ...

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