NZ eye soccer qualifying through Asia

November 27, 2013
By Ben McKay
The Socceroos could find themselves battling rivals New Zealand on the road to future World Cups with the Asian Football Confederation looking at ways to incorporate Oceania into the AFC's qualifying equation.

AFC president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said the two groups were working on a proposal to combine Asia's four-and-a-half World Cup qualifying slots with Oceania's half spot.

New Zealand football figures, including outgoing coach Ricki Herbert, have sought the ...

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