New Zealand - Looking for recognition

August 17, 2007
By ESPNsoccernet
With Australia's move to the Asian Football Confederation, New Zealand took full advantage with a 100% record in the Oceanic World Cup qualifying tournament, which was based in Papua New Guinea in April 2007. While the average age of John Herdman's side at the qualifying event in Papua New Guinea was just 22, the nucleus of the team is provided by a handful of experienced players including defenders Maia Jackman and Rebecca Smith plus 35-year-old striker Wendi Henderson. Jackman was selected ...

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