new zealand v bahrain

New Zealand at full strength for Bahrain qualifier

October 29, 2009
By Reuters
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert named a full-strength squad on Thursday for the second leg of their Asia/Oceania World Cup qualifying match against Bahrain on Nov. 14.

The winner of the match will qualify for the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa. The squad named on Thursday also formed the matchday squad for the first leg in Manama on Oct. 10, which ended in a 0-0 draw.

Captain Ryan Nelsen was selected after it was confirmed he had not been affected by the H1N1 flu that ...

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