New Zealand learn group opponents for October’s OFC Futsal Nations Cup

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New Zealand will play Vanuatu, Fiji and Tonga in their group games at October’s OFC Futsal Nations Cup tournament in Auckland.

At stake is a place at next year’s FIFA Futsal World Cup to be held in Uzbekistan (September 14 — October 6, 2024).

Main photo: OFC’s media & communications manager Matt Brown pulls New Zealand’s name out of the draw, placing the team in Group A.

The Oceania Football Confederation made the draw for the Nations Cup, splitting the eight participating nations into two groups, as follows:

Group A

New Zealand

Group B

Solomon Islands
New Caledonia

The tournament will take place from October 1-7, 2023, at Papakura’s Bruce Pulman Arena.

New Zealand fixtures

Game to be played on Sunday October 1, 2023

New Zealand v Vanuatu
4pm (NZT)

Game to be played on Monday October 2, 2023

New Zealand v Fiji
7pm (NZT)

Game to be played on Wednesday October 4, 2023

New Zealand v Tonga
4pm (NZT)

Semi-finals will take place on Thursday October 5 and the finals on Saturday October 7.

Match schedule

How the draw was made

Watch how the draw was made here:

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