STREAM: Watch New Zealand play Fiji in OFC Olympic qualifer tournament

New Zealand U-23 will play Fiji U-23 in Group A of the OFC Olympic qualifier tournament in Auckland on Wednesday August 30, 2023.

The two sides meet at Go Media Mt Smart Stadium, for a 3pm kick-off.

The match will be live-streamed by OFC’s YouTube channel.

Watch the game here


Game to be played on Wednesday August 30, 2023

New Zealand v Fiji
Go Media Stadium, Mt Smart, 3pm

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New Zealand squad

The updated squad is:

Riley Bidois (Dandenong City, Australia)
Oscar Browne (Western Springs, New Zealand)
Aiden Carey (Auckland City, New Zealand)
Adama Coulibaly (Western Springs, New Zealand)
Willem Ebbinge (Harvard University, United States)
Matthew Ellis (Western Springs, New Zealand)
Theo Ettema (Wellington Olympic, New Zealand)
Liam Gillion (Auckland City, New Zealand)
Isaac Hughes* (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Keegan Kelly (Western Springs, New Zealand)
Alby Kelly-Heald (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Lukas Kelly-Heald* (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Joe Knowles (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)
Joe Lee (Auckland City, New Zealand)
Nathan Lobo (Auckland City, New Zealand)

Dan McKay (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Scott Morris (Christchurch United, New Zealand)
George Ott (Avondale FC, Australia)
Alex Paulsen* (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Aaryan Raj (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)
Jesse Randall (Charleston Battery, United States)
Matthew Sheridan (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Campbell Strong (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)
Finn Surman* (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Luis Toomey (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)
Oskar van Hattum* (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand)
Ryan Verney (Eastern Suburbs, New Zealand)
Zac Zoricich (Central Coast Mariners, Australia)
*Joining on August 28.

Team staff for the tournament are:

Head coach: Darren Bazeley
Assistant coach: Martin Bullock
Assistant coach: Chris Greenacre
Goalkeeping coach: Danny Knight
Analyst: Hyun Roh
Strength and conditioning: Sunz Singh
Head physio: Roland Jeffery
Team manager: Wade Molony
Equipment manager: Zach Haydon

OFC Olympic qualifying tournament

The OFC Men’s Olympic Qualifier 2023 is being played in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland from August 27 – September 9, 2023 with matches at Go Media Stadium Mt. Smart, The Trusts Arena and North Harbour Stadium.

Group A

  • Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea
  • New Zealand

Group B

  • Tonga
  • Samoa
  • Vanuatu
  • Solomon Islands

Tournament format

Group fixtures will be staged at Mt Smart’s Go Media Stadium and Henderson’s Trusts Arena, kicking off at 12pm and 3pm (NZT).

The two group winners and runners-up will meet in semi-finals, kicking off at 3pm and 7pm (NZT).

The final will be played at North Harbour Stadium, Albany.

Go Media Stadium, Mt Smart.
Trusts Arena, Henderson.
North Harbour Stadium, Albany.

Tournament schedule

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