Newcomers Manurewa will host Central League champions Wellington Olympic in the opening round of this year’s Men’s National League.
The schedule for the new season’s fixtures reveal national champions Auckland City will visit Wellington Phoenix Reserves in the competition that gets underway on Saturday September 23.
The competition ends with a grand final between the top two sides on Sunday November 26, which will be a double header with the grand final of the Women’s National League.
Men’s National League Championship
The 10 clubs to qualify for the 2023 competition are:
Auckland City (1st, Northern League)
Eastern Suburbs (2nd, Northern League)
Auckland United (3rd, Northern League)
Manurewa (4th, Northern League)
Wellington Olympic (1st, Central League)
Wellington Phoenix Reserves (2nd, Central League)
Napier City Rovers (3rd, Central League)
Petone (4th, Central League)
Christchurch United (1st, Southern League)
Cashmere Technical (2nd, Southern League)
NZ Football have released the following fixture schedule, which can be downloaded here as a PDF: