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New Zealand beat Cook Islands 12-0 in their opening group game at the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship on September 15, 2023.

Player of the match Laura Bennett scored five goals.

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Main photo credit: OFC Media / Christophe Fotozz.


Game played on Friday September 15, 2023

New Zealand 12 (own goal 6′, Putri Ardana 26’, Angela Pivac 33’, Amber de Wit 34’, Laura Bennett 39’, 45’, 68’, 81’, 86′, Ella Jerez 73’, Katie Pugh 76’, Pia Vlok 84′)
Cook Islands 0

Pool B

New Zealand squad

Putri Ardana (Auckland United)
Laura Bennett (Melville United)
Mackenzie Bryant (Wellington Phoenix Academy)
Sophie Campbell (Palmerston North Marist)
Isla Cleall-Harding (Taradale AFC)
Amber De Wit (Nomads United)
Charli Dunn (Western Springs)
Alyssha Eglinton (Wellington Phoenix Academy)
Emily Humphrey (Wellington Phoenix Academy)
Ela Jerez (Western Springs)

Kara McGillivray (Auckland United)
Kyra Morgan (Western Suburbs)
Brooke Neary (Wellington Phoenix Academy)
Angela Pivac (Wellington Phoenix Academy)
Katie Pugh (Nelson Suburbs)
Holly Robins (Wellington Phoenix Academy)
Hannah Saxon (Eastern Suburbs)
Pia Vlok (Auckland United)
Natalie Young (Hamilton Wanderers)

Tournament details

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