Futsal Ferns overcome Philippines 4-1 in Tri-Nation tournament in Manila

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New Zealand have beaten hosts Philippines 4-1 at the PFF Women’s Tri-Nation Futsal Invitational tournament in Manila.

The result means the Futsal Ferns finish second at the end of group play, and will meet the Philippines again on Saturday evening (NZT) to play off for a spot in Sunday’s final.

Indonesia, who beat New Zealand 3-1 and the hosts 9-4, are already assured of a place in the final.

Main photo: The Futsal Ferns congratulate Britney-Lee NIcholson after her clever goal from a set piece move.


Game played on Friday October 20, 2023

Philippines 1 
New Zealand 4 (Dayna Manak, Britney-Lee Nicholson, Hannah Kraakman, Emily Gillion)


Match highlights

New Zealand squad

Sarah Alder | Capital Futsal, NZ
Shivanthi Anthony | Papakura City, NZ
Libby Boobyer | Capital Futsal, NZ
Danielle Bradley | Melbourne Evolution FC, Australia
Jordana Bremner | Papakura City, NZ
Maxine Cooper | Papakura City, NZ
Mackenzie Falco | Canterbury United Pride, NZ
Emily Gillion | Papakura City, NZ
Francesca Grange | Bloomsbury Futsal, England
Ella James | Papakura City, NZ
Hannah Kraakman | Bloomsbury Futsal, England
Tessa Leong | Bloomsbury Futsal, England
Dayna Manak | Bloomsbury Futsal, England s
Britney-Lee Nicholson | Canterbury United Pride, NZ


Game to be played on Saturday October 21, 9pm (NZT)

New Zealand v Philippines

Game to be played on Sunday October 22, 9pm (NZT)


Indonesia v winner of New Zealand/Philippines

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