VIDEO: Highlights from Wellington Olympic’s Grand Final win

Wellington Olympic have taken Auckland City’s crown as New Zealand’s men’s football champions, with a 2-0 win in the Grand Final of the men’s National League.

The game at Auckland’s Go Media Stadium Mt Smart was won with goals from Kailan Gould and Jack-Henry Sinclair.

Main photo: Olympic’s Gianni Bouzoukis (left) brings down Auckland City’s Regont Murati.Photo: Shane Wenzlick / Phototek.

The game’s big moments

Compiled by Friends of Football writer Max Fletcher

8′ — Auckland’s Joe Lee cuts inside and lets fly on the 18-yard box. His shot flies past the far post.

21′ — Auckland City skipper Cam Howieson rattles the crossbar with a shot from the edge of the penalty area.

27′ — Gerard Garriga is through for Auckland City after beating a defender but he slots it low past the far post.

58′ — Olympic’s Joel Stevens crosses to the far post and Kailan Gould stretches out a leg to tuck it past City ‘keeper Conor Tracey. Score: 1-0.

82′ — Substitute Emiliano Tade smashes a free-kick against the post, almost levelling for City.

89′ — Olympic goalkeeper Scott Basalaj makes an outstanding save as City’s Adam Mitchell gets a header on target.

90+5’ — Goalkeeper Tracy goes upfield for a last-minute corner and is left stranded when the ball is cleared. Olympic’s Jack-Henry Sinclair lines it up and scores with the last kick of the game. Score: 2-0.

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Game played on Sunday November 26, 2023

Men’s National League

Grand Final

Game played on Sunday November 26, 2023

Men’s National League Grand Final

Wellington Olympic 2 (Kailan Gould 58′, Jack-Henry Sinclair 90+5′)
Auckland City 0

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