Some of the country’s best teenage players wrap up their three-team mini-series on Friday at Auckland’s Seddon Fields.
The tournament has brought together U-16 and U-19 male teams representing NZ Secondary Schools — NZSS North and NZSS South (for players south of the Waikato) — and NZ Māori.
Friday is the second day of the competition.
Meanwhile, the Wellington Phoenix men and women continue their push for finals football.
Enjoy your footballing weekend!
Here are the fixtures for the weekend of January 26-28, 2024:
Games to be played on Friday January 26, 2024
NZSS North v South mini-series
NZSS U-16 North v NZSS U-16 South
Seddon Fields, Auckland, 10am
NZSS U-19 North v NZSS U-16 South
Seddon Fields, Auckland, 12pm
Games to be played on Saturday January 27, 2024
Newcastle Jets v Wellington Phoenix
McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, 8pm (NZT)
Games to be played on Sunday January 28, 2024
Wellington Phoenix v Canberra United
Porirua Park, Wellington, 5pm (NZT)
… and one more thing
On Saturday, Ngongotaha AFC host a community day to support food rescue group Love Soup.
Love Soup provides the community with access to basics such as food, clothing and kids’ toys.