Baradene College finish 11th at secondary schools world cup in China

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Auckland’s Baradene College have finished 11th in the girls’ section of the ISF World Cup in China.

They lost their final game at the international secondary schools tournament in a penalty shootout with Nigeria after the sides were locked 2-2 at the final whistle.

Representing New Zealand at the tournament, Baradene beat Morocco 2-1 and Bangladesh 3-0 in their group, after losing 6-0 to a strong China/3 team in their opener.

In their first play-off match, the Aucklanders lost 6-0 to 2023 champions China/1.

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Ukraine won the next play-off 4-0 against Baradene before the tournament wrapped up with the match against Nigeria.


Game played on Saturday May 25, 2024

New Zealand (Baradene College) 0
Ukraine 4

Game played on Sunday May 26, 2024

New Zealand (Baradene College) 2
Nigeria 2

*Nigeria won 5-4 on penalties

Final rankings

1 China/2
2 Kenya
3 China/1
4 Brazil
5 China/3
6 England
7 Chinese Tapei
8 Uganda 2
9 Ghana
10 Ukraine
11 Nigeria
12 New Zealand
13 Morocco
14 Germany
15 Türkey
16 Canada
17 Guinea
18 Bangladesh

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