WATCH: New Zealand teams face key games at World University Futsal champs

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Both New Zealand teams face crucial pool games on Wednesday at the FISU World University Futsal Championships in Shanghai.

The men’s side take on Croatia, needing a win to overhaul their opponents on the group table.

The women’s team face Poland and must win to take second spot behind Portugal in their group.

On Tuesday, the New Zealand men beat Mongolia 2-0 with goals from Ethan Martin and Charlie Bayly.

New Zealand women in action against Portugal. Photo credit: FISU World University Futsal Championships.

The women lost 7-0 to the powerful Portugal side.

All games are being streamed live by the tournament organisers.


Games to be played on Wednesday June 12, 2024

New Zealand Men v Croatia
Songjiang venue, 3.45pm (NZT)

New Zealand Women v Poland
Shanghai University of Engineering Science venue, 10.30pm (NZT)


Game played on Tuesday June 11, 2024 

New Zealand Men 2 (Ethan Martin, Charlie Bayly)
Mongolia 0

New Zealand Women 0
Portugal 7

Game played on Monday June 10, 2024

New Zealand Men 1 (Ben Cameron)
Ukraine 9 (scorers not available)

Men’s draw

Group A

  • China
  • Saudia Arabia
  • France

Group B

  • Portugal
  • Morocco
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Hong Kong

Group C

  • Ukraine
  • New Zealand
  • Croatia
  • Mongolia

Group D

  • Brazil
  • Czech Republic
  • Oman

Women’s draw

Group A

  • China
  • Brazil
  • Ukraine
  • Germany

Group B

  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • New Zealand

Knockout stages (June 14-16)

New Zealand squads


Ella James (University of Auckland)
Ellena Firth (University of Canterbury)
Emily Gillion (Massey University)
Jordana Bremner (University of Auckland)
Jamie Evans (University of Waikato)
Zoe Barrott (Victoria University of Wellington)
Milla Green (Massey University)
Alosi Bloomfield (University of Auckland)
Hannah Reddy (AUT, Auckland)
Dani Ohlsson (Victoria University of Wellington)
Ashley Vincent (AUT, Auckland)
Samantha Whyte (University of Canterbury)
Caelin Patterson (Victoria University of Wellington)
Hannah Milligan (AUT, Auckland)


Charlie Bayly (University of Canterbury)
Sean Beresford Victoria (University of Wellington)
Ben Cameron (University of Canterbury)
Max Ericksen (University of Waikato)
Tyler Ericksen (University of Waikato)
Hamish Grey (Universidad Católica De Murcia)
Ethan Martin (University of Waikato)
Adam Paulsen (Massey University)
Casey Sharplin (University of Waikato)
Patrick Steele (University of Waikato)
Denny Twigg (University of Waikato)
Davis Vhavha (University of Waikato)
Logan Wisnewski (University of Waikato)
Mark Zimmerman (University of Canterbury)

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