New Zealand qualified
for the 2010 World Cup Finals on 14th November, 2009.
New Zealand in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Preparations, World
Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Finals:
New Zealand make their 2nd appearance at the World Cup Finals.
New Zealand's Best World Cup Performance
Scored two goals against Scotland in Group 6 at Spain 1982.
New Zealand prepares for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South
The squad met up in Auckland on 19th May and travelled to Melbourne on
the 22nd; for a match against Australia two days later.
New Zealand then few to Austria for training (Sankt Lambrecht until
30th May, then Bad Waltersdorf until 5th June) and warm-up matches against Serbia and
Slovenia; before arriving in South Africa on 6th June.
Pre World Cup Friendly Matches:
Mon, 24th May: Australia
vs New Zealand (2:1) - Melbourne, Australia.
Sat, 29th May: Serbia
vs New Zealand (0:1) - Klagenfurt, Austria.
Shane Smeltz scored the only goal against fellow World Cup hopefuls.
Fri, 4th June: Slovenia
vs New Zealand (3:1) - Maribor, Slovenia.
Wey, 9th June: Chile
vs New Zealand (2:0) - Nelspruit, South Africa.
Serengeti Estate - New Zealand's World
near OR Tambo Airport - World
Tuesday, 15th June:
New Zealand vs Slovakia
Sunday, 20th June:
Italy vs New Zealand
Thursday, 24th June:
Paraguay vs New Zealand
1 Mark Paston (Wellington Phoenix)
12 Glen Moss (Melbourne Victory, Australia)
23 James Bannatyne (Team Wellington)
2 Ben Sigmund (Wellington Phoenix)
3 Tony Lochhead (Wellington Phoenix)
4 Winston Reid (FC Midtjylland, Denmark)
5 Ivan Vicelich (Auckland City)
6 Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers, England)
18 Andrew Boyens (New York Red Bulls, USA)
19 Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town, England)
7 Simon Elliott (unattached)
8 Tim Brown (Wellington Phoenix)
11 Leo Bertos (Wellington Phoenix)
13 Andy Barron (Team Wellington)
15 Michael McGlinchey (Motherwell, Scotland)
16 Aaron Clapham (Canterbury United)
17 Dave Mulligan (unattached)
21 Jeremy Christie (Tampa Bay Rowdies, USA)
9 Shane Smeltz (Gold Coast United, Australia)
10 Chris Killen (Middlesbrough, England)
14 Rory Fallon (Plymouth Argyle, England)
22 Jeremy Brockie (Newcastle Jets, Australia)
20 Chris Wood (West Bromwich Albion, England)
Ricki Herbert (New Zealand)
Players to watch:
Chris Killen, Rory Fallon and Leo Bertos.
Zealand Travel Notes:
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