18 Apr 2013

Sport: Young All Whites make ominous start to U17 Champs

10:21 am on 18 April 2013

Defending champions New Zealand showed their class on day one of the Oceania Under 17 Championship in Vanuatu, after putting nine unanswered goals past the Cook Islands.

New Caledonia also made a winning start, outclassing Fiji 3-0, while hosts Vanuatu were held to a 1-1 draw with Papua New Guinea in the final match of the day.

The overall winner will represent the region at the Under 17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.