8 Apr 2024

Football Fern Ria Percival retiring

From Checkpoint, 4:28 pm on 8 April 2024

After four Olympic Games and five FIFA World Cups Football Fern Ria Percival is hanging up her boots.

The midfielder played 166 times at senior level, more than any other female or male player in New Zealand football history.

However, she hasn't played for the national side since last year's home World Cup.

Felicity Reid speaks to Lisa Owen.