25 Jan 2015

NZ into U-17 football final

5:45 pm on 25 January 2015

The New Zealand under-17 football side has beaten Vanuatu 5-1 in American Samoa, to book a place in the final of the Oceania under-17 football championship.

In the other semi-final Tahiti beat New Caledonia 3-2 to set up a final with New Zealand on Tuesday.

Both sides have gone unbeaten throughout the tournament.

The winner of the tournament qualifies for the Fifa World Cup later this year.