7 Dec 2008

Top of table football team beaten in NZFC

5:47 pm on 7 December 2008

Auckland have gone top of the table in the New Zealand Football Championship after beating Hawkes Bay 3-1 in Auckland.

Previous leaders Manawatu were beaten 2-nil by Waikato in Ngaruawahia, while Canterbury scored a goal in time added on to draw 2-all with Wellington in Christchurch.

Auckland, Waikato and Manawatu all have 9 points.

The Waitakere-Otago match wasn't played with Waitakere attending the World Club Championship in Japan.