New Zealand women's national under-17 football team

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New Zealand Women's U-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Young Football Ferns
Association New Zealand Football
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Dave Edmondson
Captain Katie Bowen
Most caps -
Top scorer -
FIFA code NZL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Australia 4 - 0 New Zealand 
(Auckland, New Zealand; 8 December 2007) [1]
Biggest win
 Tonga 0 - 18 New Zealand 
(Auckland, New Zealand; 16 April 2010)
Biggest defeat
 New Zealand 0 - 6 Japan 
(Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago; 13 September 2010)

The New Zealand women's Under-17 Football Team, informally known as the 'Young Football Ferns', is the representative team for New Zealand in international Under-17 football (soccer) tournaments. The Young Football Ferns were the host team for the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

The Young Football Ferns compete in the OFC Women's Under 17 Qualifying Tournament, the bi-annual confederation championship to decide who represents Oceania Football Confederation at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The inaugural tournament will be held in 2010.

OFC Championship Record[edit]

OFC U-17 Women's Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
New Zealand 2010 Champions 3 3 0 0 37 0 +37 9
New Zealand 2012 Champions 3 3 0 0 29 1 +28 9
Total 2 6 6 0 0 66 1 +65 18

U-17 World Cup Record[edit]

By Tournament[edit]

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
New Zealand 2008 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
Trinidad and Tobago 2010 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 2 11 −9 0
Azerbaijan 2012 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 3 8 −5 0
Costa Rica 2014 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
Total 4 12 1 1 10 10 30 −20 4

By Match[edit]

2008
2010

Current squad[edit]

Squad list for the 2010 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  • Coach: England Dave Edmondson
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Chloe-May Geurts (1993-06-20) 20 June 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Hawera SC
2 2DF Rachel Head (1993-12-12) 12 December 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Metro F.C.
3 2DF Tessa McPherson (1993-05-16) 16 May 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
4 3MF Olivia Chance (1993-05-10) 10 May 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
5 4FW Brittany Dudley-Smith (1993-08-11) 11 August 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Eastern Suburbs
6 3MF Evie Millynn (1994-11-23) 23 November 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Eastern Suburbs
7 3MF Holly Patterson (1994-04-16) 16 April 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
8 3MF Kate Loye (1993-05-15) 15 May 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
9 3MF Hannah Carlsen (1995-11-25) 25 November 1995 (age 19) New Zealand Metro F.C.
10 4FW Hannah Wong (1993-11-10) 10 November 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
11 4FW Grace Parkinson (1994-03-29) 29 March 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
12 4FW Stephanie Skilton (1994-10-27) 27 October 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Three Kings United
13 2DF Megan Lee (1995-21-07) 7 September 1995 (age 18) New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
14 2DF Katie Bowen (c) (1994-04-15) 15 April 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Glenfield Rovers
15 2DF Kate Carlton (1993-07-21) 21 July 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
16 3MF Jessie Mathews (1994-06-04) 4 June 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Three Kings United
17 2DF Sivitha Boyce (1994-10-21) 21 October 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Metro F.C.
18 3MF Rebecca Burrows (1994-10-29) 29 October 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Metro F.C.
19 4FW Michelle Windsor (1993-12-10) 10 December 1993 (age 21) New Zealand Metro F.C.
20 1GK Jessica Reddaway (1994-01-12) 12 January 1994 (age 20) New Zealand Metro F.C.
21 1GK Lily Alfeld (1995-10-04) 4 October 1995 (age 19) New Zealand Coastal Spirit

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