New Zealand women's national under-20 football team

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New Zealand Women's U-20
Nickname(s) Junior Football Ferns
Association New Zealand Football
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Leon Birnie
Captain Jasmine Pereira
Most caps Annalie Longo (25)
Top scorer Emma Rolston (31)
FIFA code NZL
First colours
Second colours
First international
New Zealand New Zealand 0 – 2 Australia 
(New Plymouth, New Zealand; March 31, 1994)
Biggest win
New Zealand New Zealand 26 – 0 New Caledonia 
(Nuku'alofa, Tonga; October 3, 2015)
Biggest defeat
New Zealand New Zealand 0 – 5 United States 
(Los Angeles, United States; May 19, 2012)
OFC U-20 Women's Championship
Appearances 6
Best result Champions (2006, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015)
FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
Appearances 6 (first in 2006)
Best result Quarter finals (2014)

The New Zealand women's Under-20 Football Team, informally known as the 'Junior Football Ferns', is the representative team for New Zealand in international Under-20 football (soccer) tournaments.[1][2][3]

OFC Championship Record[edit]

OFC U-20 Women's Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Tonga 2002 Finalist 5 4 0 1 35 6 +29 12
Papua New Guinea 2004 Did Not Enter
Samoa 2006 Champions 5 5 0 0 33 1 +32 15
New Zealand 2010 Champions 3 3 0 0 27 0 +27 9
New Zealand 2012 Champions 3 3 0 0 28 1 +27 9
New Zealand 2014 Champions 3 3 0 0 18 1 +17 9
Tonga 2015 Champions 4 4 0 0 69 0 +69 12
Total 5 Titles 23 22 0 1 210 9 +201 66

U-20 World Cup Record[edit]

By tournament[edit]

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Canada 2002 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Thailand 2004 Did not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Russia 2006 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
Chile 2008 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
Germany 2010 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 3 8 −5 0
Japan 2012 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 4 7 −3 4
Canada 2014 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 6 8 −2 6
Papua New Guinea 2016 Qualified
France 2018 To be determined
Total Quarter-finals 16 4 3 9 22 36 -14 15

By match[edit]

2006[edit]

2008[edit]

2010[edit]

2012[edit]

2014[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad as announced for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Coach: New Zealand Aaron McFarland[4]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Lily Alfeld (1995-08-04)4 August 1995 (aged 19) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
2 2DF Catherine Bott (1995-04-22)22 April 1995 (aged 19) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
3 2DF Megan Lee (1995-02-07)7 February 1995 (aged 19) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
4 3MF Evie Millynn (1994-11-23)23 November 1994 (aged 19) New Zealand Eastern Suburbs AFC
5 2DF Emily Jensen (1995-08-22)22 August 1995 (aged 18) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
6 2DF Meikayla Moore (1996-06-04)4 June 1996 (aged 18) New Zealand Coastal Spirit FC
7 3MF Hannah Carlsen (1995-11-25)25 November 1995 (aged 18) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
8 3MF Daisy Cleverley (1997-04-30)30 April 1997 (aged 17) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
9 4FW Martine Puketapu (1997-09-16)16 September 1997 (aged 16) New Zealand Three Kings United
10 4FW Emma Rolston (1996-11-10)10 November 1996 (aged 17) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
11 4FW Briar Palmer (1995-07-01)1 July 1995 (aged 19) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
12 4FW Stephanie Skilton (1994-10-27)27 October 1994 (aged 19) New Zealand Glenfield Rovers
13 3MF Isabella Coombes (1997-11-05)5 November 1997 (aged 16) New Zealand Claudelands Rovers
14 3MF Katie Bowen (c) (1994-04-15)15 April 1994 (aged 20) New Zealand Glenfield Rovers
15 2DF Megan Robertson (1995-08-01)1 August 1995 (aged 19) New Zealand Eastern Suburbs AFC
16 2DF Ashleigh Ward (1994-08-18)18 August 1994 (aged 19) New Zealand Glenfield Rovers
17 4FW Jasmine Pereira (1996-07-20)20 July 1996 (aged 18) New Zealand Three Kings United
18 4FW Belinda van Noorden (1994-11-24)24 November 1994 (aged 19) New Zealand Three Kings United
19 4FW Tayla O’Brien (1994-07-06)6 July 1994 (aged 20) New Zealand Forrest Hill Milford
20 1GK Corina Brown (1994-02-01)1 February 1994 (aged 20) New Zealand Lynn-Avon United
21 1GK Ronisa Lipi (1995-08-27)27 August 1995 (aged 18) New Zealand Waterside Karori

Past squads[edit]

2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

References[edit]

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