New Zealand through to Rio 2016

FIFA were notified of the withdrawal of the Papua New Guinea women’s senior team when the squad did not receive the required visas to enter New Zealand for the return match.

New Zealand won the first leg of the Stage 2 Play-Off by a 7-1 margin in Lae, Papua New Guinea on Saturday afternoon.

Rio 2016 will mark the Football Ferns third successive Olympic Games appearance, with their qualification to the quarter-finals during London 2012 their best ever performance at the event.

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