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New Caledonia exited their first FIFA U-17 World Cup this morning in heroic fashion, claiming a point off Asian powerhouses Japan after a 1-1 draw. It was an exciting way to close out their tournament debut according to coach…

New Zealand have bowed out of the FIFA U-17 World Cup after a 3-1 loss to African champions Mali but coach Danny Hay is extremely proud of his players’ efforts and feels there are many positives to reflect on…

New Caledonia may have suffered a tough opening defeat to France in their debut at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, but with two matches remaining in the campaign they’ve had to quickly switch their attention to the next opponent….

It would have been perfectly understandable if New Caledonia goalkeeper Une Kecine had preferred to stay inside the changing rooms, following his team’s heavy 7-1 defeat at the hands of France in their debut appearance at the FIFA U-17…

Referee Anna-Marie Keighley continues to break new ground with her appointment to the FIFA U-17 World Cup an historic first. Keighley is one a handful of female match officials set to be involved in an all-men’s tournament of the…

Tonga’s Folio Moeaki and Solomon Islands’ Bernard Mutukera are looking forward to making their FIFA competition debuts after being selected in Tahiti referee Kader Zitouni’s match official team for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 this October.  After…

New Caledonia’s FIFA U-17 World Cup-bound squad have spent two weeks on Australia’s Gold Coast as preparations for the nation’s World Cup debut continue. The 24 players spent their time at the Gold Coast Sports Super Centre alternating between…

New Caledonia’s India-bound U-17 squad are off for their next two week preparation camp, this time in Australia. The side spent the previous school holiday period in Auckland, New Zealand, and are now taking advantage of the proximity to…