Caption: The New Zealand Under-20 team. Photo: MARGARET NAQIRI.
By JOSEPHINE NAVULA
New Zealand now leads the Under-20 World Cup Qualifiers after defeating New Caledonia, 3-2, yesterday.
New Caledonia’s Jordy Xalite scored the opening goal in the 17th minute, and then Jean- Brice Wadriako scored another one in the 25th minute.
The Kiwis came from behind after Louise Fenton scored a goal, four minutes later.
Then in the 51st minute Van Elia capitalising on a ball not held properly by the New Caledonia goalie.
Fenton set up the winning goal in the 56th minute for New Zealand, with Rory scoring it.