Latest New Zealand National Soccer Team News

US women to host Colombia for 2 matches in June

Apr. 21, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

The U.S. women's national team will host a pair of matches against Colombia in June as it prepares for World Cup qualifying. The games will be held in Commerce City, Colorado, on June 25 and Sandy, Utah, on June 28, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday. The U.S. will then...

US vs Mexico, Jamaica, Haiti in Women's World Cup qualifying

Apr. 19, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

The United States will play Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti in Group A at the CONCACAF W Championship this summer, which will determine qualifiers for the 2023 Women's World Cup. Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago were drawn Tuesday into Group B of the North and Central...

Costa Rican defender Ronald Matarrita out for 6 months

Apr. 08, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Costa Rican defender Ronald Matarrita had ankle surgery and will miss the World Cup playoff against New Zealand in June. Major League Soccer's Cincinnati team said Friday that Matarrita will be sidelined for at least six months, which could cause him to miss the...

Vanuatu World Cup qualifer put off for positive COVID tests

Mar. 17, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

The match between Tahiti and Vanuatu on the opening day of delayed Oceania World Cup qualifying on Thursday was postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests conducted at Vanuatu's team hotel in Doha, Qatar. “Vanuatu would not have had enough players to field a team,” the Oceania...

US women win SheBelieves Cup title, beating Iceland 5-0

Feb. 24, 2022 00:11 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Catarina Macario and Mallory Pugh each scored two goals and the U.S. women's national team beat Iceland 5-0 on Wednesday night to win the SheBelieves Cup. The Americans won the annual four-team tournament, now in its seventh year, for the third straight year. ...

Record hat trick of own goals leads US over New Zealand 5-0

Feb. 20, 2022 21:06 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Meikayla Moore scored a hat trick against the U.S. — of own goals. A perfect hat trick entirely in the first half: left foot, right foot and header. “She had a tough day at the office," New Zealand coach Jitka Klimkova said after the...