New Zealand cruised comfortably through Oceania qualifying and now, on the back of significant growth in recent years, are looking to make a splash at London 2012.
New Zealand are on their way to London 2012 after the Football Ferns were untroubled in cruising past Papua New Guinea with a 15-0 aggregate scoreline.
FIFA.com rounds up the action from this year's Cyprus Women's Cup, where in-form France claimed the trophy for the first time with a 2-0 victory over Canada and Italy seized bronze.
New Zealand women’s football has taken on a sharp new direction with an ever increasing number of players competing at top leagues overseas and, as FIFA.com examines, the Football Ferns are set to be the beneficiaries.
FIFA.com’s weekly review of women’s club football looks at rare defeats for the elite in Germany and Australia, a much-anticipated top-of-the-table clash in Japan and the ongoing goal-laden title hunt in Denmark.
New Zealand stormed into the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ displaying an unprecedented level of regional dominance leaving the Oceania representatives optimistic of making their mark at Germany 2011.