Friday 09 June 2017, 12:34

New Zealand arrive in Saint Petersburg

  • All Whites the second team to arrive for the Confederations Cup

  • **Anthony Hudson's team play Belarus in a friendly on Monday**

  • Their Confederations Cup campaign begins against hosts Russia on 17 June  

New Zealand landed at Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport today, eight days ahead of their opening match against Russia at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017.

The All Whites are the reigning OFC Nations Cup champions and will be appearing at the FIFA Confederations Cup for a fourth time.

Ahead of their much-awaited clash against the hosts in Saint Petersburg on 17 June, the All Whites will play their last friendly match against Belarus in Minsk on Monday.

New Zealand are the second FIFA Confederations Cup contender to touch down in Russia following Chile’s arrival in Moscow on 6 June.