Words: ACFC Media
Saturday 12 October 2019
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - The National Women's League comes to Kiwitea Street when Auckland Football Federation take on reigning champions Canterbury United Pride in Sandringham on Sunday.
Auckland Football Federation finished outside the playoff spot last season despite trouncing the eventual winners Pride 3-1 at McLennan Park.
Pride won the return match in Christchurch 1-0 then went on to beat the Northern Lights in a five goal thriller that went to extra time.
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Auckland Football Federation have made a solid start to the season with wins over WaiBOP (3-0) and Southern United (4-2) alongside a draw with Capital (3-3).
They are one of four unbeaten teams in the competition, including the Pride who sit top, with three wins from three and an impressive goal difference of plus 15.
The action gets underway at the home of the Navy Blues and Central United at 1.30pm NZST and entry into Kiwitea Street is free.
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National Women's League
Sunday 13 October 2019
Auckland Football Federation v Canterbury United Pride
Kiwitea Street, Auckland
Kick-off: 1.30pm NZST
Match week 5 sees @AuckFootballFed taking on top of the table @CanterburyUtd at Kiwitea Street. This is one you wont want to miss. #NWL #TheFutureIsNow #WhereFootballFernsAreMade pic.twitter.com/BRarw2yfla— New Zealand Football (@NZ_Football) October 10, 2019
Sun 29 Nov 2020, Kiwitea Street, Kick-off: 2pm