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Under-17 FIFA Women's World Cup

Under-17 FIFA Women's World Cup

Rosie White is about to shoot her first goal in the New Zealand versus Colombia match of the FIFA Women's under-17 World Cup, played at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on 4 November 2008. New Zealand won the match 3–1, but lost its other two games. The tournament was held in New Zealand and was the first FIFA Under-17 World Cup for women. North Korea won the final over the United States.

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Neill Atkinson and Steve Watters, 'Football - Women’s football', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 June 2023)

Story by Neill Atkinson and Steve Watters, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 15 Jul 2016, updated 15 Sep 2016