Bate joins AFF technical team

Auckland Football is delighted to welcome a new face to its technical team with Ben Bate stepping in to fill the previously vacant Football Development Officer – Talent role. Bate, who originates from England, has previous experience with Northern Football

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Futsal gathers pace at BDSC

Botany Downs Secondary College (BDSC) hopes to soon be the centre of Futsal in East Auckland, after a second successful year of having Auckland Football Federation on board with their annual interwhanau Futsal competition. The Intraschool competition is aimed at

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Nominations fly in for McDonald’s Coach of the Year

The McDonald’s Junior Coach of the Year Award has attracted even more interest than in its inaugural edition with over 500 selfless volunteers being put forward in 2017. Nominations for the competition closed last month and each of New Zealand

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VIDEO – AFF in the Community

Auckland Football Federation’s Martin Jona is passionate about football and futsal but especially so when it comes to Fun Futsal Centres with the students of Somerville Special School. We caught up with Martin and his star pupils at Riverside Sports

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Join the Golden Oldies World Football Festival in Christchurch

Over the course of April 2018 like-minded sporting enthusiasts aged 35 years and over will congregate in Christchurch to participate in Football, Basketball, Cricket, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby, Softball and Squash.  2018 will be the first time that

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Selfless efforts recognised

10 people across the Auckland Football Federation region who give up their time to volunteer for the good of the game have had their efforts recognised. The spotlight was put on the thousands of individuals who dedicate their time to

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Show your volunteers some love

To mark National Volunteer Week which gets underway on Sunday, Auckland Football is giving away – thanks to New Zealand Football and MTA – $50 MTA vouchers to ten deserving volunteers. We want to hear about the people giving up

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Junior coaches set for spotlight

The thousands of junior coaches who generously give up their time are set to enjoy a well-deserved moment in the spotlight with McDonald’s and New Zealand Football once again teaming up to run the McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the

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Fencibles share with Pacific Islands

Auckland-based football club Fencibles United literally gave the shirts off their backs after donating their much-loved and well looked after uniforms to the Oceania Football Confederation and its Member Associations. Among those associations set to benefit from the gift is

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AFF Pre-Season Cup: Match Day 1

The AFF Pre-Season Cup 2017 is underway at McLennan Park, Papakura, and we’re delighted to bring you the latest results and social media round-up from the first day of action. #AFFPreSeasonCup Results – Girls: @3KingsUnited 3-1 @WspringsFC; @HamWanderersNZ 0-4 @FenciblesWomenS;

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