World Cup 1998 Qualifiers : New Zealand defeats Fiji 1-0

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BA, Jun. 7, 1997 (AMP) — France 98 (Oceania Qualifiers) : New Zealand defeated the Fiji by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 1998 FIFA World Cup on Saturday afternoon.

The result put the New Zealander second in Group 2 with 3 points. In their next game, New Zealand will meet group leaders Papua New Guinea on June 11, while the Fiji will face Papua New Guinea.

Fixtures and Results : 2nd Round - Group 2

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Overview

Fiji at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 1982)

New Zealand at the World Cup

  • 1 appearances (1982)
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1970)
1998 World Cup Poster
Fiji
0:1
New Zealand
0:1 (0:0)
  • 7 June 1997
  • 14:00
  • Ba

2nd Round - Group 2

TeamPts
Papua New Guinea3
New Zealand3
Fiji0

Matches

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