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
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)
- 7 June 1997
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