SAFC Women: Kitching receives New Zealand call-up

Katie Kitching has received a call-up to New Zealand’s squad for the Oceania Football Confederation Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Samoa.

 

The tournament is set to take place in Samoa between February 7 and 19, with New Zealand looking to secure qualification for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics.

 

Subsequently, Kitching will be unavailable for the Lasses’ fixtures against Chelsea on February 7 and the league match against Lewes on February 18.

 

The Ferns are in Group B with the following fixtures scheduled to take place:

 

New Zealand vs Tonga – February 7, 1pm NZT

 

New Zealand vs Samoa – February 10, 5pm NZT

 

New Zealand vs Vanuatu – February 13, 4pm NZT

 

Providing they advance through the group, the semi-finals will be played on February 16, with the final on February 19.

 

Best of luck, Kitch!

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