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New Zealand Team Squad For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Announced By Anthony Hudson

New Zealand Team Squad For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Announced: Head coach of All whites National Football Team have announced the 23 man players roster for Tournament of Champions. The nation is going to play 4th edition of the competition in Russia this year. Being Champions of 2016 OFC Nations Cup, New Zealand qualified for this Championship. Team coach Anthony Hudson believes that they can make a statement on the World Stage. You may like to see Groups of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. Check out the complete team squad roster of New Zealand below.

New Zealand Confederations Cup 2017 team squad

Team Squad of New Zealand for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Player Club Nation [Club]
Goalkeepers
Stefan Marinovic SpVgg Unterhaching Germany
Tamati Williams RKC Wallwijk Netherlands
Glen Moss Newcastle Jets Australia
Defenders
Andrew Durante Wellington Phoenix New Zealand
Thomas Doyle Wellington Phoenix New Zealand
Storm Roux Central Coast Mariners Australia
Michael Boxall Super Sport United South Africa
Kip Colvey San Jose Earthquakes FC United States
Themi Tzimopoulos PAS Giannina FC Greece
Deklan Wynne Vancouver Whitecaps FC Canada
Sam Brotherton Sunderland England
Tommy Smith Ipswich Town FC England
Dane Ingham Brisbane Roar FC Australia
Midfielders
Bill Tuiloma Marseille France
Clayton Lewis Marseille New Zealand
Michael McGlinchey Wellington Phoenix New Zealand
Ryan Thomas PEC Zwolle Netherlands
Marcos Rojas Melbourne Victory FC Australia
Alex Rufer Wellington Phoenix New Zealand
Forwards
Chris Wood [Captain] Leeds United England
Monty Patterson Ipswich town England
Shane Smeltz Borneo FC Indonesia
Kosta Barbarouses Wellington Phoenix New Zealand

See also: Portugal team squad for 2017 Confederations Cup

Chris Wood, the Golden Boot winner of English Championship who is playing for Leeds United will be the captain of New Zealand National Football Team. The player had a great season with British club. He replaced the regular skipper Winston Reid who is suffering from knee injury. About this change coach Anthony Hudson said

“I am so pleased for Woodsy and his success this year, it is nothing that he doesn’t deserve. We know what he can do in terms of consistency and the goals he has scored. We want him to lead the team as he always does, with pride and strong performances.”

See also: Team squad of Germany for Confd Cup 2017

New Zealand missed last edition of FIFA Confederations Cup, but played the 2009 edition. In Confd. Cup 2009, they were in Group A with Spain, South Africa and Iraq. Zealand were eliminated in group stage after finishing at the bottom with one point. But this time, the National side is playing better. They are again in Group A which is featured with hosts Russia, European Champions Portugal and CONCACAF winners Mexico.

So this is the team squad roster of New Zealand for the Confed Cup 2017 that will be held in Russia.

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