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Top Partners & Supporters of NZ Football Association

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Pin There of plenty of organisations which support football in New Zealand. AFP
There of plenty of organisations which support football in New Zealand. AFP

Top Partners & Supporters of NZ Football Association

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New Zealand became one of the founding members of the Oceania Football Federation (OFC) alongside Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and Australia in 1966.

The NZ Football Association is the governing body for football in New Zealand. It was founded in 1891 and became affiliated to the global football governing body, FIFA in 1948.

It oversees the major teams of the country. These include the New Zealand National Football team (All Whites), the Women’s teams (Football Ferns), and the National Junior team. The country has qualified for the FIFA World Cup twice, in 1982 and 2010. The women’s team has also participated in the FIFA Women’s Cup five times, in 1991, 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019. The goal of the NZF is to make football the most inclusive sport in the country and for all its members to enjoy the experience that will increase the love for the game.

In achieving its goal, the NZF partners with different bodies and organizations. These bodies help in sponsorship and publicizing the NZF activities. It also works with these bodies to ensure the smooth running of their activities too. We have written on some of the bodies below.

Sky Sport

Sky Sport is operated by Sky, a global entertainment company that broadcasts top quality live sports, shows, movies, breaking news, and much more. It began in 1990 in Auckland as a small company with an aim to change the way New Zealanders watched TV. For about 30 years in operation, the company has helped to grow sports and helped make citizens of the nation passionate sports fans.

Sky Sports New Zealand partners with the NZF to broadcast its activities and games, allowing loyal fans not to miss any football event. Through its various outfits, it has served over 700,000 customers in the country.

NZ Casino Deps

Many people in New Zealand are beginning to play games and wager on online casinos. According to the best new online casino sites in New Zealand, players in the country need more deposit and withdrawal methods. This is why the NZ Casino Deps was launched in 2019 to make payments easy for all New Zealand online gamblers.

Players can find the different payment options available to them on the Casino Deps website. They can choose a convenient method and see which New Zealand casinos accept that method. There’s so much information about the different casinos and how they pay on the website.

NZ Community Trust

New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) was established in 1998 and it remains the country’s largest gaming trust. The NZCT focuses its services to local communities, partnering with gaming room operators and responsible gaming organizations. It plays a significant role within the country’s amateur sports community. It raises funds and about 75% of these funds go towards amateur sports.

It aims to reduce crime and promote community safety through sports. It also aims to drive economic growth through sports and regeneration of the local communities. The Trust pioneered the development of Regional Advisory Committees who exist to assist in the distribution of gaming funds to the local communities.  It also aims to promote physical fitness, as well as psychological health and well being.

Its partnership with the NZF helps it to promote football in the local communities and also develop passionate football fans for the national teams.

NZ Football Foundation

This foundation was created in 2010 to manage the $4 million given to NZF for qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. However, the organization has remained since then and has continued to offer support to the NZ Football association. To date, it has distributed more than $1.4 million in grants to footballers in New Zealand. These grants were carefully given to reach people and communities that need them most.

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