Famous Football Clubs in New Zealand

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New Zealand is a country that really supports football. It has founded several football leagues to help improve football in the country. There are more than 50 football teams in New Zealand. These teams play at different levels depending on the football league they are taking part in. Some of the teams in this country are known worldwide and also participate in international competitions. Some of the major clubs are known due to their wealth and their winning tallies. Here are some of the most famous football teams in New Zealand.

Southern United

It is situated in Dunedin. It was previously referred to as Otago United. It was created in 2004. They refer to Forsyth Barr Stadium as their home ground. This stadium has a capacity of about 30,000 people. They also take part in the ISPS Handa, which is the highest football league in New Zealand.

Auckland City

This football club is located in the suburbs of Sandringham. They are currently in the ISPS Handa Premiership which the highest football league in New Zealand. Auckland has had great achievements throughout their participation in the league. They have a total of seven league trophies. Auckland City has also done well in Oceania as they managed to win nine Oceania Football Confederation Champions League trophies. Their home ground is referred to as Kiwitea Street. It has a capacity of 3,500 people.

Waitakere United

It came to existence in 2004. This football club is situated in Waitakere City. It takes part in the ISPS Handa Premiership which is the highest-ranked league in New Zealand. Waitakere United refer to Trusts Arena as their home ground. These grounds have a capacity of about 3,000 people.

Tasman United

It is situated in Nelson. It was founded in 2015. The club takes part in the ISPS Handa Premiership. Their recognized home ground is Trafalgar Park which has a capacity of about 18,000 people.