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Team Wellington Appoint Scott Hales as Head Coach

Team Wellington Appoint Scott Hales as Head Coach

Team Wellington are pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Hales as the new Head Coach ahead of the forthcoming 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership season.

Hales appointment follows a thorough recruitment process led by Team Wellington’s Chairman, Peter Chote, and other members of the football board.

As an Advanced Coach Educator for New Zealand Football, Hales brings a wealth knowledge to the role and also holds an OFC/NZF 'A' Licence.

Preparations key for defending champions Team Wellington

Preparations key for defending champions Team Wellington

Team Wellington have arrived in Noumea, New Caledonia ahead of the OFC Champions League Semi Final against Hienghene Sport at Stade Numa-Daly on Sunday afternoon.

After a convincing 6-1 win over the Henderson Eels in the Quarter Final, at David Farrington Park in the Capital City, Team Wellington are ready to get back on the pitch for their next game.

Having played their last game a few weeks ago, preparations have been well structured and thought through to ensure the team are at their peak ahead of the Semi Final clash.

Defending champions arrive for Noumea double-header

Defending champions arrive for Noumea double-header

Reigning champions Team Wellington have arrived in New Caledonia in good spirit and full of excitement ahead of  Sunday’s OFC Champions League semi-final clash against Hienghene Sport.

After landing at Noumea’s la Tontuata  airport, Jose Figueira’s charges from the New Zealand capital have appeared relaxed but also purposeful and determined to tackle the task in front of them.

The Team Wellington coach insists it was crucial for his side to arrive well before kick-off in order to acclimatise to the locals conditions.

Natalie Lawrence paving a path for female football coaches with NYL appointment

Natalie Lawrence paving a path for female football coaches with NYL appointment

Natalie Lawrence hopes her groundbreaking appointment as Team Wellington National Youth League coach will encourage more clubs to not see gender when selecting coaches.

Lawrence will become the first female to coach a male NYL team when she takes charge of the franchise's youngsters this summer.