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Official draw of the 2012 NZ Ethnic Football Festival
The teams are in!!! The groups are set!!!
We are happy to announce the draw for this year’s tournament! 24 teams in 6 pools to decide who will be crowned the 2012 NZ Ethnic Football Festival Plate and Shield champions, and for the pride of their ethnic
community.For the draw, click here.
Just a reminder that teams who kick off at 9 o'clock must egister at 8am.
In order to be registered team players must bring photo identification at registration time (drivers license, student ID, passport, etc).
We also encourage you to nominate at all times someone from your team to look after your team gear.
The free entry prize goes to the team with the best support so make sure you invite your community, friends, and neighbours to cheer your team on!!!
We would like to mention that the competition rules are available to download by clicking here.


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