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Lotto Sport NZ Ambassador Roy Krishna Gears Up for AFC Cup Clash with Odisha FC

In a highly anticipated AFC Cup Inter-Zonal Play-Off Semi-final, Roy Krishna, the esteemed Lotto Sport NZ Ambassador, is set to showcase his talents on March 7th as he leads Odisha FC against Central Coast Mariners in Australia. The first leg of this gripping encounter will witness Central Coast Mariners as favourites, having recently triumphed over Macarthur FC with a 3-2 scoreline, showcasing their formidable form.

Odisha FC, though considered underdogs, has had a commendable journey, securing the top spot in their group to reach the semi-final. The clash is poised to be a thrilling battle, with the first leg in Australia on the 7th and the return leg scheduled for March 14 in Bhubaneshwar. Lotto Sport NZ extends its best wishes to Roy Krishna and the entire Odisha FC team, hoping for a stellar performance and a historic journey through the inter-zonal final. As the tension builds, football enthusiasts eagerly await the outcome of this exciting matchup between two formidable teams.

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Lotto NRFL Excitement Builds as 2024 Season Draws Released!

Lotto NRFL has released the draws for the 2024 season, promising an exciting lineup of competitions with over 50 years of history. The Northern Region Football and WaiBOP Federations are well-represented, and there’s a focus on innovative match scheduling, including Friday night football. Clubs are embracing new ideas, such as double headers and varied match timings. Facilities upgraded after the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 are contributing to the excitement. The Women’s Premiership features matchups like Fencibles United vs. Ellerslie, and the Men’s Championship includes North Shore United hosting Metro FC. The commitment to player development and quality competitions is emphasized, with the season set to commence on March 23 and conclude in late August/early September.

Detailed fixtures can be found on

Get ready for a season filled with passion and soccer excellence!

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Franklin United Clinches 7th Consecutive Victory in Lotto NRFL Northern Conference, Maintains Unbeaten Streak

In a remarkable display of dominance, Franklin United secured their seventh consecutive win in the Lotto NRFL Northern Conference, extending their unbeaten streak. The team’s stellar performance continues to captivate fans and solidify their position at the top of the league. With this latest triumph, Franklin United reaffirms their status as a force to be reckoned with, leaving competitors trailing in their wake. The relentless pursuit of success showcases the team’s exceptional skill and determination, marking them as a formidable contender in the ongoing season.

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Westlake Boys and Baradene College Triumph at NZSS Premier Football Nationals

In a stunning display of skill, Westlake Boys Football secured the boys’ Premier League title, while Baradene College Sport claimed victory in the girls’ category. Adding to their success, Westlake secured a commendable seventh place overall, with Baradene clinching the top spot in the national secondary schools tournament. The teams showcased outstanding performances, solidifying their dominance in New Zealand’s premier football scene. Congratulations to Westlake Boys and Baradene College from Lotto Sport for their exceptional achievements at the NZSS Premier Football Nationals.

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WSAFC Women’s Team Secures Victory in 2023 Kate Sheppard Cup

In a thrilling display of skill and determination, the Western Springs Association Football Club (WSAFC) Women’s team emerged victorious in the 2023 Kate Sheppard Cup. The championship match, held in an atmosphere charged with excitement, saw the WSAFC team outclass their opponents to claim the prestigious title. The players showcased unparalleled teamwork and resilience, earning them the well-deserved accolade of champions. Congratulations pour in for the WSAFC Women’s team as they etch their names in the annals of football history. This remarkable achievement reflects not only their athletic prowess but also the dedication and spirit that define true champions. Well done, Champions!

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Lotto Sport NZ Congratulates Partner Clubs on National League Qualifications

In a momentous achievement for New Zealand football, Lotto Sport NZ extends heartfelt congratulations to its partner clubs for their outstanding performances in securing coveted spots in the National League. The men’s first team of Napier City Rovers Football Club, the women’s first team of Ellerslie AFC, Cashmere Technical Football Club’s men’s first team, and WSAFC – Western Springs Association Football Club’s women’s first team have all showcased exceptional talent and determination.

As proud sponsors, Lotto Sport NZ commends these clubs for their dedication and triumph on the pitch. The partnership between Lotto Sport NZ and these accomplished teams reflects a commitment to excellence, and together, they look forward to the exciting challenges that lie ahead in the National League. This success underscores the collaborative spirit between Lotto Sport NZ and these football clubs, as they continue to make waves in the New Zealand football landscape.

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Goal-Scoring Maestro: Derek Tieku, the Versatile Striker and Lotto Ambassador

Meet Derek Tieku, a distinguished football player and coach whose unwavering dedication is proudly showcased through his allegiance to Lotto sportswear. Renowned for his versatility and striking prowess, Derek has left an indelible mark on the football landscape, gracing clubs in England, Sweden, and New Zealand with his exceptional talent.

Currently donning the vibrant colors of Hamilton Wanderers, Derek stands as the leading scorer in the NZ Northern League, a testament to his unmatched skill and goal-scoring proficiency. His notable representation of Wellington Olympic in the OFC Champions League national play-off against Auckland City further solidifies his standing as a formidable force in the football arena.

As a true Lotto ambassador, Derek personifies the values of Italian heritage, performance excellence, and distinctive style. His partnership with Lotto extends beyond the field, embodying a shared commitment to quality and a passion for the beautiful game. With a rich tapestry of experiences, Derek Tieku continues to captivate football enthusiasts worldwide, leaving an enduring legacy as both a player and coach.

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Hibiscus Coast AFC Seals Victory in Lotto National Youth Football Championship

Celebrations are in full swing as Hibiscus Coast AFC clinches the Lotto National Youth Football Championship trophy. Congratulations to Hibiscus Coast AFC for etching their name in football history as the deserving champions of the Lotto National Football 2023 Championship!