The NZL will include Tasman United (Nelson based) and Eastern Suburbs (Auckland) as new area teams as well as Hamilton (City?) replacing Waikato a United-BOP team in the coming summer. The Ole (Madrid) club in Wellington must be disappointed to miss out due lack of evidence of financial sustainability and feasibility. There was eight applications. The All Whites has won 8-3 aggregate against Solomon Islands after a whitewash performance in Wellington of 6-1 and the a 2-2 draw in Honiara. They now have a friendly game against Japan next month and then a home game on the 11th November and then an away game less than a week after against the 5th placed South American team. The South Americans still has a number of rounds left as in right now.