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Friendly loss for All Whites

Posted: Tue 18 Jun 2013
Tim Payne

Tim Payne

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New Zealand's Under-20s ended their preparations for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup with a defeat to Egypt on Monday evening.

The All Whites, who have Rovers midfielder Tim Payne in their squad, narrowly lost 2-1 in a friendly match against Egypt in Antalya.

The Kiwis kick off their World Cup campaign this Sunday when they take on Uzbekistan. with Group games against Uruguay and Croatia following next week in Bursa.