The national football team of New Zealand was hoping to repeat its success of 2010 and secure qualification for this summer's 2014 FIFA World Cup. New Zealand is in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC). New Zealand has only qualified on 2 previous occasions. No team wanted to miss the opportunity of playing in a World Cup being held in Brazil, however it was not to be for the team that wears the New Zealand football shirts.

Nike is the manufacturer of the New Zealand football shirts. The team may not be playing on the world's biggest football stage in Brasil however; you can show your support and shop for a shirt at Soccer Box now. The traditional colors of New Zealand are black as is well known in the countries rugby kit. However, due to previous FIFA regulations the New Zealand soccer team was not allowed an all black kit.

Despite a change in FIFA regulations now allowing black soccer kits the New Zealand squad has firmly established themselves as the

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