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VIDEO: ALL Goals (2-1) All Whites Vs New Caledonia

Friday 22 Mar 2013 9:57 p.m.

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Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give New Zealand a 2-1 win over New Caledonia on Friday and an overall victory in Oceania regional qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.

Smith's close-range header broke a 1-1 deadlock which had lasted from the 55th minute and gave New Zealand an unassailable lead at the top of the four-team qualifying group.

Earlier, a Chris Killen header had put the All Whites ahead while Cesar Lolohea equalised for the visiting side before Smith put it behind doubt.

New Zealand will now play the fourth-placed team from the CONCACAF

Confederation in home and away matches in November for a place at the 2014

World Cup in Brazil.

AP

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