Another all Kiwi affair, OFC Champions League final goes back to NZ

Auckland City FC have finished top of Group C in the OFC Champions League. Image: OFC via Phototek

(OFC) For the third year in-a-row, the OFC Champions League will feature Auckland City FC and Team Wellington, but for the first time the two clubs will have to battle it out over two legs.

The first leg of the home-and-away final will be played at Auckland City FC’s home ground of Kiwitea Street on Sunday 30 April at 2pm.

The final match of the 2017 OFC Champions League will be played at David Farrington Park on Sunday 7 May, kicking off at 1pm.

Kiwitea Street has seen its fair share of high profile matches, especially over the past seven years during which time Auckland City has dominated domestically and regionally.

After hosting its first OFC Champions League match at the weekend and seeing Team Wellington through to the final with a comprehensive 7-1 victory over AS Magenta, David Farrington Park is set to host its first final.

Fans of the OFC Champions League are in for an exciting pair of encounters as the rivalry between these two sides grow.

The last final between the pair, New Zealand’s Premiership final, finished in Team Wellington’s favour for the second time.

However in Oceania’s premier international club competition, it’s Auckland City who holds the record over their opponents with two consecutive OFC Champions League final victories over Team Wellington.

Get ready for two weekends of thrilling, entertaining and fast-paced football between the two leading clubs in Oceania right now – Auckland City FC and Team Wellington.

OFC Champions League Final

Leg 1: Auckland City FC vs. Team Wellington Kiwitea Street Auckland, New Zealand Sunday 30 April Kick-off: 14:00

Leg 2: Team Wellington vs. Auckland City FC David Farrington Park Wellington, New Zealand Sunday 7 May Kick-off: 13:00