NZF McDonald's Skill Centre

The purpose of the NZF Skills Centre programme is to support and develop players between the ages of 9 to 12 years old. The objectives are to provide clear practice guidelines to coaches of footballers aged 9 to 12 years old and ensure that a high-quality, enjoyable football experience is offered to recognised standards.

To find out more about the programme please view the documents on this page. We encourage clubs to get in contact with Capital Football to learn more about the programme. 

NZF McDonald's Goalkeeper Skills Centre

NZF is pleased to announce the release of the McDonald’s Goalkeepers Skills Centre Programme for 2024 and beyond.

The McDonald’s Goalkeeper Skills Centre aims to provide an aligned, coordinated approach for junior players aged 9-12 years old wishing to access high-quality, enjoyable goalkeeper training that enhances their skill development.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Federation Development Officer, Maika Ruyter-Hooley at for more information.