Soccer-All Whites still have work to do, says Hay after World Cup draw

FILE PHOTO: Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Soccer Football - Men - Group B - New Zealand v Honduras - Ibaraki Kashima Stadium, Ibaraki, Japan - July 25, 2021. New Zealand coach Danny Hay before the match REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

(Reuters) - New Zealand will go into Oceania's World Cup preliminaries as favourites, but coach Danny Hay is taking nothing for granted after the winners of the confederation's qualifying tournament were drawn to face North American opposition on Friday.

The winners of the Oceania Football Confederation's qualifiers, which are due to be played in Qatar in March, have been drawn to take on the country that finishes fourth in the Concacaf region in a one-off play-off in Qatar on June 14.

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