National League Football’s positive debut at Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub

Cashmere Technical FC recently held three thrilling matches in their National League Championship campaign at Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub, the first time the competition has been held at the venue. 

Lisa Young, General Manager of Cashmere Technical FC has lauded this venue for its leading facilities, tailored to meet the demands of both players and passionate supporters.   

“Hosting National League games at Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub allows us to showcase the city in the best way possible, with the games being streamed live to a global FIFA+ platform audience.”  

“This pitch is sand based and really well-maintained, which is a delight for the players to play on, filling a void in the city's quest for high-quality football facilities." 

Katrina Mansfield, Sport Canterbury’s Partnership and Activation Manager at Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub hopes to see more football return in the near future.  

“We’ve had a fantastic turnout for the games, with each match drawing a crowd of around 600 attendees, showcasing the strong support for football in Christchurch.” 

“We’re pleased that we can welcome another sporting code into our hub and make a lasting impression.” 

Cashmere Technical FC showed a great level of display at the facility, winning two out of three games and securing a draw in one of them, placing them in a respectable fourth position in the league as we approach the business end of the season. 

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