Poor form and injury problems have led to low expectations for the Football Ferns, who hope a home crowd can lift their side
This article is part of the Guardian’s World Cup 2023 Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 32 countries who qualified. theguardian.com is running previews from two countries each day in the run-up to the tournament kicking off on 20 July.
Written by Maree Mahony
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