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All Whites thump Fiji

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Chris Wood made history as the All Whites beat Fiji 4-0 in their second group game at the Oceania World Cup qualifying tournament in Qatar.

Wood’s goal just before halftime made him the All Whites’ all-time leading goal scorer with 30. He went ahead of Vaughan Coveny, who had 29

It is their second win of the tournament and it qualifies them for the semi-finals of the tournament.

The All Whites took the lead on the stroke of halftime and took a 1-0 lead into the break. Clayton Lewis completed the scoring with a penalty in the final minute.

New Zealand plays New Caledonia on Friday

The winner of the Oceania tournament will meet the fourth-placed team from CONCACAF in the inter-continental play-off in June.

CONCACAF is the confederation of North and Central America and Caribbean Associations.

The winner of that one-off game qualifies for the FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar in November and December.

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