What Sports are Popular at University

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Through different sports associations, many college students are given the chance to play at the varsity level on various competitive sports. Some varsity athletes are given eligibility to play sports under scholarships through their colleges and they are required to have a strong time management skills to balance their studies and practices for games. College sports come in a wide variety, in which basketball, football, soccer and volleyball are the most popular sports. Other sports like wrestling, swimming, tennis, frisbee and even martial arts are also offered to students wanting to engage in sports.

Women’s Football

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New Zealand’s national football team is the Football Ferns which represented the country in the International Women’s Football League. The national team is governed by the New Zealand Football which operates the New Zealand Football Association (NZFA). The New Zealand national team was able to qualify for the 2007 FIFA Women’s Cup which is held in China in September 2007. This feat sent the whole team to their first World Cup in 16 years and the second since their debut in the international competition in 1975.