Encompassed with Snowflakes Mountains, rugged peninsula, glacial lakes and wildlife penguins, the Otago region is one of the beauties in the South Island of New Zealand. But there is more to this region which is their love for soccer. This guide seeks to cover soccer leagues, associations and teams in Otago.
Soccer Evolution in Otago
One of NZ’s oldest football clubs: Roslyn Wakari was founded in 1888 in Otago and it recently celebrated its 131th anniversary. With 590 players comprising of 4 women’s team, 10 senior men’s team and 29 junior teams. They have enjoyed several feats which include being the long time holders of the Hanlon Shield given to the top overall club in performance in Otago.