Southampton FC Women's Ashleigh Ward has been called up for New Zealand's Football Fearns ahead of their January friendlies against the USA.

The Saints defender adds to her experience at International level, having previously been called up for the two-game series against Korea Republic in November 2022.

This schedule will see New Zealand take on the USA in two matches; the first at Wellington Regional Stadium on Wednesday 18th, before travelling to Eden Park in Aukland on Saturday 21st (both matches at 3am GMT).