Our PatroN - Ryan Nelson
Ryan Nelsen launches The New Zealand Football Foundation at a function at Sky City in Auckland. Photo: Andrew Cornaga - PHOTOSPORT
The New Zealand Football Foundation are proud to have Former All White Captain Ryan Nelson ONZM as the Patron of the Football Foundation.
Ryan is a former professional footballer who not only Captained the All Whites during the infamous undefeated 2010 World Cup Campaign, he also played at the highest level in both the USA and England, most notably for Blackburn Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur.
In Memory of Sir Eion Edgar
Sir Eion Edgar. Photo courtesy of Forsyth Barr
The New Zealand Football Foundation are proud to have Sir Eion Edgar as a past Honorary Patron of the Football Foundation.
Sir Eion Edgar was a man who made a big difference in New Zealand, both as a visionary businessman and as a philanthropist in sport, education, youth, arts, sports and health.
Sir Eion was also a generous benefactor, having donated $500,000 to the Foundation.