Niko Kirwan: All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan’s son scores winner for NZ soccer group

Niko Kirwan scored on his second look for the New Zealand soccer group

Niko Kirwan, son of All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan, scored for New Zealand’s soccer group in a 1-0 win over Bahrain.

Substitute Kirwan headed in a cross within the 89th minute of the pleasant for his first worldwide aim on Tuesday.

“It is unreal,” stated the 26-year-old, who performs for Padova in Italy’s Serie C.

Kirwan’s father gained 63 caps for New Zealand and helped them to victory within the 1987 rugby union World Cup.

Niko Kirwan was making his second look for his nation’s nationwide facet, having made his debut in a 2-1 win over Curacao on Sunday.

“I used to be already so blissful to get referred to as up and actually eager to indicate [coach] Danny [Hay] and the employees what I am able to, however you’d by no means suppose that we might come away with two wins and particularly the aim.”

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