New Zealand advanced to the final stage of World Cup qualifying in the Oceania region by beating Fiji 2-0 Tuesday.
New Zealand need just a point from their final group game against Fiji to book their place in the Oceania World Cup qualifying playoff.
The Wellington Phoenix have run out of patience with the FFA, issuing a vigorous demand for an international window in the A-League.
Tahiti moved into pole position in Group B of Oceania World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 win away at Papua New Guinea on Thursday.
Wellington Phoenix striker Shane Smeltz has called on the FFA to reschedule his side's round 24 clash with Newcastle.
Steve Sumner, who captained the New Zealand football team that played at the 1982 World Cup, died on Wednesday. He was 61.