Mr. Noel Davies, NZBF President has confirmed the withdrawal of the New Zealand team from the BCO Senior qualification tournament.
As a consequence, and in accordance with BCO policy and rules, the BCO has no choice but to cancel the BCO Senior qualification playoff.
Furthermore in accordance with the decisions of the 2005 BCO Congress regarding the BCO Regional competition structure for 2005 - 2009, Australia will now be the Oceania representative for the 2007 IBAF World Cup and IBAF Olympic playoff tournament scheduled for early 2008.
BCO Secretary General
2007 SENIOR OCEANIA CHAMPIONSIPS