Wellington Olympic’s Ben Mata set to play for Cook Islands

The first round of OFC qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup was initially set to be contested by four nations. However, American Samoa and Samoa withdrew due to COVID-19 pandemics, while Tonga dropped out of the tournament following a volcanic disaster that caused severe flooding across the country. With this, Cook Islands automatically qualifiedContinue reading “Wellington Olympic’s Ben Mata set to play for Cook Islands”

Alex Chin: Tongan blood in Hong Kong

Alex Chin is a professional footballer who plays for South China, in the second tier of Hong Kong football league system. Despite being born in the Asian nation, the 22-year-old goalkeeper has the possibility to represent Tonga internationally, since his mother was born there. Chin began his career at Tai Po and played there untilContinue reading “Alex Chin: Tongan blood in Hong Kong”

Tahiti Women’s National Team on tour in Europe

🇫🇷 Français For the first time in history, a Women’s National Football Team from the Pacific Islands will play in Europe. The Vahine Ura – how Tahiti Women’s National Team is known – will play three friendly matches in France. Two against Luxembourg and one against Andorra. These friendly matches are part of Tahiti’s preparationContinue reading “Tahiti Women’s National Team on tour in Europe”