43-0: Veitongo smash Isileli Kapeta in Tonga Challenge Cup

The 2020 Tonga Challenge Cup is coming to its end as the men’s tournament reached the knock-out stage. Sixteen teams, eight from each group, are going to fight for this title in Tonga. However, the most interesting fact took place in the final round of the group stage, when current national champions defeated Isileli KapetaContinue reading “43-0: Veitongo smash Isileli Kapeta in Tonga Challenge Cup”

1993: When Oceania crossed Diego Armando Maradona’s path

Football lovers are mourning the passing of Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time. As a tribute to him, we bring you the story of when Oceania crossed his path in 1993. The original version of the text was written in Portuguese by Futebol Portenho, a Brazilian channel specialized in ArgentineanContinue reading “1993: When Oceania crossed Diego Armando Maradona’s path”

Fiij FACT: Lautoka on thorny mission after Nadi’s victory against Navua

Nadi defeated Navua by 4-1 in the opening game of Fiji FACT’s third matchday, and this result puts Lautoka in trouble right before their clash against Suva: the Bluez must win by three or more goals to qualify for the semi-finals. The conjecture of the clash between Lautoka and Suva changed completely a few hoursContinue reading “Fiij FACT: Lautoka on thorny mission after Nadi’s victory against Navua”

The third matchday of Fiji FACT should have been postponed

The third matchday of 2020 Fiji FACT kicked-off at Subrail Park in Labasa, with an important clash between Nadi and Navua. As expected, the pitch is not suitable for football matches, and what we are watching is something similar to the sport we know as football. Both sides had difficulties to keep the ball possession,Continue reading “The third matchday of Fiji FACT should have been postponed”

Fiji FACT: Ba and Labasa are ready for key clash

The 2020 Fiji FACT’s group stage reaches its final day and there is one team that is in a very comfortable situation: Rewa. The Delta Tigers are on top of Group A with four points in two matches, the same number of points Ba have. After an 1-1 draw against Ba, Rewa can secure theirContinue reading “Fiji FACT: Ba and Labasa are ready for key clash”

Fiji FACT: terrible pitch condition takes good football away from Subrail Park

The 2020 Fiji FACT kicked-off at Churchill Park in Lautoka on Saturday with two matches, while two other games were contested at ANZ Stadium on Sunday. After these four clashes, all teams travelled to Vanua Levu, as the rest of the tournament is set to be contested at Subrail Park in Labasa. What should beContinue reading “Fiji FACT: terrible pitch condition takes good football away from Subrail Park”

Fiji FACT: Nalaubu shines as Suva defeat Nadi in a muddy clash

Nadi and Suva clashed at Subrail Park in Labasa in the second round of 2020 Fiji FACT, one of the most important football tournaments in Fiji. Despite the rain and the mud, Suva managed to defeat their opponents in a hard-fought contest. Shivneel Pillay took advantage of a defensive mistake to open the scoreboard forContinue reading “Fiji FACT: Nalaubu shines as Suva defeat Nadi in a muddy clash”

Rewa’s late goal punishes Ba in Fiji FACT

After winning in the first matchweek of 2020 Fiji FACT, Ba and Rewa clashed at Subrail Park to fight for the first position in the Group A, and the rain and the bad condition of the pitch did not prevent them to fight for the victory until the final whistle. Abbu Zahid opened the scoreboardContinue reading “Rewa’s late goal punishes Ba in Fiji FACT”

Fiji FACT: Lautoka claim narrow victory against Navua

After being defeated in the opening round of 2020 Fiji FACT, Lautoka and Navua came to the pitch focused on grabbing their first three points in the tournament – and the Bluez fared better in this important clash. Dave Radrigai opened the scoreboard for Lautoka after a nice pass by Edward Aaron in the 11thContinue reading “Fiji FACT: Lautoka claim narrow victory against Navua”

Team Wellington’s star Jack-Henry Sinclair to miss three months due to shoulder injury

Team Wellington is one of the two teams that are still unbeaten in 2020-21 ISPS Handa Men’s Premiership, the national football league in New Zealand. The team coached by Scott Hales is sharing the lead with Hamilton Wanderers with six points each. Despite the good start in the season, Hales will have to deal withContinue reading “Team Wellington’s star Jack-Henry Sinclair to miss three months due to shoulder injury”