New Zealand face hosts Brazil in their second match at U17 World Cup

New Zealand will come back to Estádio Bezerrão to face the hosts Brazil in their second match in the world stage youth tournament. The Kiwis suffered a very frustrating defeat against Angola in their opener match by 2-1 margin and hope for a better result against the South American powerhouses. The task of the OceaniaContinue reading “New Zealand face hosts Brazil in their second match at U17 World Cup”

Welcome to World Stage, Solomon Islands!

Solomon Islands just made their debut at world stage of football; previously the islanders were well represented by the Kurukuru at FIFA Futsal World Cup and for the Bilikiki at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. Their first time in a football tournament was surely a moment to remember for two reasons: a proud moment forContinue reading “Welcome to World Stage, Solomon Islands!”

Magenta beats Hienghène and keep their chances to win Mobil Super Ligue

🇫🇷 Lire en français ici The 16th round of Mobil Super Ligue, the first tier of football in New Caledonia had very important clashes and the current most important derby of the country: Hienghène against Magenta. The task of Magenta was not easy for this round: they needed to win the match against the currentContinue reading “Magenta beats Hienghène and keep their chances to win Mobil Super Ligue”

Phoenix suffers third defeat in a row

Western United, Sydney FC and now Perth Glory is the side that defeats Wellington Phoenix in their three first matches at 2019/20 A-League season. The experience of the 37-year old midfielder Diego Castro made a crucial impact for the game result. The English marksman Gary Hooper was expected to be in the starting eleven forContinue reading “Phoenix suffers third defeat in a row”

Uninspired New Zealand is defeated by African debutants

Today New Zealand started their campaing at the 2019 U17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and Estádio Bezerrão did not see a good performance by the Young All Whites – surely the coach Jose Figueira is not happy from what he has seem from his team. New Zealand faced Angola at their opener – theContinue reading “Uninspired New Zealand is defeated by African debutants”

Distance derby might be Hooper debut for Phoenix

The distance derby is always an important part of Wellington Phoenix – specially when their opponents are the current premiers of A-League. Perth Glory made a superb season in 2018/19, topping the A-League regular season and playing a very attractive football. Andy Keogh, Chris Ikonomidis and Diego Castro made fantastic combinations all over the seasonContinue reading “Distance derby might be Hooper debut for Phoenix”

U17 World Cup: New Zealand looks to keep their development running

There is no doubt that New Zealand is most prominent football nation of Oceania, but at world stage the situation is far different: the Kiwis took part of only two World Cups (1982 and 2010) and produced few players that had impact at the most important football leagues. Wynton Rufer is certainly the most prominentContinue reading “U17 World Cup: New Zealand looks to keep their development running”

Krishna scores in ATK first ISL win in the season

The Fijian international Roy Krishna after a fantastic season at Hyundai A-League for Wellington Phoenix, finnaly found the nets in his new club in India: ATK, the Kolkata based club, won their first match in the season and Krishna and his partner at Phoenix days David Williams helped to secure an important result for hisContinue reading “Krishna scores in ATK first ISL win in the season”

Hienghène one draw away from Mobil Super Ligue title

🇫🇷 Lire en Français ici For the first time in New Caledonian football history we can see in this weekend a local team winning all competitions they played in a season: Hienghène Sport already added the honours of OFC Champions League and Coupe de Calédonie and this Sunday they will be seeking the Mobil SuperContinue reading “Hienghène one draw away from Mobil Super Ligue title”

George Stevenson: experience to help the Kurukuru

The dominance of Solomon Islands at continental level in Oceania is clear: the last three editions of the FIFA Futsal World Cup, the representant of OFC were the Kurukuru – winning all qualyfing tournaments in Oceania, taking the slot FIFA guarantees to OFC at the most important Futsal world event. Currently ranked 48th at FIFAContinue reading “George Stevenson: experience to help the Kurukuru”