U-17 OFC Championship: Vanuatu must be proud

Vanuatu was knocked-out of the U-17 OFC Championship by New Zealand this Sunday (22th Jan) ended their dreams to take part in the U-17 World Cup to be held in Peru this year. This would be the second time Vanuatu would take part in a FIFA tournament, but they could fo through the strong NewContinue reading “U-17 OFC Championship: Vanuatu must be proud”

All Whites striker Chris Wood is off to Forest

Rumours are now confirmed: the well-known kiwi striker Chris Wood, 31-year-old, made his move to a new club in England, the traditional Nottingham Forest. Newcastle and Forest agreed on terms this morning and he will join The Reds on loan with an obligation-to-buy clause. Wood will undergo medicals and is expected to sign contract stillContinue reading “All Whites striker Chris Wood is off to Forest”

Solomon Islands’ international looks for football opportunities in the Middle East

A product of Royals Football Academy in Solomon Islands is currently based in the Middle East; the Solomon Islands’ international striker Ali Mekawir is currently playing in United Arab Emirates after a spell in Australia’s National Premier League side Adelaide City – where he played a total of nine games. The striker, who represented theContinue reading “Solomon Islands’ international looks for football opportunities in the Middle East”

Nabil Begg confirms: “I will stay in my hometown”

Fiji has a new wonderkid; he hails from Ba and represents the most victorious district of Fijian football. The 18 year-old striker Nabill Begg is already a regular striker for the Men in Black and already scored a number of important goals for his team. YouTube: Oceania Football Center Certainly, the most important goal ofContinue reading “Nabil Begg confirms: “I will stay in my hometown””

U17 OFC Championship: Fiji comfortably beats Samoa to delight home crowd

The second matchday of the U17 OFC Championship had only one match in the Fijian capital city, Suva. The hosts started their campaign against Samoa – the Samoans, coached by local football legend Desmond Richmond Fa’aiuaso, the all-time scorer for his country, aimed to grab a surprise result against the hosts. Samoa counted on someContinue reading “U17 OFC Championship: Fiji comfortably beats Samoa to delight home crowd”

Roy Krishna is failing to impress in his new club

Since leaving Labasa in Fiji to join the New Zealand-outfit Waitakere United, the striker made a name from himself. The now 35-year old player was expected to continue on his prime after guiding the Indian Super League side Mohun Bagan to very good seasons. Every football fan, every football expert and even every Fijian citizenContinue reading “Roy Krishna is failing to impress in his new club”

Fijian top-striker Sairusi Nalaubu turns 26

14th December is a very important day for one of the most prolific footballers from Fiji and Oceania: Lautoka’s Sairusi Nalaubu celebrates one more birthday – completing now 26-years old. The striker is enjoying the best moment of his career, being the top-scorer of the last two editions of the Vodafone Premier League – theContinue reading “Fijian top-striker Sairusi Nalaubu turns 26”

It’s do or die: Fiji and Papua New Guinea play their FIFA World Cup hopes

There are not more excuses for Fijians and Papuan New Guineans in Qatar: it is do or die. If they want to keep their dream alive to travel back to Qatar but this time by the end of the team to a historic first-ever FIFA World Cup appearance, they just can not fail now –Continue reading “It’s do or die: Fiji and Papua New Guinea play their FIFA World Cup hopes”

Cook Islands return to international football after seven years

After seven long years the Cook Islands senior national team is back on the field for the World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar. It will be the first time that the national team from the small Pacific archipelago will play outside Oceania. In Qatar, Cook Islands will have the return of five playersContinue reading “Cook Islands return to international football after seven years”

Papua New Guinea hopes to repeat 2016 heroic campaign

Papua New Guinea’s national team traveled to Qatar today to compete in the World Cup qualifiers. 21 players plus the staff members departed from Port Moresby. Brazilian Marcos Gusmão will be the Kapuls coach. The last time the Papua New Guinea national team played an official match was at the Pacific Games 2019, where theyContinue reading “Papua New Guinea hopes to repeat 2016 heroic campaign”