Will Ba have a season without trophies?

Ba are the biggest football champions in Fiji. The Men in Black are used to lift trophies every single year, but they still have not lifted a trophy this year, which makes 2020 an atypical year for the team coached by Ronil Kumar. The Men in Black started the year fighting for Champion vs Champion’sContinue reading “Will Ba have a season without trophies?”

Tommy Semmy ready for another big season in New Zealand

After finishing fifth last season, Hamilton Wanderers want more this time. The good news for the team coached by Kale Herbert is that key players like Derek Tieku and Tommy Semmy, who were selected for ‘2019-20 ISPS Handa Permiership’s Team of the Season’, remained in the squad for 2020-21. Since 2017 at the club, SemmyContinue reading “Tommy Semmy ready for another big season in New Zealand”

Sam Burfoot determined to bring Waitakere United back to the top in New Zealand

Waitakere United is one of the most important football clubs from New Zealand. Champions of the OFC Champions League in 2007 and 2008, they are currently living a title drought, as their last title was in 2013, when legendary Roy Krishna led the team to the national title. After some dark seasons, Waitakere United finallyContinue reading “Sam Burfoot determined to bring Waitakere United back to the top in New Zealand”

Welcome back to OFC Champions League, Rewa!

2020 is being a special year for Rewa. The Delta Tigers won the Battle of the Giants and finished second in the Vodafone Premier League, the top tier league from Fiji, with the same number of points as league champions Suva. Rewa have secured a spot in the next OFC Champions League for finishing secondContinue reading “Welcome back to OFC Champions League, Rewa!”

Kensi Tangis: ruling the Pacific Islands

The 2019-20 football season came to an end in Vanuatu last weekend when Galaxy FC beat Malampa Revivors 5-0 to win lift the national league’s trophy for the first time ever. And, once again, Kensi Tangis was the man of the match for Galaxy by scoring a hat-trick. The 30-year-old player is one of theContinue reading “Kensi Tangis: ruling the Pacific Islands”

Osea Vakatalesau makes his mother’s dream come true

Nadroga’s marvelous season is over and the Stallions are back to Vodafone Premier League after spending four years in Senior League, the second tier league from Fiji. With a powerful squad led by head coach Johnny Williams, football fans must expect a competitive side in the next Premier League season. Being promoted to Premier LeagueContinue reading “Osea Vakatalesau makes his mother’s dream come true”

Allista Kalip and one of the fastest goals of all time

We all know that who scores the most goals wins in football. While in basketball we can score two or three points at a time, in football every goal has the same value, one. However, there are goals that go down in history, whether for their beauty or their importance. As in other sports, thereContinue reading “Allista Kalip and one of the fastest goals of all time”

Kalotang: a surname to watch in Vanuatu football

Throughout the history of football, we have seen some families and surnames that have gained notoriety in the sport. The Maldini are one of the greatest examples: Cesare and Paolo have made history playing for Milan, each in their own time. Another great example are the brothers Jerome and Kevin-Prince Boateng, who play for differentContinue reading “Kalotang: a surname to watch in Vanuatu football”

VFF National Super League: a competition under the shadows of misinformation

The VFF National Super League is the national football championship in Vanuatu. This year’s edition began last Thursday when two matches of Group A were played at Soccer City in Luganville. As it was previously reported, five teams are in Group A while three other teams are in Group B. Group B has not startedContinue reading “VFF National Super League: a competition under the shadows of misinformation”

A season to learn for Hekari United

One of the themes recently addressed among football fans in Papua New Guinea and across the Pacific, where the name Hekari United FC has left a mark, is how and why the biggest national champions and 2010 OFC Champions League champions were unable to play in this year’s Kumul Petroleum National Soccer League final afterContinue reading “A season to learn for Hekari United”