Rewa trashes Lautoka and advances to the next round of the OFC Champions League

Rewa and Lautoka played two great games to determine who would represent Fiji in the final round of the OFC Champions League. The defending champions were bolstered by Papua New Guinea goalkeeper Ismael Pole and experienced forwards Raymond Gunemba and Joses Nawo – Rewa had 5 players who had played in the World Cup qualifiersContinue reading “Rewa trashes Lautoka and advances to the next round of the OFC Champions League”

Fiji Women’s National Team finishes tour in Australia

The Fiji women’s national team has taken another step towards preparing for the OFC Nations Cup. The girls traveled to Sydney to play two friendly matches against the Philippines – national team that is qualified for the FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup. In the first clash Fiji lost 7-2; after trailing 6-0 at halftime, CemaContinue reading “Fiji Women’s National Team finishes tour in Australia”

Roy Krishna leads Fiji to beat Vanuatu in international friendly

Vanuatu has unfortunately withdrawn from the OFC World Cup qualifiers because of an outbreak of Covid-19 in its delegation. Fiji was eliminated by Papua New Guinea early in the group stage after a 2-1 defeat. Both national teams took advantage of the rare opportunity to play a friendly match – which will count towards theContinue reading “Roy Krishna leads Fiji to beat Vanuatu in international friendly”

Papua New Guinea defeats Fiji and qualifies for WCQ semifinals

Fiji and Papua New Guinea met at Grand Hamad Stadium to duel for a place in the semifinals of the World Cup Qualifiers. The Kapuls needed only a draw, while the Bula Boys needed to win to advance. In the eighth minute a good play by Roy Krishna and Ashnil Raju left Sairusi Nalaubu inContinue reading “Papua New Guinea defeats Fiji and qualifies for WCQ semifinals”

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”

Sami and Cavuilagi to miss decisive match against Papua New Guinea

The Fiji Football Association announced very bad news for the fans of the Bula Boys; two players are set to miss the most important match so far for the Fijians. The Rewa’s Kishan Sami and Lautoka’s Sitiveni Cavuilagi will not be available for the head coach Flemming Serritslev against Papua New Guinea. Sami was aContinue reading “Sami and Cavuilagi to miss decisive match against Papua New Guinea”

Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ

New Zealand and Fiji clashed on Sunday in the second round of OFC World Cup qualifiers at the Qatar SC Stadium. The All Whites were overwhelming favorites for the match and made sure to show it on the pitch by dominating the actions from the first minute of the game. The first chance came withContinue reading “Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ”

Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 2

The second matchday of OFC World Cup Qualifiers begins today with two clashes from Group B, as both matches of Group A were cancelled due to a COVID-19 outbreak in Cook Islands and Vanuatu delegations. NEW ZEALAND VS FIJI New Zealand and Fiji will meet for the first time since 2017. The All Whites haveContinue reading “Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 2”

Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1

Today – 17th March – begins the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers for OFC. In the race we have eight teams battling for a place in the intercontinental playoff. Unlike in other editions, this time the qualifiers will be held in Doha, Qatar in a tournament format, identical to the OFC Nations Cup – theContinue reading “Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1”

Fiji thrashes Vanuatu in preparatory friendly match

Fiji and Vanuatu are two of the national teams that have already landed in Qatar for the World Cup qualifiers. The two teams took the field today at Doha University in a preparatory friendly match. The two teams are in different groups in the tournament that will give a place in the continental playoff. OnContinue reading “Fiji thrashes Vanuatu in preparatory friendly match”