New Caledonia and New Zealand will represent OFC at U-17 FIFA World Cup

The semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship were played this Wednesday in Suva; the four teams expected to clinch a spot in the next U-17 FIFA World Cup to be played this year in Peru. The first game of the day were between New Caledonia and Tahiti; two of the best teams in the tournament,Continue reading “New Caledonia and New Zealand will represent OFC at U-17 FIFA World Cup”

Four teams, two spots and a dream: the FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti and New Caledonia will play the semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship on Wednesday – January 25th – in search of their dream of going to Peru to compete at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. New Zealand have played in the tournament numerous times before, New Caledonia will be looking toContinue reading “Four teams, two spots and a dream: the FIFA U-17 World Cup”

U-17 OFC Championship: Francophone clash will make one of the semifinals

New Caledonia and Tahiti confirmed their favouritism and advanced to the semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship after beating Samoa and Tonga respectively. It will be the first time they will face each other for a place in a FIFA Youth Tournament. NEW CALEDONIA VS SAMOA New Caledonia, favourites prior the start the game, tookContinue reading “U-17 OFC Championship: Francophone clash will make one of the semifinals”

U-17 OFC Championship: New Caledonia and Vanuatu win to secure quarterfinals spot

NEW CALEDONIA vs AMERICAN SAMOA The New Caledonians expected to bounce back from the 3-2 defeat they had against New Zealand in their first match in the competition. American Samoa knew they would have all the odds against them. As expected, New Caledonia started up on top, the impressive Hienghène’s young-star Nolhann Alebate had theContinue reading “U-17 OFC Championship: New Caledonia and Vanuatu win to secure quarterfinals spot”

Young New Caledonian international passes away in France

🇫🇷Français Ruben Kutran was one of New Caledonia’s top prospects, born in Lifou the youngster soon moved to France to play for Girondins Bordeaux where he stayed from 2017 to 2022 going through all the French club’s youth divisions even playing National 3 for Bordeuax’s B team. Since August 2022 he was a free agentContinue reading “Young New Caledonian international passes away in France”

New Caledonia: Lues Waya to trial for France’s Ligue 1 club

Français Recently, Oceania Football Center reported that New Caledonian top-striker Lues Waya is set to join a 4th-tier French side as reported by local media Foot-NC. The plan for the 21-year-old striker seems to have changed – and for better. Before joining Voltigeurs de Chateaubriant, the striker will trial for the prestigious FC Nantes, aContinue reading “New Caledonia: Lues Waya to trial for France’s Ligue 1 club”

Hienghène and Les Cagous Joseph AthalĂ© moves to French football

Français Recently, it was reported by New Caledonian media that New Caledonia young star Lues Waya is going to move Europe to sign for a 4th-tier side in France. But Waya is not the only one in New Caledonia who is moving abroad to play football. Joseph AthalĂ©, former AS Wetr, AS Magenta and mostContinue reading “Hienghène and Les Cagous Joseph AthalĂ© moves to French football”

New Caledonia: Tiga Sport celebrates Super Ligue title

Français The current Super Ligue winners of 2021 in New Caledonia celebrated last week their succesful defence of title; Tiga Sport hammered Horizon Patho in Mare to confirm their second title in a row. In their final match in the national league, The Toka surpassed Patho by 7-1 – Jimmy Welepane scored four of theContinue reading “New Caledonia: Tiga Sport celebrates Super Ligue title”

New Caledonian top-striker set to join French ‘National 2’ side

Français Important news are coming from NoumĂ©a this weekend: the New Caledonian national team striker Lues Waya is set to move to France to join National 2 side Voltigeurs de Chateaubriant, team that is current sitting 6th in the table in the French 4th-tier. The info was confirmed by Foot-NC. Waya, that plays for NewContinue reading “New Caledonian top-striker set to join French ‘National 2’ side”

New Caledonia international signs with French team

Titouan Richard is one of the great football hopes of New Caledonia. He has had stints with the Cagous youth national teams and was in New Caledonia’s participation in the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India after helping the team reach the final of the OFC U-17 championship. Since 2021 Titouan Richard has played forContinue reading “New Caledonia international signs with French team”