New Caledonia international signs with French team

🇫🇷Français 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 playedContinue reading “New Caledonia international signs with French team”

New Caledonia women’s national team first to unveil squad for OFC Women’s Nations Cup

🇫🇷Français New Caledonia is the first team to announce its squad for the OFC Women’s Nations Cup, which will take place in Fiji next month. 20 girls were called by coach Michel Berbeche after a long training period in Lifou. Only goalkeeper Lorenzo Hmamano, midfielder Shaya Ihmeling and striker Jackie Pahoa are the only remnantsContinue reading “New Caledonia women’s national team first to unveil squad for OFC Women’s Nations Cup”

Hienghène beats Ne Drehu and will represent New Caledonia at OFC Champions League final round

🇫🇷Français Hienghène and SC Ne Drehu kicked off the OFC Champions League 2022 at Stade Yoshida last Saturday – 4th June – for the first OFC Champions League national qualifier. The winner of the two-legged clash is going to represent New Caledonia in the final round of the 2022 OFC Champions League. The first scoringContinue reading “Hienghène beats Ne Drehu and will represent New Caledonia at OFC Champions League final round”

Hienghène and Ne Drehu kicks-off the 2022 OFC Champions League

🇫🇷Français Today – 4th June – the start of the 2022 OFC Champions League will be set. The most important competition in the South Pacific returns after two seasons of absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2020 edition the tournament was cancelled just after the completion of the group stage. As explained earlierContinue reading “Hienghène and Ne Drehu kicks-off the 2022 OFC Champions League”

Georges Gope-Fenepej scores, Concarneau wins the Brittany Derby and keeps dreaming of promotion to Ligue 2

🇫🇷Français Concarneau and Stade Briochin took to the field for the thirty-first round of the Championnat National – the third tier of French football. For Concarneau, the three points were crucial to keep their dream of a place in Ligue 2 alive. Georges Gope-Fenepej has been playing an important role in Concarneau’s journey in theContinue reading “Georges Gope-Fenepej scores, Concarneau wins the Brittany Derby and keeps dreaming of promotion to Ligue 2”

Alex Greive on a high note as New Zealand thrash New Caledonia in WCQ

Already qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament, New Zealand fielded an alternate starting eleven to face New Caledonia last Friday at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium. Despite the low expectations for this game, the All Whites put on a show on the field in front of an inoperative opponent. Alex Greive had a fantastic performanceContinue reading “Alex Greive on a high note as New Zealand thrash New Caledonia in 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”

New Caledonia plays two friendly matches in France

🇫🇷Français On Sunday – 27th Feb – New Caledonia national ream traveled to France to continue their preparation for the World Cup qualifiers. The team settled in Nantes, where they were able to meet coach of Nantes of Ligue 1 – the New Caledonian football legend Antoine KombouarĂ©. Born in NoumĂ©a, he made his careerContinue reading “New Caledonia plays two friendly matches in France”

AS Magenta/Hienghène domination came to an end in New Caledonia

🇫🇷 Français The atypical season in New Caledonia was finished last weekend at Stade Yoshida, KonĂ©. Four teams were in the battle for the title and spots in the next OFC Champions League; after being forced to postpone the final matchweek due conflicts in the country, Tiga Sport, Horizon Patho and the powerful duo ASContinue reading “AS Magenta/Hienghène domination came to an end in New Caledonia”