Brian Kaltak back to action with Auckland City in New Zealand

After being crowned champion of the 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership, Auckland City is back in action in New Zealand. The team, which continues to be coached by Jose Figueira, beat Manukau United 2-0 in a friendly match contested this weekend. Many of the players who were in the squad last season have returned to theContinue reading “Brian Kaltak back to action with Auckland City in New Zealand”

Youngsters debut for Manukau United’s first team in a friendly against Auckland City

Regional football leagues were cancelled in northern New Zealand due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including Lotto NRFL Premier Men’s – the stronger regional league from New Zealand’s winter football season. Despite that, local teams resumed their activities with training sessions and friendlies. One of these teams is Manukau United that recently playedContinue reading “Youngsters debut for Manukau United’s first team in a friendly against Auckland City”

All Whites’ forward Myer Bevan joins TS Galaxy FC from South Africa

Another young New Zealand player left the country to play abroad: Myer Bevan. The 23-year-old forward joined TS Galaxy FC from South Africa’s top tier league on a three-year contract. Bevan was the top scorer of 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership – the national football league from New Zealand – with fifteen goals. playing for AucklandContinue reading “All Whites’ forward Myer Bevan joins TS Galaxy FC from South Africa”

Elijah Just scores as Callum McCowatt debuts for FC Helsingør in Denmark

FC Helsingør received Skive IK at Helsingør Stadion in the seventh matchweek of 2020-21 First Division – the second tier of Danish football. And this match was very special for two young players from New Zealand: Callum McCowatt and Elijah Just. Just was in Helsingør’s starting eleven for the seventh straigh game while McCowatt startedContinue reading “Elijah Just scores as Callum McCowatt debuts for FC Helsingør in Denmark”

Late goal pushes Hienghène Sport into New Caledonia Cup’s final

🇫🇷 Français Two of the biggest football teams from New Caledonia, AS Magenta and Hienghène Sport clashed at Stade Numa Daly on this Saturday to decide which team would stay alive to fight for the local cup’s title against SC Ne Drehu in the final. AS Magenta opened the scoreboard in the 18th minute withContinue reading “Late goal pushes Hienghène Sport into New Caledonia Cup’s final”

Clayton Lewis targets Tokyo Olympics as he explains his return to New Zealand

Clayton Lewis is one of New Zealand’s most important players. The 23-year-old midfielder has already represented his country fourteen times and guided the OlyWhites to a spot in the men’s football tournament of Tokyo Olympics in 2021. The former Scunthorpe United footballer recently played for Auckland United in the NRFL Premier League before the leagueContinue reading “Clayton Lewis targets Tokyo Olympics as he explains his return to New Zealand”

Jesse Randall joins Hawke’s Bay United for 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership

The 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership is scheduled to kick-off next month and the participating teams are starting to release their squads for the upcoming season. The first team to make official statements about players’ signing was Hawke’s Bay United that start to announce their squad. The biggest news is that youngster Jesse Randall has joinedContinue reading “Jesse Randall joins Hawke’s Bay United for 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership”

New Zealand: 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership to kick-off in November

The most important football tournament from New Zealand already has a proposed date to begin as 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership is set to kick-off next month. The biggest news is that only eight teams will fight for the title this season as Southern United and Tasman United merged with Canterbury United. It was also confirmedContinue reading “New Zealand: 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership to kick-off in November”

Former Vanuatu international Seule Soromon shines in New Zealand

The 2020 winter football season is over for many clubs from New Zealand as the Ultra Football Central League finished this weekend and Miramar Rangers were crowned league champions by beating Western Suburbs 1-0. Besides that, four other matches were contested this weekend in the final matchday of Central League’s season. Wairarapa United hammered WatersideContinue reading “Former Vanuatu international Seule Soromon shines in New Zealand”

Miramar Rangers clinch 2020 Ultra Football Central League title in New Zealand

Miramar Rangers and Western Suburbs clashed at David Farrington Park in the last matchday of 2020 Ultra Football Central League – one of the most important regional leagues from New Zealand – in a thrilling match. Western Suburbs suffered a major blow in the first half when Ryan Feutz left the pitch due to anContinue reading “Miramar Rangers clinch 2020 Ultra Football Central League title in New Zealand”