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”

Nigel Malagian: I am totally focused on my rehabilitation

One of the most promising defenders from Papua New Guinea, Nigel Malagian went through some tough times this season after suffering a stroke in July. He was taken to the hospital after he fainted during his daily work-out training. Malagian joined Lae City FC in March after leaving Tusbab Stallions. Unfortunately, he did not haveContinue reading “Nigel Malagian: I am totally focused on my rehabilitation”

Micah Lea’alafa focused on developing football in Solomon Islands

Micah Lea’alafa is one of the most important players from Solomon Islands. After spending some months playing in a professional league, the 29-year-old forward is currently in his home country with a main focus: helping in the development of local football. Lea’alafa had the opportunity to live the dream of many children: becoming a professionalContinue reading “Micah Lea’alafa focused on developing football in Solomon Islands”

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”

Roy Krishna arrives in India to rejoin ATK Mohun Bagan

After a long wait, Roy Krishna is finally in India. The legendary Fijian forward arrived in Goa on this Saturday to rejoin ATK – which is now called ATK Mohun Bagan – to start his preparation for 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL), the major football league from India. Krishna left Fiji on September 26 andContinue reading “Roy Krishna arrives in India to rejoin ATK Mohun Bagan”

Isabel United keep their unbeaten run in S-League as they beat Real Kakamora

The opening match of 2020 Telekom S-League’s eleventh matchweek was contested between Isabel United and Real Kakamora at Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara – the capital of the Solomon Islands. In a well contested game, Isabel won their third game in a row to keep climbing the ladder. Isabel United opened the scoreboard with anContinue reading “Isabel United keep their unbeaten run in S-League as they beat Real Kakamora”

Own goal brings Laugu United closer to Henderson Eels in Telekom S-League

Laugu United and Malaita Kingz clashed at Lawson Tama Stadium in the eleventh matchweek of Telekom S-League – the national football league from the Solomon Islands. Despite the favouritism, the team coached by Paul Kakai did not have an easy day. Jeffery Bule almost opened the scoreboard in the third minute but his header hitContinue reading “Own goal brings Laugu United closer to Henderson Eels in Telekom S-League”

Vanuatu: Massing Kalotang shines as Erakor Golden Star advance in PVFA Top Four

Erakor Golden Star and Tafea clashed at Port Vila Stadium in the first match of PVFA Top Four – a knock-out tournament contested by the top four teams of 2019-20 PVFA Premier League from Vanuatu. The match, that was originally scheduled to kick-off at 2pm was delayed due to an issue with the net ofContinue reading “Vanuatu: Massing Kalotang shines as Erakor Golden Star advance in PVFA Top Four”