Keana does not appear to overage case testimonial

It was recently reported that Maxwell Keana hearing to Oceania Football Confederation was postponed by the football body – now the reason is opened to public knowledge: the midfielder did not show up to the testimonial regarding the overage case. The player recently sent a letter to OFC stating he was not an under U17Continue reading “Keana does not appear to overage case testimonial”

Keana case – Episode #03: the suspension

Episode #01: damaging his own careerEpisode #02: What is behind It is being reported by local sources that Maxwell Keana is suspended from all Solomon Islands Football Federaton (SIFF) football activities including Telekom S-League matches. The suspension began on Tuesday, 26th November. Local sources are also reporting that SIFF lodged a criminal complaint for falsification and fraudContinue reading “Keana case – Episode #03: the suspension”

Solomon Islands faced proven quality at U17 World Cup

Solomon Islands U17 National Team ended their participation in 2019 U17 FIFA World Cup with three losses in three matches. They were criticized by many people in their homeland but they really did their best. They were in a very hard group with Italy, Mexico and Paraguay, three strong teams that are currently in theContinue reading “Solomon Islands faced proven quality at U17 World Cup”

Solomon Islands 0-8 Mexico: a performance analysis

Solomon Islands played its last match in U17 World Cup against Mexico. Despite the 8-0 loss there are still some positive things to be said about this game. Oceania Football Center brings another performance analysis just like we did after the match against Paraguay. As we said in the last performance analysis article, Solomon IslandsContinue reading “Solomon Islands 0-8 Mexico: a performance analysis”

Dead end for Oceania in U17 World Cup

New Zealand is eliminated in the 2019 U17 World Cup. They were the fifth best third placed team in the World Cup but only the top four third placed teams qualified for Round of 16, so New Zealand ended its participation in the championship in the 17th position. They could have done more to qualifyContinue reading “Dead end for Oceania in U17 World Cup”

Solomon Islands and football: the first steps are made

Solomon Islands ended their participation in FIFA U17 World Cup with a 8-0 loss to Mexico. Despite the heavy loss there are positive things to be pointed specially in the first half. The biggest defensive problems remained, but it was clear that they were trying to make their best during the whole game. Left BackContinue reading “Solomon Islands and football: the first steps are made”

Solomon Islands vs Mexico – Preview

Solomon Islands had a heavy loss with many mistakes against Paraguay and Oceania Football Center already talked about that. Even being already eliminated, Solomon Islands still has an opportunity to perform one more time at international level in this World Cup. Mexico draw one match against Paraguay and lost another to Italy and they reallyContinue reading “Solomon Islands vs Mexico – Preview”

Solomon Islands U17: a performance analysis

Solomon Islands did not perform well and lost to Paraguay by 7-0. The Islanders had more ball possession (55%) but only had one shot on target during the whole game. Oceania Football Center goes deeper to bring an analysis about the Bonitos campaign in U17 World Cup. The first thing that needs to be pointedContinue reading “Solomon Islands U17: a performance analysis”

Many mistakes for Solomon Islands in a heavy defeat for Paraguay

Solomon Islands made history qualifying for the U17 World Cup held in Brazil this year – we all know this would be a hard challenge for the young men from the Pacific Islands to face teams with much more experience in the world stage. Their first match in the tournament against Italy gave a clearContinue reading “Many mistakes for Solomon Islands in a heavy defeat for Paraguay”

Solomon Islands vs Paraguay – Preview

Despite losing to Italy by 5-0 in the debut, Solomon Islands showed some positive things in the opening match and comes to this game very focused on facing Paraguay in a good level. Paraguay drew with Mexico in the first round of the group stage and now they are looking for a win to comeContinue reading “Solomon Islands vs Paraguay – Preview”