Raphael Lea’i not to trial in Australia

After the FIFA OFC World Cup Qualifiers, ten Solomon Islanders players went to Australia for a trial in search of a professional contract – Ali Mekawir even signed with Adelaide City. Raphael Lea’i was expected to be with the other players to hold a trial but had to return to the Solomon Islands for personalContinue reading “Raphael Lea’i not to trial in Australia”

Brian Kaltak: the path to professional football

Brian Kaltak is Vanuatu’s most successful footballer in the last decade. He made his international debut – and was captain at the age of just 17. For four seasons he has been with Auckland City – the biggest football club in Oceania. In Auckland he has established himself as one of the best defenders onContinue reading “Brian Kaltak: the path to professional football”

Tommy Semmy scores for the first time for the Altona Magic

Tommy Semmy continues proving to be one of Papua New Guinea’s most successful football players. Three games after his debut against Hume City the striker scored for the first time in the NPL in a 2-0 win against Dandenong Thunder, after a beautiful run past defenders and finishing perfectly. Tommy Semmy joined the Papua NewContinue reading “Tommy Semmy scores for the first time for the Altona Magic”

Solomon Islands finishes tour in Australia heading to World Cup qualifiers

The Solomon Islands finished their tour in Queensland, Australia – 9th March – in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers. The team coached by Felipe Vega-Arango collected two wins and one loss. In the first match the Bonitos faced the under-23 team of Brisbane Roar, since the friendly match against the Brisbane Roar’s main teamContinue reading “Solomon Islands finishes tour in Australia heading to World Cup qualifiers”

New Zealand and Australia want to co-host 2023 Women’s World Cup

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup is the 9th edition of the tournament and the first ever with 32 teams but the host nation is not decided yet. Brazil, Colombia and Japan are also interested on hosting the event. New Zealand and Australia recently announced a partnership to launch a joint Women’s World Cup bid.Continue reading “New Zealand and Australia want to co-host 2023 Women’s World Cup”