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”

All Whites’ defender Bill Tuiloma back to action in the United States

Football is back in the United States of America after the COVID-19 pandemics as the MLS is Back Tournament kicked-off in the last weekend with 24 teams divided in six groups. All matches are being contested at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, nearContinue reading “All Whites’ defender Bill Tuiloma back to action in the United States”

American Kiwis #02 – Boxall performs well in Minnesota’s win

The second week of 2020 Major League Soccer is gone and now it is time to talk about the performance of New Zealanders in the biggest football league in the United States. Only three Kiwis were called for this weekend’s matches: Deklan Wynne, Elliot Collier and Michael Boxall. Wynne (Colorado Rapids) and Collier (Chicago Fire)Continue reading “American Kiwis #02 – Boxall performs well in Minnesota’s win”

American Kiwis #01 – MLS begins

The 2020 edition of Major League Soccer finally began. Twenty six teams from United States and Canada started to fight for the title of the main football league from these countries. This year will be very special for New Zealand in the MLS because there are eight Kiwis in the league. The first matchweek isContinue reading “American Kiwis #01 – MLS begins”

Bill Tuiloma to miss Timbers’ first matches of 2020 MLS season

New Zealand international Bill Tuiloma is expected to miss the next two months due to a right calf strain. He was in Costa Rica with Portland Timbers’ preseason squad but he went back Portland to start the recovery process. The central back is going to miss the first matches of Portland Timbers in the 2020Continue reading “Bill Tuiloma to miss Timbers’ first matches of 2020 MLS season”

Portland Timbers extends Bill Tuiloma’s contract

Major League Soccer club Portland Timbers announced that they reached an agreement to extend Bill Tuiloma’s contract. It is being reported as a “multi-year deal” but there is no exact information about the new contract’s duration. Tuiloma is a 24 years old central back born in New Zealand and he is playing for Portland TimbersContinue reading “Portland Timbers extends Bill Tuiloma’s contract”