Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ

New Zealand and Fiji clashed on Sunday in the second round of OFC World Cup qualifiers at the Qatar SC Stadium. The All Whites were overwhelming favorites for the match and made sure to show it on the pitch by dominating the actions from the first minute of the game. The first chance came withContinue reading “Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ”

Sairusi Nalaubu shines as Fiji defeats New Caledonia in Doha

Fiji and New Caledonia clashed last friday in Doha and the Bula Boys earned three important points aiming the semifinals of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The team coached by Flemming Serritslev opened the scoreboard in the first minutes of the game when Sairusi Nalaubu found the net after stealing the ball from New Caledonia’s defenderContinue reading “Sairusi Nalaubu shines as Fiji defeats New Caledonia in Doha”

Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1

Today – 17th March – begins the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers for OFC. In the race we have eight teams battling for a place in the intercontinental playoff. Unlike in other editions, this time the qualifiers will be held in Doha, Qatar in a tournament format, identical to the OFC Nations Cup – theContinue reading “Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1”

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”

Fiji: 18-year-old English-based player is called up to the Bula Boys

More news came from the Fiji national team camp in Ba today; the most recent addition to the squad was the Labasa’s man Ilisoni Logaivau, as recently stated by Oceania Football Center, but unfortunately for Logaivau he sustained an injury in his team most recent match against Rewa: “Our medical team, after getting his scanContinue reading “Fiji: 18-year-old English-based player is called up to the Bula Boys”

Solomon Islands to play three friendly matches in Australia

The Solomon Islands will play three friendly matches in Queensland, Australia before leaving for Qatar to play World Cup qualifiers. The national team had been training since November, and in the last few weeks the Spanish coach Felipe Vega-Arango decided who would be the players representing the Solomon Islands in the race for a placeContinue reading “Solomon Islands to play three friendly matches in Australia”

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Vanuatu displays great performance in friendly

In their second friendly match heading for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, the Vanuatu had a very good performance against the traditional side of Ifira Black Bird. The match was played this Tuesday at Port Vila Stadium. The Etienne Mermer-coached side had no problems to thrash the opponents by a compreehensive margin of 7 goals toContinue reading “FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Vanuatu displays great performance in friendly”

PNG Kapuls: David Browne is confirmed in national team squad

After a lot of rumours around the participation or not of Papua New Guinea’s sole full professional player in the next FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Oceania Football Center is delighted to announce that HJK’s David Browne will take part in the competition donning the colours of his home country. The news were confirmed by PNGContinue reading “PNG Kapuls: David Browne is confirmed in national team squad”

Wellington Olympic’s Ben Mata set to play for Cook Islands

The first round of OFC qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup was initially set to be contested by four nations. However, American Samoa and Samoa withdrew due to COVID-19 pandemics, while Tonga dropped out of the tournament following a volcanic disaster that caused severe flooding across the country. With this, Cook Islands automatically qualifiedContinue reading “Wellington Olympic’s Ben Mata set to play for Cook Islands”

Fiji: Flemming Serritslev names training squad heading for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

It was released by Fiji FA Media a list of 30 players called up for a training camp. The new national team head Flemming Serritslev will evaluate his option in a period of training that is set to key for the final selection of the national team that is set to battle for a spotContinue reading “Fiji: Flemming Serritslev names training squad heading for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers”