Fiji: are you ready for Battle of Giants semi-finals?

One of the most traditional football tournament of Fiji is set for its decisive weekend; the venue is Churchill Park in Lautoka – the four contesters: Ba, Nadi, Rewa and Suva. The four teams will be looking for the major glory on Sunday, but before they will have the semi-final stage this Saturday (15th Aug)Continue reading “Fiji: are you ready for Battle of Giants semi-finals?”

Alwin Komolong heads to Ba for OFC Champions League

Contrary to reports from around a month ago, Alwin Komolong will be plying his trade for Fijian side Ba in the OFC Champions League in a couple of weeks, throwing into doubt his availability for Lae City for the remainder of the 2019/20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League season. We previously reported that bothContinue reading “Alwin Komolong heads to Ba for OFC Champions League”

Analysis: Double PNG OFC elimination demonstrates need for stable NSL

Both representatives of Papua New Guinea, Lae City and Hekari United, were eliminated at the Group Stage of the 2020 OFC Champions League after a win, a draw and a defeat wasn’t enough for either side to finish in the top two of their group. The early eliminations indicate something systematically wrong with football inContinue reading “Analysis: Double PNG OFC elimination demonstrates need for stable NSL”

Lae and Lautoka set for a battle in Luganville

Two of the strongest teams of the current edition of the OFC Champions League are ready for a battle in the group B held in Luganville, Vanuatu. The PNG National Soccer League title holders Lae City are ready to play against Lautoka from Fiji, both sides needing a win to boost their chances to proceedContinue reading “Lae and Lautoka set for a battle in Luganville”

Scott Wara: finding his space in England

Oceania Football Center recently wrote an article about Terry Stephenson, a 17 years old defender from Papua New Guinea that is playing in England. However Papua New Guinea is not the only country from Oceania with a defender playing at youth level in England – Fiji also counts on a good and promising defender thatContinue reading “Scott Wara: finding his space in England”

Fijian players ready to play in Australia

As it was previously reported, Fiji Football Association set a partnership to send young Fijian players to Australia. Five players are going to join Frankston Pine FC in January: Ba midfielder Kishan Sami, Nasinu goalkeeper Mohammed Alzaar Alam, Rewa midfielder Savenaca Baledrokadroka, Lauto­ka midfielder Shivam Naidu and Nadi striker Tito Vodowaqa. All of them playedContinue reading “Fijian players ready to play in Australia”

Fiji FA releases the venues for 2020 tournaments

The venues for Fiji FACT, Battle of the Giants and Inter-District Championship in 2020 are defined. However the only competition that is already scheduled is 2020 Inter-District Championship. Check the venues below: 2020 Fiji FACT: ANZ Stadium (Suva)*2020 Battle of the Giants: Churchill Park (Lautoka)*2020 Inter-District Championship: Govind Park (Ba)* = Only group stage matchesContinue reading “Fiji FA releases the venues for 2020 tournaments”

Roy Krishna plays 90 minutes in ATK’s defeat

ATK traveled more than 2000km to face FC Goa in the 8th matchweek of Indian Super League. It was an important clash for both teams because this match could change the first positions in the league, and it changed. Before the beginning of the match, Roy Krishna was awarded with the ISL goal of theContinue reading “Roy Krishna plays 90 minutes in ATK’s defeat”

Former Fijian footballer re-signs with Australian rugby team

Recently Oceania Football Center talked about Paul Scanlan leaving football to become a rugby player and it was said that he is not the first and he is not going to be the last one to do it in Oceania. A big example comes from a Fijian player. Filipo Daugunu re-signed his contract with QueenslandContinue reading “Former Fijian footballer re-signs with Australian rugby team”

Fiji FA: still looking for a head coach

Oceania Football Center reported some weeks ago that Fiji Men’s National Team does not have an official head coach since Christophe Gamel left the charge. It was also being reported that Fiji FA had shortlisted the candidates to reveal the new National Football Team coach soon. However it seems that there was a turnaround inContinue reading “Fiji FA: still looking for a head coach”