Vanuatu announces 22-men squad for international friendly matches in Fiji

Vanuatu’s national football team head coach, Etienne Mermer, has announced his call-up of 22 players for the upcoming friendly matches in Fiji. The team will play against the Fiji national team, the Solomon Islands, and the Fiji U-20 squad, which is preparing for the U-20 World Cup. Unfortunately, some players will not be able toContinue reading “Vanuatu announces 22-men squad for international friendly matches in Fiji”

Vanuatu: Jason Thomas is back for Erakor Golden Star

The tall-defender Jason Thomas has a new team, or not that new to him: the Vanuatu international defender left iCount Yatel and returned to his boyhood club, Erakor Golden Star, where he has already achieved success. Thomas has had a varied career in football so far, having played in Fiji and even spent some timeContinue reading “Vanuatu: Jason Thomas is back for Erakor Golden Star”

Jacques Wanemut and Jason Thomas rejoin Erakor Golden Star

Jacques Wanemut and Jason Thomas are back to Erakor Golden Star for the next PVFA Premier League season. The important duo is returning to the team after spending one season away. Thomas is finally cleared to play officially for Erakor Golden Star after playing 2020 OFC Champions League for Fijian side Lautoka; Wanemut was partContinue reading “Jacques Wanemut and Jason Thomas rejoin Erakor Golden Star”

Second win for Tafea as Galaxy draw with Ifira in PVFA Independence Cup

Another important weekend of football took place in Port Vila Municipal Stadium and Korman Stadium in Vanuatu’s city capital Port Vila. The traditional PVFA Independence Cup had four matches on Friday and Saturday for its second matchweek in the competition. The known Tafea stuggled to beat Yatel by 2-1 in what was first match ofContinue reading “Second win for Tafea as Galaxy draw with Ifira in PVFA Independence Cup”

Vanuatu: Invited players make PVFA Independence Cup more interesting

The 2020 PVFA Independence Cup kicked-off this weekend and Galaxy and Tafea won their matches. Besides the final scores, standings and goalscorers, there is one thing that must be highlighted: the amount of players that are not really part of the official squads. Erakor Golden Star counted on Jason Thomas, Dondy Kileteir and Tasso JefferyContinue reading “Vanuatu: Invited players make PVFA Independence Cup more interesting”

The Asian journey of Jason Thomas

Jason Thomas is currenty one of the most important players from Vanuatu. The 23-year-old defender has 16 caps for Vanuatu National Football Team and he has already played four editions of the OFC Champions League, the main football tournament among clubs in Oceania. He was also part of the youth squad that made history byContinue reading “The Asian journey of Jason Thomas”

TBT #07 – When Vanuatu faced the world

This week is a very special one for football fans in Vanuatu. Three years ago they had their first opportunity ever to face the world in a FIFA-sanctioned World Cup competition. Despite losing all their matches, their youth players really made Ni-Vanuatu people proud. Vanuatu managed to book a berth in the 2017 U20 FIFAContinue reading “TBT #07 – When Vanuatu faced the world”

Lautoka: a strong defense ready for the challenge

In 2018 Lautoka ended the OFC Champions League as runners-up after being defeated by Team Wellington in the finals. In that year, the attack of the Fijian powerhouse was very strong, couting on players as Benjamin Totori and Samuela Drudru. This year, three of the four foreign players brought by the Blues are defensive players,Continue reading “Lautoka: a strong defense ready for the challenge”

Jason Thomas signs for Lautoka

The Ni-Vanuatu international Jason Thomas officially signed for Lautoka for the upcoming OFC Champions League and the 2020 challenges of Lautoka in Fijian season. Initially the player came to Fiji to sign for the powerhouse Ba, but now it is known he switched the Men in Black for the Blues. The Ni-Vanuatu international is notContinue reading “Jason Thomas signs for Lautoka”

Jason Thomas to switch Ba for Lautoka?

In the start of the month, questions were raised if the prolific Ni-Vanuatu central defender Jason Thomas was going to miss the OFC Champions League this year – the player was yet to announce his new team for the year, having chances to lose this year competition. After some rumours, the defender was linked toContinue reading “Jason Thomas to switch Ba for Lautoka?”