Fiji: rumours link Antonio Tuivuna return to Labasa

It is been widely rumoured throught the football backstage in Fiji that the well-known defender Antonio Tuivuna is set to return to Labasa – a team that he achieved many success in his country. The Fijian international is currently attached to Lautoka where he played the last football season in the country. Tuivuna, the 2019Continue reading “Fiji: rumours link Antonio Tuivuna return to Labasa”

Fijian top-striker Sairusi Nalaubu turns 26

14th December is a very important day for one of the most prolific footballers from Fiji and Oceania: Lautoka’s Sairusi Nalaubu celebrates one more birthday – completing now 26-years old. The striker is enjoying the best moment of his career, being the top-scorer of the last two editions of the Vodafone Premier League – theContinue reading “Fijian top-striker Sairusi Nalaubu turns 26”

Rewa trashes Lautoka and advances to the next round of the OFC Champions League

Rewa and Lautoka played two great games to determine who would represent Fiji in the final round of the OFC Champions League. The defending champions were bolstered by Papua New Guinea goalkeeper Ismael Pole and experienced forwards Raymond Gunemba and Joses Nawo – Rewa had 5 players who had played in the World Cup qualifiersContinue reading “Rewa trashes Lautoka and advances to the next round of the OFC Champions League”

OFC Champions League is Back!

After three years of inactivity, the largest club competition in the South Pacific is back. The OFC Champions League will begin in June with a new format with fewer matches and less travel because of flight restrictions imposed after the Covid-19 pandemic. The champions and runners-up of the major national leagues – except New ZealandContinue reading “OFC Champions League is Back!”

Digicel Premier League kicks-off in Fiji

Football is back in Fiji as Digicel Premier League kicked-off this weekend. Ten teams are fighting for the national title this year, which means an increase of two teams in the league compared to last year. The first match of the season was contested between Nasinu and Labasa – the first game of the tripleContinue reading “Digicel Premier League kicks-off in Fiji”

Lautoka says goodbye to Fiji FACT despite narrow win against Suva

Lautoka could not win by the necessary margin and they are out of the Fiji FACT; the team coached by Anginesh Prasad managed to grab an impressive victory over the national champions Suva, but they needed a three-goal margin and the final result was not enough for them. Joela Biuvanua saved the first chance ofContinue reading “Lautoka says goodbye to Fiji FACT despite narrow win against Suva”

Fiij FACT: Lautoka on thorny mission after Nadi’s victory against Navua

Nadi defeated Navua by 4-1 in the opening game of Fiji FACT’s third matchday, and this result puts Lautoka in trouble right before their clash against Suva: the Bluez must win by three or more goals to qualify for the semi-finals. The conjecture of the clash between Lautoka and Suva changed completely a few hoursContinue reading “Fiij FACT: Lautoka on thorny mission after Nadi’s victory against Navua”

Fiji FACT: Lautoka claim narrow victory against Navua

After being defeated in the opening round of 2020 Fiji FACT, Lautoka and Navua came to the pitch focused on grabbing their first three points in the tournament – and the Bluez fared better in this important clash. Dave Radrigai opened the scoreboard for Lautoka after a nice pass by Edward Aaron in the 11thContinue reading “Fiji FACT: Lautoka claim narrow victory against Navua”

Rusiate Matarerega makes the difference in Nadi’s win over Lautoka at Fiji FACT

Nadi started with an important win over Lautoka at Churchill Park. Without the important Avinesh Suwamy in the starting eleven, the top task of the day was at Fijian international Rusiate Matarerega shoulders and he made no mistake as he scored the game winner for the Jetsetters still in the first 45 minutes of theContinue reading “Rusiate Matarerega makes the difference in Nadi’s win over Lautoka at Fiji FACT”

Suva clinch Vodafone Premier League’s title in Fiji

The 2020 Vodafone Premier League season came to an end as the final four matches of the season were contested this weekend – two on Saturday and two on Sunday – to decide the final positions in the tournament. As it was previously reported, Nasinu were relegated after a heavy loss to Navua while LabasaContinue reading “Suva clinch Vodafone Premier League’s title in Fiji”