Malakai Rakula faces difficulties to return to New Zealand

Malakai Rakula is one of the Manukau United’s foreign players for this winter football season in New Zealand. However the 28-year-old midfielder is currently facing a difficult situation due to border controls. Despite being completely free from COVID-19, New Zealand will keep the restrictions to prevent new outbreaks and it includes the strict border controlsContinue reading “Malakai Rakula faces difficulties to return to New Zealand”

Bonsu-Maro strengthens Manukau United for winter season

Maro Bonsu-Maro is another ISPS Handa Premiership player that is going to play New Zealand winter football season this year. The 23-year-old forward is going to represent Manukau United in Lotto NRFL Premier, the top-tier of winter football in Auckland region. His choice to represent Manukau is a bit surprising as he played the lastContinue reading “Bonsu-Maro strengthens Manukau United for winter season”

Manukau United: the most Fijian club in New Zealand

Manukau United is a very relevant team when it comes to winter football season in New Zealand. Currently in the Lotto NRFL Premier Men’s League – the top-tier of winter football in Auckland’s region – they are going to count on foreign power for this season, specially on Fijian power. The Māngere East-based team hasContinue reading “Manukau United: the most Fijian club in New Zealand”

Fijians Bainivalu and Dogalau join Manukau United

After signing Malakai Rakula and Kishan Sami, Manukau United announced that they have signed with two more footballers from Fiji: Poasa Bainivalu and Etonia Dogalau. Bainivalu is an experienced defender who last played for Lautoka in the 2020 OFC Champions League while Dogalau is a young midfielder that comes from Ba youth system. SEE ALSOCookContinue reading “Fijians Bainivalu and Dogalau join Manukau United”

Mohammed Alam back to Fiji due to work commitments

It was recently reported that Fijian goalkeeper Mohammed Alzaar Alam has signed with Manukau United from New Zealand. However he is back to Fiji due to some work issues but It does not mean that he is not going to play for Manukau United anymore as he is still linked to the team alongside withContinue reading “Mohammed Alam back to Fiji due to work commitments”

Fijian duo debut for Manukau United

Fijian footballers Malakai Rakula and Kishan Sami have debuted for Manukau United. Both players were in the starting eleven in the 3-0 win against Eastern Suburbs B, the Lilywhites’ reseve squad. This friendly match was part of Manukau’s preparation for the winter season of football in New Zealand. Goalkeeper Mohammed Alam who is also fromContinue reading “Fijian duo debut for Manukau United”

George Konusi ready for one more season at Manukau United

Manukau United FC announced on their official Facebook page that George Konusi is returning to the team for one more season. The 30-year-old midfielder is very known by Manukau’s supporters and he is also called “The South Auckland Hulk”. Konusi was born in New Zealand and he has Samoan and Fijian heritage. In 2019 heContinue reading “George Konusi ready for one more season at Manukau United”

Fijian duo sign for New Zealand-based club

Recently, Oceania Football Center reported that the two Fijian players were undergoing trials in New Zealand-based club Manukau United. It is now confirmed that two players signed one-year contract with the club, after obtaining success in the trials. The youngster Kishan Sami and the Fijian international Malakai Rakula signed for Manukau United coming from theContinue reading “Fijian duo sign for New Zealand-based club”

Kishan Sami and Malakai Rakula ready for trials in New Zealand

Fijian players Kishan Sami and Malakai Rakula travelled to New Zealand for trials. Both players are set to train with Manukau United FC. Manukau recently signed with Fijian goalkeeper Mohammed Alam so there is an open door for Fijian players there. However Sami and Rakula might come back to Fiji soon to play 2020 OFCContinue reading “Kishan Sami and Malakai Rakula ready for trials in New Zealand”

Fijian Mohammed Alam signs Manukau United from New Zealand

The 19-year old goalkeeper Mohammed Alam made a very important move for his football career: the youth Fijian international signed for the New Zealand side Manukau United. The player represented Fiji U23 side in the previous OFC Olympic Qualifiers, where his team reached the semifinals of the tournament, but were eliminated by a strong NewContinue reading “Fijian Mohammed Alam signs Manukau United from New Zealand”