Islanders Observer #09 – Gimale Essacu

The Islanders Observer is back! After eight episodes talking about the foreign players from Pacific Islands that are currently playing the 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership season, Oceania Football Center crosses the world to talk about Oceanian players who are living the American Dream by playing the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament, the main soccerContinue reading “Islanders Observer #09 – Gimale Essacu”

Felix Komolong: what happened to him?

Felix Komolong is one of the most promising footballers from Papua New Guinea. The 22 years old defender is one of the top players from his country alongside with his brother Alwin. After a good season with Canterbury United in 2016-17 ISPS Handa Premiership, Felix moved to United States to study and play at NKUContinue reading “Felix Komolong: what happened to him?”

Joe Bell finishes as runner-up in NCAA award

New Zealander Joe Bell was one of the most important players of 2019 NCAA Soccer Season. He played a major role in Virginia Cavaliers by helping them to reach the NCAA College Cup Final against Georgetown Hoyas. He was named for 2019 MAC Hermann Trophy alongside with Robbie Robinson (Clemson) and Dylan Nealis (Georgetown). ThisContinue reading “Joe Bell finishes as runner-up in NCAA award”

Joe Bell scores but Virginia Cavaliers loses in NCAA College Cup Final

Virginia Cavaliers was beaten by Georgetown Hoyas in the shootout in NCAA Men’s Soccer College Cup. Despite ending the tournament as runners-up, an Oceanian player wrote his name in Cavaliers’ history: Joe Bell. Bell was a key player for Cavs during the whole season and he was also an important player in the final againstContinue reading “Joe Bell scores but Virginia Cavaliers loses in NCAA College Cup Final”

Joe Bell reaches NCAA College Cup final with Virginia Cavaliers

Virgina Cavaliers faced Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the NCAA College Cup semifinals, the main football (soccer) league at College level in United States. There was one player from New Zealand in pitch: Joe Bell for Virginia Cavaliers. Cavaliers won by 2-1 with two goals scored by Daryl Dike. Bell played 90 minutes for Cavs.Continue reading “Joe Bell reaches NCAA College Cup final with Virginia Cavaliers”