New Caledonia: Tiga Sport proceeds to OFC Champions League group stage for the first time

🇫🇷 Français Tiga Sport secured an impressive 2-0 win over former OFC Champions League winners Hienghène Sport at Stade Numa Daly in NoumĂ©a. This victory was all the more remarkable as it allowed Tiga Sport to progress to the OFC Champions League group stage tournament for the first time in their history. The game startedContinue reading “New Caledonia: Tiga Sport proceeds to OFC Champions League group stage for the first time”

Tiga beats Hienghène in first leg of OFC Champions League play-offs in New Caledonia

🇫🇷 Français The national round of the OFC Champions League started this weekend; in Papua New Guinea Hekari United pulled ahead of Lae City and in New Caledonia the national champions Tiga Sport emerged victorious over former OFC Champions League winner Hienghène Sport. The team coached by Leonardo Lopez took the field of Stade NumaContinue reading “Tiga beats Hienghène in first leg of OFC Champions League play-offs in New Caledonia”

New Caledonia’s top-talent Lues Waya signs pro-contract in France

🇫🇷 Français One of the most talented players from New Caledonia spent the last months in France seeking for an opportunity to sign a pro-deal; the striker Lues Waya was under trials with Ligue 1 side FC Nantes for a number of weeks, then recently started trials with Stade Lavallois. The Cagous striker has nowContinue reading “New Caledonia’s top-talent Lues Waya signs pro-contract in France”

New Caledonia and New Zealand will represent OFC at U-17 FIFA World Cup

The semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship were played this Wednesday in Suva; the four teams expected to clinch a spot in the next U-17 FIFA World Cup to be played this year in Peru. The first game of the day were between New Caledonia and Tahiti; two of the best teams in the tournament,Continue reading “New Caledonia and New Zealand will represent OFC at U-17 FIFA World Cup”

Young New Caledonian international passes away in France

🇫🇷Français Ruben Kutran was one of New Caledonia’s top prospects, born in Lifou the youngster soon moved to France to play for Girondins Bordeaux where he stayed from 2017 to 2022 going through all the French club’s youth divisions even playing National 3 for Bordeuax’s B team. Since August 2022 he was a free agentContinue reading “Young New Caledonian international passes away in France”

New Caledonia: Lues Waya to trial for France’s Ligue 1 club

Français Recently, Oceania Football Center reported that New Caledonian top-striker Lues Waya is set to join a 4th-tier French side as reported by local media Foot-NC. The plan for the 21-year-old striker seems to have changed – and for better. Before joining Voltigeurs de Chateaubriant, the striker will trial for the prestigious FC Nantes, aContinue reading “New Caledonia: Lues Waya to trial for France’s Ligue 1 club”

Hienghène and Les Cagous Joseph AthalĂ© moves to French football

Français Recently, it was reported by New Caledonian media that New Caledonia young star Lues Waya is going to move Europe to sign for a 4th-tier side in France. But Waya is not the only one in New Caledonia who is moving abroad to play football. Joseph AthalĂ©, former AS Wetr, AS Magenta and mostContinue reading “Hienghène and Les Cagous Joseph AthalĂ© moves to French football”

New Caledonia: Tiga Sport celebrates Super Ligue title

Français The current Super Ligue winners of 2021 in New Caledonia celebrated last week their succesful defence of title; Tiga Sport hammered Horizon Patho in Mare to confirm their second title in a row. In their final match in the national league, The Toka surpassed Patho by 7-1 – Jimmy Welepane scored four of theContinue reading “New Caledonia: Tiga Sport celebrates Super Ligue title”

New Caledonian top-striker set to join French ‘National 2’ side

Français Important news are coming from NoumĂ©a this weekend: the New Caledonian national team striker Lues Waya is set to move to France to join National 2 side Voltigeurs de Chateaubriant, team that is current sitting 6th in the table in the French 4th-tier. The info was confirmed by Foot-NC. Waya, that plays for NewContinue reading “New Caledonian top-striker set to join French ‘National 2’ side”

AS Magenta/Hienghène domination came to an end in New Caledonia

🇫🇷 Français The atypical season in New Caledonia was finished last weekend at Stade Yoshida, KonĂ©. Four teams were in the battle for the title and spots in the next OFC Champions League; after being forced to postpone the final matchweek due conflicts in the country, Tiga Sport, Horizon Patho and the powerful duo ASContinue reading “AS Magenta/Hienghène domination came to an end in New Caledonia”