New Caledonian international signs his first professional contract in France

🇫🇷Français After making a name for himself playing in the under-17 World Cup, Jekob Jeno left for France to play in the youth team of SC Amiens. Unfortunately he did not have game time and got transfered to AC Amiens, a neighbouring club in the sixth tier of French football; he played only five matchesContinue reading “New Caledonian international signs his first professional contract in France”

Jekob Jeno starts a Ligue 2 match for the first time ever

🇫🇷 Français New Caledonia’s Jekob Jeno made his first ever appearance as starter in a French Ligue 2 match. The 21-year-old midfielder played 86 minutes in Grenoble’s 1-0 win over Chamois Niortais last Tuesday and his performance was praised by fans and coach Vicente Hognon. “Jekob Jeno? I’ve been eager to make him a starterContinue reading “Jekob Jeno starts a Ligue 2 match for the first time ever”

Analysis: Double PNG OFC elimination demonstrates need for stable NSL

Both representatives of Papua New Guinea, Lae City and Hekari United, were eliminated at the Group Stage of the 2020 OFC Champions League after a win, a draw and a defeat wasn’t enough for either side to finish in the top two of their group. The early eliminations indicate something systematically wrong with football inContinue reading “Analysis: Double PNG OFC elimination demonstrates need for stable NSL”

Georges Gope-Fenepej: back to a good level

🇫🇷 LIRE EN FRANÇAIS ICI Georges Gope-Fenepej is a 31 years old footballer from New Caledonia who is playing in France since 2012. He played for Troyes, US Boulogne and SC Amiens. He is currently playing for Le Mans in Ligue 2 – the second tier of French football. He can play as a wingerContinue reading “Georges Gope-Fenepej: back to a good level”

Hienghène wins Mobil Super League; battle against relegation continues

The Mobil Super Ligue got to know their new champions in the previous saturday when Hienghène Sport finally complete the treble and won the national league. The club from the north of New Caledonia had three chances to seal their title – failling against their rivals AS Magenta, Tiga Sport but at the last roundContinue reading “Hienghène wins Mobil Super League; battle against relegation continues”

AS VĂ©nus and Hienghène Sport ready for Coupe de France

🇫🇷 Lire en français ici The seventh round of Coupe de France has been drawn. This round marks the beginning of overseas territories teams journey in the biggest cup of the world. Oceania will be represented by two teams: AS Vènus from Tahiti and Hienghène Sport from New Caledonia. AS VĂ©nus is having a brightContinue reading “AS VĂ©nus and Hienghène Sport ready for Coupe de France”