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”

All Whites striker Chris Wood is off to Forest

Rumours are now confirmed: the well-known kiwi striker Chris Wood, 31-year-old, made his move to a new club in England, the traditional Nottingham Forest. Newcastle and Forest agreed on terms this morning and he will join The Reds on loan with an obligation-to-buy clause. Wood will undergo medicals and is expected to sign contract stillContinue reading “All Whites striker Chris Wood is off to Forest”

Auckland City to play friendly against Barcelona B for FIFA Club World Cup preparation

From the warm weather of New Zealand to the cold of Spain. Auckland City FC has landed in Salou, Spain, and now preparing for the first friendly match against Reus FC Reddis on Thursday 19th January 2023 (Spain time). With temperatures going around 1°C to 10° C, the Navy Blues already had the first trainingContinue reading “Auckland City to play friendly against Barcelona B for FIFA Club World Cup preparation”

Auckland City FC announces new defender Nikko Boxall for Club World Cup

The All Whites defender Nikko Boxall, 30-year-old, is the new acquisition for Auckland City FC as per announcement made today. The player is already training with the squad at Nixon Park aiming the preparations for the Club World Cup 2022 in Morocco. He is Michael Boxall’s brother who also played for All Whites and forContinue reading “Auckland City FC announces new defender Nikko Boxall for Club World Cup”

Ben Waine debuts at starting eleven, scored his first goal and wins player of the match prize for Plymouth Argyle

A night to remember! An amazing achievement today for the Kiwi rising star Ben Waine. As recently announced regarding his transfer to England football, the striker has scored his first goal for the Pilgrims in the quarter-final game against Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium valid for the English Football League Trophy. He played hisContinue reading “Ben Waine debuts at starting eleven, scored his first goal and wins player of the match prize for Plymouth Argyle”

All Whites rising star to thrive on English League One

Ben Waine, 21-year-old, is ready to set his feet at Home Park, known as the Theatre of Greens, stadium of Plymouth Argyle, top team of English Football League One (3rd-tier of England) in season 2022/23. The young All White and previous Wellington Phoenix striker is already in Plymouth, Devon, England and joined the team officiallyContinue reading “All Whites rising star to thrive on English League One”

FIFA World Cup: Oceania confirms direct qualifying spot for next editions

Argentina celebrated last Sunday (18th Dec) their third World Cup title; La Albiceleste captained by the magnificent Lionel Messi surpassed the powerful French national team to bring home another title after 36 years. One more time, the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup did not count on a representant of OFC. New Zealand –Continue reading “FIFA World Cup: Oceania confirms direct qualifying spot for next editions”

Auckland City celebrates national glory in New Zealand in a fantastic season

The current OFC Champions League winners Auckland City needed to fight hard against Wellington Olympic in the grand final of New Zealand national league; 3-2 win gave Auckland City one more glory for their fantastic 2022 season: the Navy Blues won the Northern League, OFC Champions League – as mentioned – and Chatham Cup. AtContinue reading “Auckland City celebrates national glory in New Zealand in a fantastic season”

Alden Suri scores first goal as senior player in New Zealand

On Friday – 8th April – Alden Suri made his debut for Petone FC in the Central League. This Thursday – 14th April – Alden Suri returned to the field for Petone FC against Napier City Rovers in the fourth round of the New Zealand Central League – the most important football league of theContinue reading “Alden Suri scores first goal as senior player in New Zealand”

New Zealand smashes Solomon Islands to clinch FIFA World Cup playoff’s berth

Unfortunately for the islanders, Solomon Islands national team was no match for the New Zealand; the All Whites faced no resistance and confirmed their massive favouritism to clinch a berth at FIFA World Cup intercontinental playoff. The New Zealanders will play a single-decisive match against the 4th-placed team from CONCACAF in June, which is CostaContinue reading “New Zealand smashes Solomon Islands to clinch FIFA World Cup playoff’s berth”