Brian Kaltak once again appointed in New Zealand’s premiership ‘Team of the Month’

As the ISPS Handa Premiership, the most important football league in New Zealand, is set to restart next weekend, the New Zealand Football issued the ‘Team of the Month’ of December. The best XI of the previous month has once again the Auckland City and Vanuatu national team central defender Brian Kaltak, despite the defenderContinue reading “Brian Kaltak once again appointed in New Zealand’s premiership ‘Team of the Month’”

Wellington Phoenix starts new A-League season with a defeat against Sydney FC

Finally, the new season of A-League started for the New Zealanders of Wellington Phoenix. The club that is being forced to play their home games in Wollongong, Australia due the COVID-19 scenario faced Sydney FC in their debut game – their first game of the season was to be in December but it was postponed.Continue reading “Wellington Phoenix starts new A-League season with a defeat against Sydney FC”

Young Jesse Randall on top form for Hawke’s Bay United

The final matches of 2020 in New Zealand’s top league – ISPS Handa Premiership – marked the first points collected by the Napier-based side Hawke’s Bay United in the season. Despite losing all matches so far – after beating Waitakere United at home by 2-0 – one of their players is being highly praised throughoutContinue reading “Young Jesse Randall on top form for Hawke’s Bay United”

Brian Kaltak sees red card in Auckland City’s draw against Team Wellington

The good start of the season of the Vanuatu international Brian Kaltak had a major blow as he was red carded in a very important match against Auckland City’s rivals Team Wellington this Sunday at David Farrington Park, Wellington. The Ni-Vanuatu defender saw a second yellow at the 21th minute of play when his team wasContinue reading “Brian Kaltak sees red card in Auckland City’s draw against Team Wellington”

Michael Boxall’s Minnesota United makes history in Major League Soccer

New Zealand’s international Michael Boxall helped his team in United States to make history; Minnesota United won away from home Sporting KC by 3-0 to advanced in Major League Soccer’s playoffs – all goals were scored in the first half of the clash. The All Whites‘ international played all minutes of the match while anotherContinue reading “Michael Boxall’s Minnesota United makes history in Major League Soccer”

New Zealand: Hamilton Wanderers make history at ISPS Handa Premiership

This weekend one of the most traditional football clubs from New Zealand celebrated a very important at ISPS Handa Premiership, New Zealand’s top-tier of football; the Hamilton Wanderers coached by Kale Herbert, son of the legend Ricki Herbert, played at Porrit Stadium against Auckland City, the eight-time champions of the national league. Since the introductionContinue reading “New Zealand: Hamilton Wanderers make history at ISPS Handa Premiership”

New Zealand: NRFL season is cancelled

Sad news for New Zealand and Oceania football fans as the Northern Region Football leagues are now officialy cancelled “following the confirmation from the Prime Minister earlier today that Auckland will remain at Covid-19 Alert Level 2.5 until further review on Monday 21 September“. “Should the current Covid-19 Alert Level be further revised in theContinue reading “New Zealand: NRFL season is cancelled”

New Zealand to challenge England at Wembley

It is confirmed! New Zealand will be travelling to Europe for one more round of friendly matches – this time, they will be playing against some of the best national teams worldwide. As recently reported, New Zealand will be playing Belgium in October and now the NZF announced a new opponent for one more historicalContinue reading “New Zealand to challenge England at Wembley”

New Zealand talented Marko Stamenic signs with Danish giants FC København

One more important move for New Zealand and Oceania football; the former Team Wellington and Western Suburbs talented midfielder Marko Stamenic is the new player of one of the most important clubs from Denmark: FC København. Stamenic was part of the U17 squad of New Zealand that took part in the last U17 World CupContinue reading “New Zealand talented Marko Stamenic signs with Danish giants FC København”

Kosta Barbarouses: the ‘Mr. A-League’

The New Zealand international Kosta Barbarouses was already an A-League star – after clinching his 4th title in the Australian top-tier for Syndey FC in the last Sunday the Kiwi turned himself certainly into a legend in the most important football league of Australia. The first title of Kosta was back in 2011 when heContinue reading “Kosta Barbarouses: the ‘Mr. A-League’”