Roy Krishna leads Fiji to beat Vanuatu in international friendly

Vanuatu has unfortunately withdrawn from the OFC World Cup qualifiers because of an outbreak of Covid-19 in its delegation. Fiji was eliminated by Papua New Guinea early in the group stage after a 2-1 defeat. Both national teams took advantage of the rare opportunity to play a friendly match – which will count towards theContinue reading “Roy Krishna leads Fiji to beat Vanuatu in international friendly”

Papua New Guinea defeats Fiji and qualifies for WCQ semifinals

Fiji and Papua New Guinea met at Grand Hamad Stadium to duel for a place in the semifinals of the World Cup Qualifiers. The Kapuls needed only a draw, while the Bula Boys needed to win to advance. In the eighth minute a good play by Roy Krishna and Ashnil Raju left Sairusi Nalaubu inContinue reading “Papua New Guinea defeats Fiji and qualifies for WCQ semifinals”

Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 2

The second matchday of OFC World Cup Qualifiers begins today with two clashes from Group B, as both matches of Group A were cancelled due to a COVID-19 outbreak in Cook Islands and Vanuatu delegations. NEW ZEALAND VS FIJI New Zealand and Fiji will meet for the first time since 2017. The All Whites haveContinue reading “Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 2”

Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1

Today – 17th March – begins the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers for OFC. In the race we have eight teams battling for a place in the intercontinental playoff. Unlike in other editions, this time the qualifiers will be held in Doha, Qatar in a tournament format, identical to the OFC Nations Cup – theContinue reading “Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1”

Fiji thrashes Vanuatu in preparatory friendly match

Fiji and Vanuatu are two of the national teams that have already landed in Qatar for the World Cup qualifiers. The two teams took the field today at Doha University in a preparatory friendly match. The two teams are in different groups in the tournament that will give a place in the continental playoff. OnContinue reading “Fiji thrashes Vanuatu in preparatory friendly match”

Exclusive interview with Fiji’s Flemming Serritslev

Oceania Football Center had the opportunity of a telephone interview with the head coach of Fiji’s national team, Flemming Serritslev before the highly anticipated World Cup qualifying tournament in Qatar. He is a man with great ambitions for Fiji and is very passionate about the development of football in Oceania. How is the weather downContinue reading “Exclusive interview with Fiji’s Flemming Serritslev”

Roy Krishna returns to action in Indian Super League

The best Fijian footballer of all-time, Roy Krishna, missed a total of five games for his club in ATK Mohun Bagan in India; the striker was sidelined due an injury that forced the player to stop his prolific form in the most important football league of the South Asian region. Just days after being confirmedContinue reading “Roy Krishna returns to action in Indian Super League”

Roy Krishna: a history maker

Even before the COVID-19 crisis that shocked the world, a Labasa-born footballer was making history overseas; arguably the most important Fijian football player ever, Roy Krishna was named the best player of the 2018/19 Australian A-League season playing for the Wellington Phoenix. In that season, the striker also turned himself into the all-time top scorerContinue reading “Roy Krishna: a history maker”

Roy Krishna finds the way back to the nets as ATK Mohun Bagan wins in India

After two games without scoring, Roy Krishna found the way back to the nets against NorthEast United this Sunday to open the account for his side ATKMB at Indian Super League. The former Labasa man scored through a header in the second half of the match – watch the goal here -, his sixth inContinue reading “Roy Krishna finds the way back to the nets as ATK Mohun Bagan wins in India”

Krishna scores late penalty to confirm ATK-Mohun Bagan’s win in India

The rich Indian Super League continued this mid-week with the sixth round of matches of the 2020/21 season. ATK-MB faced FC Goa expecting to return to the winning ways; their biggest hope was the team top-goalscorer of the season so far, the Fijian star Roy Krishna. The match was very close and just a penalty-kickContinue reading “Krishna scores late penalty to confirm ATK-Mohun Bagan’s win in India”