TBT #08 – when Fiji made history against Australia

On 1 January 2006, Football Federation Australia moved from Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) to Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and since then the Socceroos qualified for all FIFA World Cups at senior level – 2010, 2014 and 2018. New Zealand – the biggest rival of Australia in OFC – became the “Kings of Oceanian football” sinceContinue reading “TBT #08 – when Fiji made history against Australia”

TBT #05 – The Samoan roots of Tim Cahill

Timothy Filiga Cahill, more known as Tim Cahill is one of the greatest Australian players of all time. However he also has Samoan roots and he represented Samoa at youth level in the 90s. Born in Sydney, Australia, Tim Cahill and his brother Sean (goalkeeper) were invited by Football Federation Samoa to play 1994 OFCContinue reading “TBT #05 – The Samoan roots of Tim Cahill”

Mitch Cooper: a great surprise for Vanuatu

Mitch Cooper was one of the Vanuatu National Football Team debutants in 2019. He was called up by former head coach Paul Munster to play 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa. Cooper might have been an unknown player for Ni-Vanuatu people but after his great performance in the Pacific Games everyone must know him in theContinue reading “Mitch Cooper: a great surprise for Vanuatu”