Melanesian Cup one step closer to be revived in Oceania

🇫🇷 Français Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president Lambert Maltock confirmed that an agreement between OFC and Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to relaunch the traditional Melanesian Cup. According to Maltock, the tournament name will be changed to “MSG Prime Ministers’ Cup” in order to avoid discrimination of ethnicity and also to allow other OFC members toContinue reading “Melanesian Cup one step closer to be revived in Oceania”

Lea’alafa and Le’ai: present and future of Solomon Islands National Team attack

Football has been played around the world for around a century; the game is changing and evolving from generation to generation, and new characteristics are being introduced by new players, coaches and all those involved in the creation of the sport. It is a must to always prepare the younger generations to perform more andContinue reading “Lea’alafa and Le’ai: present and future of Solomon Islands National Team attack”

Andrew Abba: knee-injury almost finished my career

After having a wonder winter football season last year by winning the Chatham Cup with Napier City Rovers, Solomon Islands international Andrew Abba had a difficult 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership season as the Waitakere United’s forward got injured in a match against Hamilton Wanderers in December and missed the rest of the season. He underwentContinue reading “Andrew Abba: knee-injury almost finished my career”

When the right knee prevented Benjamin Totori to make it big in America

Benjamin Totori is one of the most prolific players from Pacific Islands alongside Fijian star Roy Krishna. Both players had the opportunity to play professionally for Wellington Phoenix in A-League, the most important football league in Australia. While Krishna had his first full professional contract with Phoenix, Totori crossed the Pacific Ocean in 2008 toContinue reading “When the right knee prevented Benjamin Totori to make it big in America”

Felipe Vega-Arango in talks to return to Solomon Islands as National Team’s head coach

It has been some months since Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) announced that they are looking for a new head coach to lead Solomon Islands National Football Team in their upcoming challenges. However due to COVID-19 pandemic the new head coach has not been announced yet. It was previously reported by Oceania Football Center thatContinue reading “Felipe Vega-Arango in talks to return to Solomon Islands as National Team’s head coach”

Solomon Islands is close to announce new head coach thanks to partnership with La Liga

The search for a new head coach for the Solomon Islands national team is close to have an end. Recently, the Solomon Islands football federation official media stated the governing body already selected from a bunch of 45 applicants the new head coach of its national team. “The President [of SIFF] will announce that inContinue reading “Solomon Islands is close to announce new head coach thanks to partnership with La Liga”

Batram Suri: succeeding as a player and coach

Recently, one of the most important football players ever of Solomon Islands helped the Ni-Vanuatu outfit Galaxy FC to qualify for the knock-out stage of the OFC Champions League 2020 in their first appearance in the regional competition; we are talking about the former forward of teams as Amicale, Koloale and Canterbury United and theContinue reading “Batram Suri: succeeding as a player and coach”

Fiji, Tahiti and Solomon Islands set for Tri-Nations

According to local media, Fiji is set to organize another Tri-Nations tournament – as they did in 2019 – against Tahiti and Solomon Islands. The schedule is according to FIFA international dates – March 23th and 29th. The Fijian side is set for a camp to start this Sunday (07th March) with the new headContinue reading “Fiji, Tahiti and Solomon Islands set for Tri-Nations”

Atkin Kaua: a fantastic experience in Europe

Solomon Islands international Atkin Kaua recently lived one of the most important moments of his football career when he travelled to Europe for trialling with professional clubs, with hopes to sign the first ever full-professional contract of a Solomon Islander in Europe. Despite all his efforts, a work permit prevented Kaua to sign with SantaContinue reading “Atkin Kaua: a fantastic experience in Europe”

Atkin Kaua already training in Malta

The Solomon Islands international Atkin Kaua has already landed in Malta after the confirmation of his trials with the top-tier side Tarxien Rainbows. The midfielder that last played for Laugu United in the Telekom S-League said the team trains everyday and he alredy took place in sessions with the first team that currently plays theContinue reading “Atkin Kaua already training in Malta”