Tahiti: daughther of football legend called-up for U-19 national team

🇫🇷 Français The Vahirua family is one of the most successful when it comes to Football in Oceania’s history. Marama Vahirua achieved success in French football and played for Tahiti national team – especially at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. Pascal Vahirua, Marama’s cousin, who was also born in French Polynesia played 22 games forContinue reading “Tahiti: daughther of football legend called-up for U-19 national team”

Four teams, two spots and a dream: the FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti and New Caledonia will play the semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship on Wednesday – January 25th – in search of their dream of going to Peru to compete at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. New Zealand have played in the tournament numerous times before, New Caledonia will be looking toContinue reading “Four teams, two spots and a dream: the FIFA U-17 World Cup”

U-17 OFC Championship: Francophone clash will make one of the semifinals

New Caledonia and Tahiti confirmed their favouritism and advanced to the semifinals of the U-17 OFC Championship after beating Samoa and Tonga respectively. It will be the first time they will face each other for a place in a FIFA Youth Tournament. NEW CALEDONIA VS SAMOA New Caledonia, favourites prior the start the game, tookContinue reading “U-17 OFC Championship: Francophone clash will make one of the semifinals”

OFC U-17 Championship: The quarterfinals are set

The quarterfinals of the OFC U-17 Championship were decided this Wednesday – 18th January – after a draw by the Oceania Football Confederation. In the first leg of the quarterfinals New Caledonia will face Samoa in Suva on January 21st at 4pm local time; New Caledonia is the favourite to take the semifinal spot, butContinue reading “OFC U-17 Championship: The quarterfinals are set”

New Zealand and Tahiti win to qualify for quarterfinals of OFC U-17 Championship

New Zealand and Tahiti came in as heavy favourites for the matches against American Samoa and the Cook Islands respectively. And on the field both responded positively by qualifying for the quarterfinals of the OFC U-17 Championship. NEW ZEALAND VS AMERICAN SAMOA New Zealand had no mercy on American Samoa and did what is expectedContinue reading “New Zealand and Tahiti win to qualify for quarterfinals of OFC U-17 Championship”

New Zealand and Tahiti win on the first match day of the OFC U-17 Championship

NEW ZEALAND VS NEW CALEDONIA New Zealand and New Caledonia took the field in Ba to kick off the OFC U-17 championship yesterday – January 11th. Against the odds, the game started with New Caledonia putting the Kiwis under pressure, with coach Leonardo Lopez employing a bold strategy to try to surprise New Zealand –Continue reading “New Zealand and Tahiti win on the first match day of the OFC U-17 Championship”

All set for the start of the OFC U-17 Championship in Fiji

On Wednesday the 11th New Caledonia and New Zealand will kick off the OFC U-17 Championship. Nine teams (Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa, Tahiti, American Samoa, Vanuatu and the Cook Islands) begin the race for two spots in this year’s U-17 World Cup to be held in Peru. Solomon Islands and Papua NewContinue reading “All set for the start of the OFC U-17 Championship in Fiji”

VĂ©nus beats Pirae in extra-time and advances to OFC Champions League’s final round

🇫🇷Français AS Pirae and AS VĂ©nus took the field on Wednesday – 15th June – to decide who would be the representative of Tahiti in the final round of the OFC Champions League. Pirae is the current Ligue 1 champion and was the Oceania representative at the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup nominated by theContinue reading “VĂ©nus beats Pirae in extra-time and advances to OFC Champions League’s final round”

OFC Women’s Nations Cup groups decided

The OFC Women’s Nations Cup is Oceania’s most important tournament for women. Today – May 10th – the draw was made to determine the groups for the 2022 tournament that will give a chance for an Oceania team other than New Zealand to contest the intercontinental playoff for the first time. There will be 3Continue reading “OFC Women’s Nations Cup groups decided”

OFC Women’s Nations Cup to be held in Fiji in July

The OFC Women’s Nations Cup is the most important tournament in the South Pacific for women- the tournament also serves as a qualifier for the World Cup. The 2022 edition has a different situation: New Zealand, which dominates the competition historicaly, will not participate in the tournament because it is one of the hosts ofContinue reading “OFC Women’s Nations Cup to be held in Fiji in July”