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”

Shuiab Khan deserves a spot in Fiji National Team

While football leagues are slowly resuming, there are still doubts about international football. The situation in Oceania is currently unclear as 2020 OFC Nations Cup was cancelled so 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers will probably be the next international challenge for Oceanian countries. It has been four months since Flemming Serritslev was announced as FijiContinue reading “Shuiab Khan deserves a spot in Fiji National Team”

Auckland beats Eastern Suburbs as Waitakere qualifies for semifinals at ISPS Handa Premiership

The football weekend of football at the top-tier of football in New Zealand proved the dominance of Auckland City in the country as they beat the current title holders Eastern Suburbs away from their home stadium – to grab all points and win the Charity Cup. The weekend also saw the giants Waitakere United sealingContinue reading “Auckland beats Eastern Suburbs as Waitakere qualifies for semifinals at ISPS Handa Premiership”

Decisive weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership

The most important football league of New Zealand is going to have a very important matchweek. Just three matches are remaining for each of the teams in contention – just one out of the ten sides has no chances to qualify for the semifinals: the bottom ranked Canterbury United. The 3rd placed side Waitakere UnitedContinue reading “Decisive weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Lots of goals in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend of football

The fans of football in New Zealand are more than satisfied with the offensive power shown by all clubs in action in the weekend of football in the ISPS Handa Premiership, the top-tier league of New Zealand. 15 goals were scored in the three matches played – resulting in a fantastic average of 5 goalsContinue reading “Lots of goals in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend of football”

Three matches in the weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership

The New Zealand top-tier football continues to have less matches than usual in the matchweek due the OFC Champions League start. One match of the this weekened in rescheduled: the Hamilton Wanderers vs Waitakere United that was interrupted due bad weather will be replayed at Porrit Stadium. In the other two matches of the weekend,Continue reading “Three matches in the weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Auckland and Team Wellington win as Waitakere reaches the third place in ISPS Handa Premiership

The weekend of football in New Zealand had surprising results that changed the table. Despite of the big effort of Tasman and Wellington Phoenix Reserves, both sides could not avoid a defeat against Team Wellington and Auckland City, respectively. The spotlight of the round goes for Waitakere United that could stop the winning-streak of EasternContinue reading “Auckland and Team Wellington win as Waitakere reaches the third place in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Local derby thrills the weekend of ISPS Handa Premiership in New Zealand

The top-tier football league in New Zealand is back to action this weekend with exciting matches across the country. Auckland will have a thrilling local derby with two sides coming in a very good moment; Waitakere United and Eastern Suburbs are inside the top-four in the table and come from important victories in the lastContinue reading “Local derby thrills the weekend of ISPS Handa Premiership in New Zealand”

Top-four tabled teams win in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend

There were not surprises in weekend of football in the most important football league of Oceania. The ISPS Handa Premiership continues with the same top-four of the last weekend, as Auckland City, Team Wellington, Eastern Suburbs and Waitakere United won their matches in the round. The New Zealand-top tier football continues to show good qualityContinue reading “Top-four tabled teams win in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend”

Islanders observer #08 – Andrew Abba

The eighth episode of Islanders Observer arrived! Oceania Football Center keep talking about the foreign islanders that are playing in 2019-20 ISPS Handa Permiership, the top national football league in Oceania. The last episode talks about Solomon Islands international Andrew Abba. That is a season to forget for Abba, the Waitakere United’s winger suffered aContinue reading “Islanders observer #08 – Andrew Abba”