SIFF, Honiara: Solomon Islands interim National Coach, Alan Gillett, has named his 18-strong squad for two friendly matches against Vanuatu this weekend. The Englishman who arrived in early March says he will use the matches to identify the best…

ASA: The Australian Under-23 team has drawn 0-0 in their friendly international match against Greece played overnight at the Panthessaliko Stadium, Volos. The match kicked-off the national Under-23 team’s build-up towards this year’s tournament for the 2004 Athens Olympic…

ASA: The Socceroos completed a hard-fought 1-0 over a South African side ranked 39th in the world in the friendly international played at Loftus Rd in London this morning. Marco Bresciano scored the game’s only goal in the 19th…

OFC/CIFA/FIFA – 31 March 2004: The Cook Island Football Association (CIFA) is in the midst of final preparations towards the realization of a significant milestone in the history of football in the idyllic pacific island nation. Since selection by…

FTF, Papeete: Tahitian club champion Pirae was defeated 0-3 by Manu Ura in a surprise upset in the third round of the Federal Championship playoffs. Pirae were outplayed from the start and coach Gerard Kautai, who is close to…

OFC, By Benjamin Coonan: Vanuatu striker Richard Iwai sounded his arrival in the Queensland Premier League on Saturday night, by taking man of the match honours for Mitchelton in their 4-1 rout of local rivals Brisbane City. Iwai’s influential…

Kumar strikes again for Ba

SUVA: The current goal-scoring form of silky midfielder Salesh Kumar in the national league is good news for the Fijian selectors ahead of the World Cup qualifiers in May. The Fijian representative followed up his hat-trick against Tavua last…

VFF, Port Vila: Vanuatu’s top league, the Port Vila Football League, has kicked off its 2004 Championship program on Saturday 27 March, with the reigning champions Tafea Football Club winning their first match against Tupuji Imere. Despite losing their…

NOUMEA: Territorial champion JS Traput came close to an upset over division d’honneur side Mont Dore in the first round of the New Caledonia championship semi-final playoff series on the weekend. Mont Dore were able to secure a come…

SFSF, Apia: Last Saturday’s draw threw up some interesting match-ups but in the end there were no surprises with the weather once again playing havoc. Meanwhile, Sogi continued its winning streak at the expense of a disappointing Vaivase-tai. Despite…