Vakatalesau joins NZ soccer club Lautoka soccer star Osea Vakatalesau will join Papakura CIty FC in New Zealand next year. The 19-year-old has been a revelation for the Sugar City side over the years and scored the goals when…

Edward Drollett Jr. and Mii Piri have won the men’s and women’s soccer Player of the Year awards for 2005. They were honoured among the senior players for the year’s soccer season at the senior prize presentation. Drollett and…

WORLD CUP DEVELOPMENT SQUADS ANNOUNCED New Zealand Soccer has unveiled the first group of teenagers charged with turning the sport’s World Cup dream into reality. A total of 97 players have been selected in three squads – under-13 and…

AUSTRALIA LEAVE ON TOP Australia will leave the Oceania Football Confederation as the top ranked men’s and women’s sides after the release of the FIFA Women’s World Rankings. Up one place from September 2005, the Matildas now sit in…

Five teams will participate in the National Club Championship (NCC) early next year. Ba’s 4R Electric is the defending champion and will face Southern Forest Navua, Vinod Hire Delta Tigers, Jetset Nadi and General Machinery Lautoka. Dee Cee Suva…

AUSTRALIA END YEAR ON TOP OF RANKINGS Australia (48) ended the year as top ranked Oceania Football Confederation nation in the FIFA/ Coca-Cola World Rankings 72 places ahead of its nearest confedration challenger New Zealand (120=). Fiji (135) lie…

Historic hat trick for Prinz; Ronaldinho retains title The coaches and captains of national teams all around the world have chosen to place the crowns back on the heads of last year’s triumphant twosome, with Birgit Prinz (Germany) and…

Nikao Sokattak make Oceania champs Nikao has qualified for the Oceania Club Championships preliminary competition by winning the CIFA Round Cup championship this year. The preliminary tournament is scheduled to be held in Fiji from 3 – 10 February…

A second-half strike from Christian Bolanos handed Deportivo Saprissa victory over Australia’s Sydney FC in the quarter-final of the FIFA Club World Championship Toyota Cup Japan 2005 at the Toyota Stadium last night. Click the links for coverage from…

Suva defeated Ba 5-4 on penalty kicks to win the women’s Inter District Championship at Govind Park, Ba over the weekend. After being tied 1-all after 90 minutes the two sides went into extra-time and then the penalty shootout….