Championnat play-off race heats up

All nine teams in the men’s topflight club competition division are preparing for a close finish as four rounds remain before the play-offs. Just eight points separate the top six…

Vicelich: We’re very proud

The Kiwi outfit fought valiantly but went down 3-0 to Mexican side Atlante, leaving them facing a match for fifth place against TP Mazembe from Congo DR.“Naturally we’re really disappointed,”…

Cloudy weather and a looming cyclone failed to deter the spirits of the nearly 4,000 loyal football fans who turned out in numbers to witness the eagerly anticipated clash.The All…

Auckland City undone by Mexican giants

It was always going to be a tough ask for the Oceania representatives who had already advanced further than expected after their shock 2-0 win over host club Al Ahli…

Wellington looked headed for a fourth NZFC defeat thanks to two goals within sixty seconds of each other from Waitakere United pair Neil Sykes and Allan Pearce. But Team Wellington…

Samoan star shines bright

The speedy striker recently became the first Samoan to compete in the New Zealand Football Championship (NZFC), arguably the principal domestic league in Oceania.Not that it has been an easy…

Coombes: What an experience

The 26-year-old was not, however, on his way to Rutherford College, where he habitually teaches physical education and health to 13 to 18-year-olds.This time his classroom was the Mohammed Bin…

Women’s national league kicks off

With the men’s national league also in full swing, it is a busy time for Football Federation Samoa (FFS).The successful organisation of both leagues signals the progress made by FFS…

City’s efforts lauded

While perhaps not the flavour of the day with some people in high places and those looking for big crowds in the remaining matches, there is a genuine feeling of…