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…

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…

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…

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…