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Just Play launched in Samoa

The initiative was launched this month by Matt Anderson, the Australian High Commissioner to Samoa, and the opening was also attended by Football Federation Samoa (FFS) officials and members of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, along with…

Lethal striker Osea Vakatalesau was at his usual best and claimed a hat-trick with goals in the 20th, 25th and 79th minutes at Garvey Park.Jone Vonu Junior also struck in the 15th and 36th minutes to earn a brace.Tavua’s…

The number of women playing the beautiful game is growing rapidly and about 19,000 females are registered in the sport across the country. The Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) Active New Zealand Survey, carried out in 2007/08, found…

The 21-strong line-up includes nine players with senior international experience, 11 veterans of the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile – where New Zealand were just seconds away from reaching the second round – and 10 graduates…

CIFA President Lee Harmon and board member Moeroa Tamangaro were in Johannesburg to attend the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Extraordinary Congress and the 60th FIFA Congress.But they were also lucky enough to bump into England midfielder David Beckham, one…

Three Kings stung Lynn Avon in the fourth minute as Leah Tangaloa capped a counter attack with her first goal of the season before Sarah Gregorius – playing her first senior game for Three Kings since transferring from Lynn…

Hosts name national futsal squad

Joining the host country for the tournament will be six other national sides – defending champions the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Tuvalu and Tahiti.To prepare themselves for the best of what Oceania has to offer on…

The All Whites were ridiculed in some quarters before the tournament for traveling to South Africa with a squad which included part-time and amateur players. But Ricki Herbert’s side, ranked 78th in the world, carved out creditable draws against…