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…

Lautoka increase national league lead

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 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)…

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…

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…

Kiwis find feet on world stage

Yet, though Ricki Herbert’s battling All Whites take their leave from South Africa without having won a game, they have not tasted defeat and their three-point tally was enough to…

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…

Nelsen: Future is bright

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…

Nelsen gutted with World Cup exit

Nelsen was struck down by a stomach bug in the days leading up to the Group F decider against Paraguay and says he felt ‘awful’ and was only functioning at…