Kumar’s mark on Fiji

His coaching career has been a long and challenging journey, but Fiji U-20 assistant coach Sunil Kumar believes he’s just getting started. “I want to help the age group national team or the senior, whichever is possible, and impart…

Fiji referee course concludes

Twenty-five of Fiji’s elite referees and five Fiji assessors were put to the test at a five-day FIFA Member Association Refereeing course at Fiji Football Headquarters in Vatuwaqa last week. The course was officially opened by Fiji FA senior…

Faaiuaso pursues coaching pathway

He’s been a legend on the field for over two decades, and now Samoa captain Desmond Faaiuaso is turning his attention to leading from the sideline. The Samoa U-17 coach has joined 18 other candidates from across Oceania at…

FTF creating future leaders

The Fédération Tahitienne de Football hopes to see more women involved in all aspects of football management and adminstration following a FIFA Women’s Football Course held in Papeete recently. Nantes-based FIFA Instructor Etienne Marechal made the voyage to share…

Reid back for USA Tour

Anthony Hudson has named a squad full of big name players – which includes skipper Winston Reid, Chris Wood, Ryan Thomas and Henry Cameron – for one of the biggest windows in the history of New Zealand Football. The…

Elikana keen to learn

Five days into the OFC B Licence Coaching course, Cook Islands U-17 women’s assistant coach Tehiri Elikana is looking forward to taking his new knowledge home to improve the quality of coaching in the Cook Islands. “For me it’s…

First round of Stage 3 confirmed

The first round of matches in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifiers – OFC Stage 3 have been confirmed with the Group B encounter between Tahiti and Solomon Islands kicking things off on 7 November in Papeete. Solomon…

Air Niugini and Telikom PNG have been announced as National Supporters of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, which will be held in Port Moresby this coming November and December. Air Niugini is the national airline of Papua New…

Solomon squad named

Solomon Islands interim head coach Moses Toata has named a 25-man training squad for the friendly series against New Caledonia in Honiara next month. The selection of players is largely based on the current Telekom S-League and features players…

NZ national league launches

Anticipation around the upcoming New Zealand Stirling Sports Premiership has taken another step towards fever pitch after the staging of the official launch in Auckland yesterday. Representing their teams at the launch were several current or former All Whites…