With a comprehensive 8-0 victory over Papua New Guinea yesterday the New Zealand U-20 women’s team signalled their intentions for next month’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. The two Oceania contenders came head-to-head in a friendly match at Mangere…

Singh signs with Sydney club

Fiji defender Alvin Singh will get his first taste of professional football next season when he makes the move to Australia to represent the APIA Leichhardt Tigers. The former Ba player signed with the National Premier League NSW team…

FC Pau coming to Noumea

French National Championship side FC Pau will make the long journey to New Caledonia next month for the 7th Round of the Coupe de France. While Magenta won their tenth Coupe de Caledonie title at the weekend in a…

FFAS grassroots expands

The annual FFAS Private Elementary Schools Soccer League has expanded to lower age groups this year, offering a mixed five-a-side competition for grades one and two. Parents were excited to give their children the early opportunity to develop football…

New Zealand’s Jasmine Pereira’s career path seemingly could have gone down any number of avenues if her gene pool is any gauge. Dad Joseph was a Rugby League player in Australia’s premier competition, while cousins Joe and Rene Naufahu…

Schirinzi backs Tiki Toa

Ahead of the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai next month, Tahiti football has welcomed back a familiar face to help the national beach soccer team return to their winning form. Swiss beach soccer coach Angelo Schirinzi is a well-known and…

Torohia chases second title

Tahiti national beach soccer goalkeeper Jonathan Torohia is chasing back-to-back glory after being nominated for Best Goalkeeper of the Year. The Tiki Toa gloveman picked up the prestigous award in 2015 and although the national side has not been…

Papua New Guinea’s latest roll out of the FIFA Live Your Goals legacy programme has made its mark the West New Britain Province, celebrating football with over 400 girls from Kimbe on Saturday. Girls from 10 different schools and…

Rakiraki moves up ranks

Fiji football’s top division will have a new contender next season, with Rakiraki earning promotion after taking out the Fiji Senior League play-off over the weekend. Rakiraki took out the top spot in the play-off after defeating Central Division…