Duo on the path to discovery

Aito Matthews and Maroura Horoi of Papara were the ideal candidates for the Goalkeeper Discovery course offered by the Fédération Tahitienne de Football in December. The pair are footballers, playing in the senior Papara squad, but they’re also junior…

The 2019 Ultimate Fiji Soccer Cup (UFSC), a week-long football development event, concluded at Churchill Park in Lautoka to great fanfare after a successful tenth edition of the annual event. Over 500 players from Fiji, Australia and New Zealand…

After Kooline FC took out the inaugural OFC Futsal Champions League in early December it by no means marked the end of the action for Solomon Islands futsal players. The annual Auki Futsal Challenge, held in Auki, Malaita, featured…

Over the past week the New Caledonian island of Lifou, birthplace to World Cup winner Christian Karembeu, played host to emerging talent from across Oceania and Australia. Teams from New Caledonia, New Zealand and Australia descended on the Loyalty…

The Papua New Guinea National Soccer League has officially kicked off following a short delay with ten teams participating in the much anticipated 2019/2020 edition of the annual competition. Defending champions Lae City FC started with a win after…

Historic triple for Hienghene

The conclusion of the 2019 Super Ligue confirmed the all-round dominance of New Caledonia’s Hienghene Sport as they became the first club to complete an historic triple – the Super Ligue, the Coupe de Calédonie and the OFC Champions…

Timely refresher for PNG referees

The FIFA-MA Referee Course held at the PNGFA Education Centre in Lae was delivered with pitch-perfect timing for Papua New Guinea ahead of the kick-off to the National Soccer League. OFC/FIFA Referee Technical Instructor Rakesh Varman from Fiji and…

Jelina Mabon is the Shefa Women’s U-17 goalkeeper coach based at Epi High School who was also the only female goalkeeper coach engaged during the VFF National Youth League Championship. In preparation for the role, Mabon attended a three-day…