In soccer-obsessed Solomon Islands, the OFC Just Play programme is working for a fairer, more inclusive society. It is also making football dreams come true. Working with children through Just Play, school teacher and Just Play Co-ordinator Gabriel Riotarau…

Merrick steps down

Oceania’s only professional football team is looking for a leader to turn their season around after Ernie Merrick stepped down from his position as head coach of Wellington Phoenix FC. The two-time A-League champion felt that with recent results…

A third New Zealand National Women’s League title in four years has been earned by Canterbury United Pride after a well-deserved 2-0 win over Capital Football in the final at English Park in Christchurch this afternoon. In what turned…

The recent 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has left a lasting legacy in Papua New Guinea for both sport and women. Papua New Guinea Minister for Sports and National Events Justin Tkatchenko was pleased to announce the two…

The development of women’s football in Tahiti is set to continue under the watchful eye of the newly appointed FTF Women’s Football Project Manager Stéphanie Spielmann. The Championnat Vahine was launched last season and continues to play a role…

Fiji Football Association is looking forward to kick-off the 2016 National Club Championship tomorrow at Fiji Football Association Academy in Ba. Twelve teams will compete in four pools during the group stages throughout the weekend for a place in…

Auckland City have been denied another famous FIFA Club World Cup scalp in heartbreaking fashion, losing 2-1 to J.League champions Kashima Antlers in the opening match of this year’s edition in Yokohama, Japan overnight. Kashima Antlers advanced to the…

Football Ferns coach Tony Readings has named a strong New Zealand A side for two international friendlies against Thailand this month in Auckland. The first international will be staged at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on December 17, before…

Sherman steps down

New Zealand Football Technical Director Rob Sherman will be stepping down from his role in the New Year for personal reasons. Since his return to New Zealand, Sherman has been instrumental in not only driving the technical direction of…