When it comes to football, finding motivation is easy for New Caledonia’s Jackie Pahoa. It’s a sport she loves more than any other, a sport where she’s keen to leave her mark. And if the 15-year-old’s performances for New…

Football Ferns midfielder Annalie Longo is already one of the most accomplished female players ever produced by New Zealand but is now looking to expand her horizons outside of her own career, a quest that continued with her participation…

New faces eager to make an impact

Samoa’s and Solomon Islands’ search for technical directors went international this year, calling on Italy-born Valerio Raccuglia to swap Wellington for Polynesia, and former La Liga coach Felipe Vega-Arango Alonso to uproot his life in Spain for a taste…

Didier Simane missed a lot of the lead in to AS Magenta’s 2017 OFC Champions League campaign but the 20-year-old has quickly established himself as an integral member of the squad. “I joined the team about two weeks before…

A third team on the field made history in Navutoka’s 3-2 win against Veitongo FC in the TFA Women’s League Stage 2 final last week, with three Lelenga siblings officiating together for the first time in their careers. With…

To many the name Josateki Tamudu doesn’t mean much. But for Fiji’s new national coach Christophe Gamel the name marks the future of football in the island nation. Playing for Rewa FC in domestic competitions, Tamudu’s attractive style of…

The face that corresponds with the name Gope-Fenepej in the New Caledonia U-17 squad might be a new one but the style of football and ability to hit the target when required are recognisable traits. Paul Gope-Fenepej’s debut for…

2016 was quite the year for Micah Lea’alafa. The Auckland City and Solomon Islands star competed in a staggering three major FIFA tournaments on three different continents for club and country. As well as featuring in Oceania FIFA World…