Growing up in Vanuatu’s Erakor Village provided an idyllic backdrop for Brian Kaltack’s childhood. Family, friends, school, the sea and football surrounded him and each of them set the foundations for the journey he has found himself on since…

He may be on his way to making a name for himself as a star in America’s National Football League with the Oakland Raiders, but Shalom Luani still remembers where he came from. “One of the questions I’m always…

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…