Football fans on the New Zealand domestic football scene, and across the region, have grown accustomed to witnessing Team Wellington and Auckland City FC face-off in important matches. But after three consecutive years of these two clubs fighting it…

Iani chasing big dreams

As Benjamin Totori continues to find new ways to extend his lead in the OFC Champions League all-time top goal scorers, there’s one young man keeping a close eye on the Solomon Islands international. Marist striker Mathias Iani has…

The Tonga Football Association are keen to take football in the nation to a higher level and are making a start with its coaches. TFA Technical Director Kilifi Uele recently hosted a two-day workshop to introduce a high performance…

The three teams in contention for two OFC Champions League quarterfinals spots from Group B are working through the possible permutations as they prepare for their final playoff push on Saturday (local time) in Papeete, Tahiti. In what shapes…

Lossi ready for action

New Caledonia club AS Lössi didn’t quite have the dream debut they’d hoped for in the OFC Champions League in 2016. The side lost all three of their matches to finish bottom of Group B, with a 2-1 loss…

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OFC signs MoU with CONMEBOL

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) has signed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) in Auckland, New Zealand. The signing ceremony formalises the cooperation between OFC and CONMEBOL, establishing a framework to strengthen…

Bala living it up in deep south

Roland Bala is living his dream pulling on the blue and gold of Southern United. The 27-year-old Papua New Guinea international moved south a month ago and has already shown himself to be a player to watch. He impressed…

Fiji national team coach Christophe Gamel has named a 32 member squad as the build-up for the international friendly against Estonia gets underway. Fiji will play the 80th ranked nation on 19 November at ANZ Stadium and among the…

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Fiji youth league launches

The long-term development of Fiji’s football is in safe hands following the launch of the 2017 edition of the Fiji National U-16 Youth League. Fiji FA technical director Ravinesh Kumar announced 18 participating teams across three divisions with six…

With the knockout stage still in reach for all four teams, Group B’s competing nations are all feeling positive ahead of their second OFC U-16 Women’s Championship clashes tomorrow. An impressive 4-1 victory against American Samoa on Friday placed…