Fiji facilitated a virtual women’s capacity building workshop this week.
While football activity continues to remain on hold, the Fiji Football Association conducted a four-day workshop for 25 female coaches from tier one and two of the Digicel Women’s Super League.
Guest speakers included OFC instructors Alejo Leguizamon and Andy Hedge, and FIFA Technical Consultant for Oceania, Tony Readings. Full story to come.
New Zealand’s Meikayla Moore has also been highlighted as an OFC women’s ambassador across our social media platforms this week.
Moore plays as a defender for Liverpool in the English FA Women’s Championship and made her way back after her Tokyo Olympics campaign.
Last week, Central Coast FC regains top of the table position, while Kossa FC moves up to ninth place after match week 10 of the Solomon Islands’ Telekom S-League.
A late goal by William Komasi saw Central Coast edge past Solomon Warriors 1-0, while Kossa FC beat Kula FC 4-0.
In other fixtures, Real Kakamora FC won 2-0 over Honiara City, Waneagu United FC beat Isabel United, 3-0 and a Timothy Bakale long-distance goal handed Henderson Eels a 1-0 victory against Laugu United, 1-0.
A nil-all match was also seen between Marist FC and Southern United.
Round four of Papua New Guinea’s Kulum Petroleum Soccer League was played last weekend.
Northern conference premiers Lae City FC triumphed over Northern Youth FC 11-0 putting them one game away from their nearest rival FC Morobe Wawens.
Another high scoring match was seen between Morobe Wawens which saw Joshua Panget slot five goals to help his side beat Sepik FC, 9-4.
Tusbab Stallions held Lae City Dwellers to a one-all draw, while Port Morseby Strikers made a 1-0 comeback to beat Star Mountain, 2-1.
Hekari beat Southern Youth 4-0 and Central Dabari edged past Tavur FC 2-1 in the remaining match.
Samoa held their Extra Ordinary Congress on August 6 and their youth league continues.
In the U-17 boys’ grade Vaitele Uta won 3-1 over Moata’a while the U-19 boys’ grade saw Vivase Tai thump Vaiusu 17-0, Moaula beat Vailele 6-2 and Vaipuna won 8-0 over Lepea.
In the U-19 girls’ grade Kiwi beat Lupe o le Soaga 3-1. More senior league results can be found here.
Playoffs headline Tonga’s secondary schools’ competition.
The U-19 girls’ quarter finals Queen Salote secure a big 10-0 win over Laengamalie and Tonga High won 12-0 over Liahona.
‘Apifo’ou won against St. Andrew 5-0, while Tailulu edged past Takuilau 1-0 in the remaining quarter finals.
In the U-16 boys’ semi-finals, ‘Atele won 3-1 over ‘Apifo’ou and Toloa beat Takuilau 5-0. More results can be found here.
Lastly, OFC showed their support for Safe Sports Day on Sunday, August 8 to raise awareness of safeguarding. Learn more about it here.