Samoa’s chamber wants tax reforms

Samoa’s Chamber of Commerce has urged the Government to undertake key tax reforms to boost investment. Those recommendations were made as part of a suite of private sector suggestions to build exports during the annual Private Sector and Government Budget Forum.   Chamber President, Namulau’ulu Sami Leota emphasised the need for Government to engage in…

Back to the future for AS Pirae

The OFC Champions League Group Stage is drawing nearer and our focus on the competing clubs continues as we shine the spotlight on Tahiti’s AS Pirae. AS Pirae will be the other Tahiti representative in this year’s edition of the OFC Champions League eight years after their first and only final. The club is determined…

Fijian as PNG 7s head coach

Fijian Fereti Verebula is the new head coach of the PNG Special Export Lager rugby sevens team. His assistant is popular Kimbe Rebels mentor Freddie Mathies with Danny Kaiser as manager.   The announcements were made by PNG Rugby Football Union chief Richard Sapias at a media conference in Port Moresby Monday.   Sapias said…

U18 girls qualify for youth Olympics

THE Fiji Hockey Federation (FHF) is over the moon that the national under-18 girls team has qualified for the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Nanjing, China, in August. FHF president Dr Robin Mitchell said their performance at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualification tournament in Port Vila, Vanuatu last week was very good.…

Fiji 7s warning

National Vodafone 7s mentor Ben Ryan has issued a stern warning to his troops to play well in this weekend’s Japan 7s otherwise they will be axed from the team to play in the Hong Kong 7s. Ryan challenged his players to deliver quality performances this weekend in order to maintain their spot for Hong…

Mamulas to play S-League select

The country’s national U19 team – Mamulas will play a select side from the Telekom S-League this weekend. The match will be played this Saturday as it steps up its preparations for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U19 championship in May, a statement from SIFF media said yesterday. The trial match successfully held at Lawson…