Fiji rugby fires Operations Officer

Fiji Rugby Union has terminated the contract of Senior Operations Officer Aporosa Tuqovu. Tuqovu has joined the list of people being terminated from Rugby House so far making him the eighth man to be asked to leave FRU excluding his former Operations Manager Vilikesa Rinavuaka who handed in his resignation letter.   FijiLive understands Tuqovu…

Brazil airports a World Cup concern: Pele

Brazil’s World Cup ambassador Pele says he’s concerned about the country’s outdated airports less than 10 weeks before the tournament begins. The country’s greatest football star says it’s worrisome how renovation and expansion is being handled for the airports that will receive World Cup visitors in June and July. Although the country had seven years…

OFC champ league match day 5 preview

The first match today sees Tahiti’s AS Dragon paired with defending champions Auckland City FC. Dragon lost 1-0 to Amicale on Tuesday while Auckland comfortably beat home team Nadi 3-0 to top Group B and solidify their status as favourites to advance to the semi-finals. Former K League player Daewook Kim made a strong contribution…

Totori extends goal tally

Solomon Islands star Benjamin Totori extended his Oceania Football Confederation Champions League all-time goals tally after guiding Waitakere United to a 2-0 win against Kiwi FC at Churchill Park in Lautoka Wednesday. The striker caused havoc for the Kiwi FC defence displaying his uncanny skills.   Despite being heavily marked Totori found the back of…

Solkick clinic every weekend

Solomon Islands AFL staff will be running junior Solkick clinics every Saturday at Woodford Oval from 8:30am. Everyone is welcome and there will be prizes and giveaways at the end of each session. Senior football will recommence this Saturday. Round 2 will see KG Sharks take on the Real Lions at 2:00pm and China Town…

Bodo disappointed

Solomon Warriors sponsor Hon Bodo Dettke was disappointed over luck of support by Solomon Island Football Federation (SIFF) and the government towards the team. He said he has to dig deep into his own pocket to meet the expenses which cost him SBD$109,000 due to lack of support. He said while OFC has paid the…

Ba to sharpen attack skills

THE Vodafone 4R Electrical Ba team will need to sharpen its attack if it wants to topple Tafea FC in the Oceania Football Confederation Champions League at Govind Park today. Tafea FC from Vanuatu proved to be the surprise team on day one of the competition shocking 2010 champions Hekari United 3-1. With the likes…