Two off to play in AFL season

Solomon Islands will have two of its AFL players vie in the 2014 AFL in Australia. Francis Ramo and Peter Nuku are the two lucky players who were given the opportunity to travel to Australia and play AFL for the 2014 season. The two boys were selected based on their commitment and work ethic towards…

TOTORI RETURNS TO WAITAKERE

SOCCER star Benjamin Totori has been reported to have returned to join New Zealand’s Waitakere FC for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship. Totori’s local club Western United FC management on Tuesday confirmed signing Totori’s release for Waitakere this week. Totori is not new to the Waitakere outfit thus will not find it difficult to fit…

HFA Pre-season date set

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) has confirmed the date for the HFA 2014 Pre-season to be on April 5 at the King George School grounds. Following their meeting early this week, HFA scheduled April 5 as the date. The HFA Executive therefore calls on interested clubs to submit their applications between now and Wednesday April…

Pressure up

A LAST-minute try by Waisea Nacuqu helped Fiji win the Tokyo 7s tournament and move an inch closer to HSBC Sevens World Series leaders South Africa and New Zealand. Clad in black, the Vodafone-sponsored side defeated South Africa 33-26 in a hard-fought final at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium to lift the title they last…

Impressive Fiji lift title in Tokyo

Fiji scored five tries in a breathless Cup final at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground, beating South Africa 33-26 in round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series on Sunday.   Captained by the impressive Osea Kolinisau, Fiji head into next weekend’s Hong Kong Sevens full of confidence after claiming their second Cup final of…

Amicale clinch fourth title

Amicle have won their fourth consecutive TVL Premier League title in style after recording a stylish 6-0 victory over Yatel FC to round out the 2013/14 season. The slimmest of margins separated the Red Roosters from their closest rivals Erakor Golden Star as they ended the season with 30 and 29 points respectively. Goals from…

FIFA Development Committee approve OFC programmes

Four countries are set to become new beneficiaries of FIFA’s Goal Programme following approval by the Development Committee of world football’s governing body. The meeting, chaired by FIFA Vice-President Issa Hayatou in the presence of the chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee, Domenico Scala, was opened today in Zurich by FIFA President Blatter.…

Hekari prepare for O’League

The eighth attempt for Hekari FC in the Oceania Championship League (O’League) challenge begins in less than three weeks. The O’League race for Hekari FC started in 2007 and have maintained its form back at local turf.  They will attend this year’s O’League challenge in Fiji.   The Southern Highlands franchise has also driven the…

Mateinaqara wins best player award

NADI skipper Beniamino Mateinaqara could not believe it when he was named the Fiji FA Player of the Year during the Global Flight Centre Fiji FA awards night held at Tanoa Waterfront Hotel in Lautoka on Saturday night. Elated with his success, the Taveuni lad dedicated the award to his parents and relatives at Naselesele,…