Herbert secures new role

Ricki Herbert is the new head coach of Indian Super League club North East United FC. Herbert managed New Zealand for eight years from 2005-2013 and represented his country at the 1982 FIFA World Cup as a player. North East United co-owner John Abraham is delighted to secure Herbert’s services for the forthcoming season. “Ricki…

United founders explain take over

‘New management of Western United has authority’ The founders of the Western United FC club finally speak out after war of words by critics and the current Western United FC management and franchise owner over the past weeks. The founders made clarifications following criticisms over the inclusion of players from other provinces into the Western…

Women’s soccer team kicks off training for Pacific Games

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NOCSI issues second call for nominations

NOCSI is calling for nomination for tops posts available. Acting president Joe Au Ramosaea said nominations are still open. “This is my second call that Nomination forms still open for the President’s post. “Election is scheduled for August 31 during NOCSI’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). He said nominations will close on August 25 after which…

Kwaini wins Malaita Day dart comp

A FIVE-DAY Dart competition organised as part of the Malaita Day activities ended successfully last Saturday. Interim chairman of the dart committee in Auki Francis Tafea thank Solbrew Company for the donations and sponsoring of prizes. “The dart competition shows the competitiveness of the game here.” Seven teams competed and were drawn in two pools.…

Papua New Guinea eye Slovakia showdown

OFC: Papua New Guinea’s hopes of reaching the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament semi-finals rest on downing Slovakia on Wednesday in Nanjing. Beaten 7-0 by South American hot-shots Venezuela in their first match, Papua New Guinea can still slip into the last four if they can somehow beat the European side in their final group…