Ba in top spot

BA has booked its spot in the semi-finals of the Oceania Football Confederation Champions League after hammering Tafea FC 4-0 at Govind Park Thursday. The Vodafone 4R Electrical Men in Black came alive in the second spell after a lacklustre and hasty performance in the first 45 minutes in which they received four yellow cards. …

IRB announces details of PNC 2014

The International Rugby Board has today announced the match schedule for the IRB Pacific Nations Cup 2014. The exciting new format will feature six teams who will compete in two pools of three. In Pool A Samoa, Tonga and Fiji will battle it out to determine the Pacific Island conference champion for 2014, while in…

HFA Pre-season kicks off

The Honiara Football Association pre-season competition kicks off today with two first matches. First up will be San Jorge Thunders FC taking on GFC at 2pm followed by Rivantor Hunters FC and Henderson Eels FC at 4pm. Both matches will be played at the king George Sixth School Northern Soccer field. These are the only…

DECIDING ENCOUNTER FOR WARRIORS

Team in high spirit to take out Waitakere. The Solomon Islands football club champions, the Solomon Warriors FC will know whether to make it past the group stage or a first round exit in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League when they take on Waitakere FC of New Zealand today. Known to every Warriors…

FIFA President shares in Samoa’s sadness

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has written a letter to the Samoa Football Federation (SFF) upon learning that their President and OFC Executive Committee member, Toetu Petana, passed away at the age of 51 following a short illness. Petana was elected to the position of SFF President in 2011 following the organisations emergence from normalisation.…

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Brazil’s World Cup ambassador Pele says he’s concerned about the country’s outdated airports less than 10 weeks before the tournament begins.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…