OFC Champions League: 1999 & 2001

The 12th edition of the OFC Champions League is just four weeks away and www.oceaniafootball.com reflects on the first two editions of Oceania’s flagship competition in the first of four features focussing on this annual football event. 1999 Oceania Club Championship – Fiji It’s perhaps fitting that in April of 2014 the OFC Champions League…

Games organisers satisfied

The 2015 Pacific Games organising committee and the Pacific Games Council have expressed great satisfaction at the outcome of the first ever All Sports meeting held in Port Moresby to prepare for the delivery of the sports competitions during the Pacific Games next year. The GOC organized the two day “All Sports” meetings with the…

Samoa A beats Tonga 27-18

Samoa A recorded its first win of the Pacific Rugby Cup 2014 campaign with a hard fought win against a bigger Tonga A side at the TG Milner Oval Tuesday night. Team Manager Vaaelua Aloi Alesana says the game lived up to the usual physical and tough but clean approach by the two teams.  …

Workshop sheds light on match-fixing

The risks of match-fixing to football in Oceania was highlighted at the recent INTERPOL Integrity in Sport – FIFA conference, co-hosted by the Oceania Football Confederation, Fiji Football Association and Fiji Police. The two-day meeting, held in Fiji, brought together almost 100 regional football administrators, players’ associations, referees, football club owners, government agencies and police…

Protect players

Hekari United has appealed to the Telikom National Soccer League management, all stakeholders and media to rise up against violence in the sport. Franchise owner John Kapi Natto said unruly behaviour by fans during the weekend’s clash at Lae’s Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium against home side Besta United bordered on intimidation and with the threat…

Gus ousted

An impossible has happened. Mr. Gus Kraus the current South Pacific Champion on the 8 ball game was beaten for the first time on Monday at Club HP, Heritage Park Hotel. And it happened not even at the finals but at a stage earlier, the semi final. And this came after beating Mr. Peter Boyers…

SUPER 6’s TONIGHT

Tonight at Club HP, Heritage Park Hotel will be the Blue Ocean Shipping Super 6 Singles followed by the Blue Ocean Shipping Super 6 Doubles. Singles competition to start at 7pm and to be followed by the doubles at around 9pm. It will be the Weight Lifting Federation’s turn to fundraise, a dance night with…

Training continues for United

The Telekom S-league may be over but Western United is still on the move in training with a much stronger focus for the next TSL season. United who finished fourth in the last season which ended over the weekend calls on all interested new players as well as current players to resume training. Training days…

Chess registration starts

Registration for the upcoming chess open national championship is currently underway in Honiara. The Solomon Islands chess federation (SICF) revealed registrations started yesterday and will continue up until March 16. The competition will then kick off on March 22. Interested chess players who intend to participate in the upcoming competition are urged to register themselves.…

Alleged match fixing investigated

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) is carrying out an investigation over allegations of match fixing during the match between X-Beam FC and Real Kakamora over the weekend. This was confirmed from the SIFF media department this week. The investigation follows allegations of match fixing relating to the X-Beam and Real Kakamora match over the…