OFC encourages overseas exposure

Exposure to soccer competitions around the region will boost the development of local players. Oceania Football Confederation Head of Television, Tukaha Mua says that players can learn a great deal from playing in competitions in foreign countries.   “What we would like to encourage is to have more of our players move and play in…

Five coaching course for soccer coaches

Local soccer coaches will have many opportunities to enhance their knowledge in coaching this year with the upcoming coaching courses revealed for this year. The Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) revealed a total of five football coaching courses for this year.The courses will cover all three football codes, the 11-a-side, Futsal and beach soccer code…

Workshop for coaches, administrators

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) in partnership with Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has reminded all HFA affiliated clubs that there will be a three days workshop organised for both coaches and administrator. This will be held next week from Monday 17th February to Wednesday 19th February 2014 at the SIFF Academy conference room. The…

Club HP offers more

Night goers will now have the benefit of enjoying a lot of new programmes at Club HP, Heritage Park Hotel. As from Monday 17th February 2014 there will be the pool competitions open for companies and other organizations to take part.   These will be the doubles and to be played in pools guaranteeing each…

Ryan boosts Ratu Meli 7s

Vodafone Fiji 7s team coach, Ben Ryan, will be present at the 2014 Vodafone Ratu Meli 7s on February 21-22 at Ratu Meli Memorial School in Nacula, Yasawa. The chairman of the organising committee, Manasa Takala, says Ryan’s presence would boost the performance of players in the island. “This is a big boost for us…

Suva unbeaten, top league

It was joy for the Samuela Drudru-captained Suva side and a heartbreak for Alvin Avinesh-led Lautoka in the battle of the cities at Churchill Park yesterday. Lautoka started with a bang with a lot of constructive soccer coming from the midfield areas. But this was not fully executed due to the tight and properly organised…

Cooks offer hefty pay for Fijians

More Fiji rugby league players are being contracted to the Cook Islands for semi-professional competitions. They are also expected to get hefty pay cheques with an average $NZ12,000 ($FJ19,000) for a five-month contract in Rarotonga. This week, three more Fijians leave for the Cook Islands. Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) assistant national coach, Jo Dakuitoga,…