Dwellers reluctant to release players

Port Moresby (The National) – LAE City Dwellers are reluctant to release their players for national duties after six members of their squad were named in the PNG side to tour the Solomon Islands this week. Coach Peter Gunemba said the timing of the announcement for the two friendly internationals with Solomon Islands served as…

Hekari lost to Lae

Port Moresby (The National) –  LAE City pulled off the upset of the ages, beating Hekari United 2-0 to defend their Telikom National Soccer League title on Saturday. Having been hammered 5-0 by the Reds in the NSL Champions League series in their previous encounter only last week, few gave the visiting team from the…

Ryder aims for a national 7s jumper

Suva (Fiji Times) – YEARS on from having donned the nationals jumper William Ryder is fighting for a ticket back in with the national squad. Representing Tokatoka Westfield in the Matintar 7s, Ryder said he was working hard to prove critics wrong after he was claimed to be unfit upon returning to the field of…

Three hunting for top honours

OFC: The Solomon Islands’ Kurukuru has moved a step closer to Colombia 2016 after seeing off New Zealand, but the Futsal Whites and Vanautu are still on their heels as the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship moves into day four of competition. The reigning champions have been clinical in their performances thus far. They’re improving with…

Solomons move clear at the top

OFC: Kurukuru captain Elliot Ragomo played a starring role for the Solomon Islands as they downed New Zealand 4-1 to move three points clear of the pack on Wednesday – Match Day 3 of the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship. Vanuatu twice came from behind in the opener against New Caledonia to secure a 6-3 victory,…

Fiji thrashed by Tahiti

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES) – Vodafone Fiji futsal team was thrashed 1-9 by Tahiti in the 2016 Oceania Football Confederation Futsal Championship at the Vodafone Arena in Suva Wednesday night. Fiji was outclassed by Tahiti in most areas as they were too quick and smart for the home side. Fiji also got a few scoring…

Focus on women to try golf

Suva (Fiji Times) – THE Fiji Sugar Corporation Penang Golf Club Course in Rakiraki will be a hive of activity this weekend with the staging of two tournaments. On Saturday, an 18 holes stable ford event sponsored by Supreme Fuel will be played while on Sunday a tournament will be held to mark Valentine’s Day.…