Rare commodities

The Auckland City FC coach says a number of Solomon Islands players possess rare skills which are difficult to create. Ramon Tribulietx revealed this in an interview with the Auckland City FC media yesterday. He says the likes of Micah Lea’alafa, Jack Wetney and James Naka, are fast becoming rare commodities in a football world…

Auckland City aim for five OFC titles

SUVA, (NZ HERALD) – Auckland City FC are in line to make more history, after reaching yet another OFC Champions League final. The ASB Premiership champions defeated FC Gaitcha 1-0 in Suva Tuesday to book their place in the decider. Serbian defender Marko Dordevic headed the only goal midway through the second half of the…

Fiji defeats PNG and Singapore

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES) -The two Fiji netball sides won their matches last night in the International Series at the Vodafone Arena in Suva. The Digicel Fiji side beat Papua New Guinea 68-37 while the Punjas Fiji side won 61-47 over Singapore. National coach Kate Carpenter had a chance to look at the extended squad…

IOC President to hear ONOC

 FIJI TIMES – International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will be present in Fiji during the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) general assembly in May. Bach will be in Suva to hear the views of the ONOC and National Olympic Committees of the Oceania region. The build-up to the general assembly starts with the…

Commonwealth Youth Games to cost Samoa $20m -$30m bill

APIA, (SAMOA OBSERVER) —–The Commonwealth Youth Games in September is likely to cost Samoa between $20 to $30million (US$7.8 million – US$11.7 million). That’s according to the Coordinator of the Samoa 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games, VitolioLui, who assures that Samoa’s preparations for Games are progressing well. “There’s no certain figure at this stage,” he told…

Gold medal haul for Team Samoa

APIA, (SAMOA OBSERVER) —-The Samoa Weightlifting team return to Samoa Wednesday with a large haul of gold medals after a successful Mainland Open Weightlifting Tournament in Christchurch New Zealand, last week. The medal haul includes nine gold medals – not including bronze and silver. And as icing on the cake, Mary Opeloge was declared the…