Tough match for Amicale

AMICALE FC coach Nathan Hall expects a tough contest against the star studded Auckland City FC team at the Oceania Football Confederation Champions League today. Amicale FC and Auckland FC face off in the crucial fixture that will decide the Group B winner. Both teams are unbeaten in the competition. Hall said the team had…

Ba ease through to semi-finals

Two wins and a final day 1-1 draw against Hekari United saw Ba FC become the first side through to semi-finals of the 2014 OFC Champions League yesterday afternoon. The side were assured their spot even before they kicked off against the Papua New Guinea champions, as AS Magenta found the form they’d been lacking…

Nadi trio banned from rest of OFC

The OFC Acting Chairman of the OFC Disciplinary Committee, Allen Park (Cook Islands) has moved to commute bans to three Nadi players ruling each out of the remainder of the OFC Champions League group stage competition. Parker, deciding as Chairman ruling alone, only has jurisdiction to impose a sanction of three matches or less.  The…

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. …

Hekari held 2- 2 draw with AS Magenta

The Koriak Upaiga captained Hekari United’s aim to finish second in the Group C was dashed Thursday. This was after their game against New Caledonia champions AS Magenta in the Group C clash at Govind Park in Ba ended in 2-2 draw.  Hekari United despite the services of two Fijian International players Pita Bolaitoga and…

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…

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…