OFC launch new FIFA approved footballs

The Oceania Football Confederation has launched three new footballs with FIFA quality accreditation as part of its commercialisation programme. In Pakistan to visit the factory which produces the footballs, OFC President David Chung says the new designs called the Elite Ball (FIFA approved), the Premier Ball (FIFA Inspected), and the OFC Futsal Ball (FIFA approved)…

Pressure up

A LAST-minute try by Waisea Nacuqu helped Fiji win the Tokyo 7s tournament and move an inch closer to HSBC Sevens World Series leaders South Africa and New Zealand. Clad in black, the Vodafone-sponsored side defeated South Africa 33-26 in a hard-fought final at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium to lift the title they last…

Amicale clinch fourth title

Amicle have won their fourth consecutive TVL Premier League title in style after recording a stylish 6-0 victory over Yatel FC to round out the 2013/14 season. The slimmest of margins separated the Red Roosters from their closest rivals Erakor Golden Star as they ended the season with 30 and 29 points respectively. Goals from…

Hekari prepare for O’League

The eighth attempt for Hekari FC in the Oceania Championship League (O’League) challenge begins in less than three weeks. The O’League race for Hekari FC started in 2007 and have maintained its form back at local turf.  They will attend this year’s O’League challenge in Fiji.   The Southern Highlands franchise has also driven the…

Tough O’League opener

NADI skipper Beniamino Mateinaqara is anticipating a tough battle against Auckland City in their first O’League game to be held at Churchill Park next month. The ace goalkeeper said it would be a battle between experience and new kids on the block. Mateinaqara said the visitors would be tough having tasted top level competition while…