Farina calls for discipline

Suva (Fiji Times) – FOOTBALL players need to be more disciplined and update themselves with the new laws of the game. During the 2016 Vodafone Fiji FACT pool matches in Labasa last weekend players were indisciplined and not well versed with the laws of the game. Experienced players such as Lautoka’s Valerio Nawatu, Ilaitia Tuilau…

U-20 journey outlined

OFC: The eight teams taking part in OFC’s premier youth competition now know the path they must take in order to claim regional glory following the official draw for the OFC U-20 Championship. The teams, including the winner from this week’s OFC U-20 Championship Preliminary, have been drawn into two groups of four teams. Joining…

Fiji team in camp

Suva (Fiji Times) – THE Vodafone Fiji football squad players was assessed for injuries yesterday morning ahead of the first training session in preparation for the international friendly against Malaysia this Sunday. The national players marched into camp in Ba Tuesday night after returning from the first stage of the Vodafone Fiji FACT in Labasa.…

Samoa lay down early marker

OFC: Samoa have signaled their intentions at the 2016 OFC U-20 Championship Preliminary tournament by overpowering neigbours American Samoa 5-0, while hosts Tonga and Cook Islands were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw in the other match on the opening day. Kicking off proceedings against Cook Islands at the Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa,…

Fiji Pearls down Singapore

BANGKOK, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji Pearls invitational side won another match Monday beating the touring Singapore national team. The Singapore side held the Pearls to an 11-11 draw after the first quarter but at the second quarter the Pearls pulled up their game to lead the Ruth Aitken-coached side 28-19. The lead was increased…

$100m from rugby

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fijian rugby players are more in demand overseas as they are renowned for their pace, skills and hard running rugby. The game of rugby has injected a lot of money into the country from rugby players around the world. In 2015, about $100 million (US$50 million) was raked into the country…