Football

Manu Samoa left to rue untimely injuries

APIA, 20 NOVEMBER 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – Injuries and concussion conspired to thwart the Manu Samoa rugby team’s hopes of a first victory in Georgia. The tourists led 19-3 just before the interval in Tbilisi,...

OFC Women’s Nations Cup: Positive start for Fiji, New Zealand

NOUMEA (OFC) – Fiji snatched their first win in Group B of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup with a 3-0 victory against Cook Islands this evening at Stade Numa Daly in Noumea. Meanwhile New Zealand showed they will be leaving nothing to chance, seeing off Tonga in determined fashion with an 11-0 win. Heading into...

2018 Sukuna Bowl: RFMF footballers win title

THE RFMF football team has won the 2018 Sukuna Bowl competition defeating Police 2-nil in Suva today. Goals from Epeli Saukuru and Christopher Wasasala were enough to hand the trophy to the army brigade after a lapse of three years. Team defender and national rep Kolinio Sivoki said it was a tough match. “It was...

2018 Sukuna Bowl: Army football team leads Police at half time

The RFMF football side is leading Police 1-nil at half time in the 2018 Sukuna Bowl competition. The lone goal was scored by Epeli Saukuru. Police are the defending champions of the football competition.

Fiji women defeats Cook Is in Oceania opening match

THE Vodafone Fiji women’s football side defeated Cook Islands 3-nil in their opening match at the Oceania Nations Cup last night. Goals from Cema Nasau and Trina Davis put Fiji ahead 2-nil at the break. Luisa Tamanitoakula headed in the third in the second spell. In another match, New Zealand thumped Tonga 11-nil.

Tiwa scores lone goal; Yalalevu crowned club champ

IT was an all Ba affair, as Yalelevu Football Club took home for the first time the National Club Championship title defeating neighbours Nailaga Football Club 1-0 at the Fiji Football Academy ground in Vatuwaqa yesterday. National football rep and Ba midfielder Malakai Tiwa scored the only goal of the match to seal the win...

19th November

Yalalevu wins the Vodafone National Club Championship title

THE Yalalevu football side from Be has won the 2018 Vodafone National Club Championship title. The Shalen Lal coached side edged Nailaga FC 1-nil in the final. National and Ba midfielder Malakai Tiwa scored the winner in the 44th minute with a header. Nailaga FC captain Saula Waqa was sent off midway through the first...

OFC Nations Cup: Fiji to play the Cooks at 6pm

THE Vodafone Fiji football national women’s team will play Cook Islands in its OFC Nations Cup opener today. The Marika Rodu coached side had its first training session in New Caledonia yesterday. Other teams in the pool are New Zealand and Tonga. Fiji takes on Cook Islands at 6pm today.

17th November

National Club Championship: Nailaga FC defeats Blues FC

A FIRST half red card failed to stop Nailaga FC of Ba from winning against Nadi based Blues FC 2-0 in their National Club Championship clash at Fiji Football Academy in Vatuwaqa today. ” The message to the players at halftime was 10 players are just as good as 11.” A tense first half saw...

16th November

Bosnia promoted to Nations League top tier with Austria draw

VIENNA (Reuters) – Bosnia were promoted to the Nation League’s top tier after a 0-0 draw away to rivals Austria in League B Group 3 on Thursday gave them an unassailable lead over their opponents. Bosnia have 10 points from four games while Austria have four from three with bottom team Northern Ireland, who have...

Rooney says farewell as England beat United States

LONDON (Reuters) – There was no farewell goal but plenty of pride and appreciation as Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final appearance for England in a 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly at Wembley on Thursday. England’s all-time top scorer Rooney came on as a 58th-minute substitute, to roars from the...

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