Football

15th April

Fiji FA hails coaching course a success, 19 attend

The Member Association (MA) Youth Football coaching certificate course was a success in Nadi last week. Fiji FA coach educator and acting technical director Yogendra Dutt, who conducted the three-day course, said it was pleasing...

UEFA confirm Rome as EURO 2020 host city after crowd guarantees

ROME (Reuters) – Rome’s Stadio Olimpico was confirmed as a Euro 2020 host venue on Wednesday after the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) told UEFA that fans would be allowed to attend matches. “The authorities have guaranteed at least 25% of the stadium’s capacity will be filled. As a result, UEFA considers Rome to be fully...

DPL heats up

Competition in the Digicel Premier league is expected to go down to the wire this season. After six rounds, no team has pulled away at the top of the points table with Lautoka leading by a slender two points. Rewa, which started the season with a loss is now second with eight points. Nadi also...

14th April

PSG lose to Bayern Munich but reach Champions League semifinals on away goals

Paris Saint-Germain did just enough to knock defending champion Bayern Munich out of the Champions League and reach the semifinals for the second straight season, losing a tense match 1-0 on Wednesday (NZT) to advance on away goals from the first leg. Bayern had to score twice after losing 3-2 at home and survived several...

13th April

Lucky escape

Rakiraki was lucky to escape with a 1-0 victory against Lami in the Digicel Senior League competition on Sunday at Penang Sangam High School grounds. Gyaneshwar Raju fired in the winner in the first-half and the two sides battled for the reminder of the match, ending up with win for the western side. “We were...

Football offer

Fiji Football Association is keen to help authorities repair and upgrade the ageing Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori. The park has one of the best grounds in Fiji and has been hosting provincial rugby matches, top football games and compettions, and events. It is also the playing ground for one of the busiest centres in...

12th April

Arsenal’s injury woes deepen as Saka limps off with thigh issue

(Reuters) – Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the Europa League semi-finals suffered another blow after winger Bukayo Saka suffered a thigh issue against Sheffield United, adding to manager Mikel Arteta’s selection problems ahead of Thursday’s trip to Slavia Prague. Saka limped off in the 69th minute of Sunday’s 3-0 Premier League win and Arteta said the...

Premier league: Navua upsets Ba

The Navua football side upset Ba 1-nil in the Digicel Premier League at the Uprising Resort ground at Pacific Harbour in Deuba yesterday. Super sub and veteran Apisai Smith proved to be the difference as his goal in the 91st minute ensured Navua’s first win this season. The lanky marksman took full advantage of a...

Premier league: Olympian Khem guides Delta Tigers to victory against Nadroga

Olympian Anish Khem starred for Rewa yesterday by scoring a brace of goals to guide the Delta Tigers to a 3-0 victory against Nadroga in the Digicel Premier League at Churchill Park in Lautoka. This was Rewa’s second victory in round one of the DPL and Nadroga’s third loss after five matches. Khem put the...

Lautoka leads Digicel premier league points table

Lautoka leads the Digicel Premier League points table after edging Suva in the battle of the two cities at Churchill Park yesterday. Star striker Sairusi Nalaubu once again proved to be the star for the Blues scoring the winner in the 37th minute. Lautoka has opened up a two-point gap ahead of Rewa and Nadi...

11th April

DPL: Lautoka beats Suva

  LAUTOKA defeated Suva 1-0 in the Digicel Premier League at Churchill Park this afternoon. Sairusi Nalaubu scored in the winner for the Blues in the 37th minute. With this result, Lautoka now leads the DPL points table with 10 points after five matches followed by Rewa and Nadi on eight points, Ba, Suva and...

DPL: Rewa beats Nadroga

Rewa has defeated Nadroga 3-nil in the Digicel Premier League. Anish scored the opener in the first spell. Rewa led 1-nil at the break. The Delta Tigers added another two goals in the second spell. Samuela Nabenia scored another in the second spell while Khem grabbed his second from the penalty spot.  

DPL: Rewa leads Nadroga at halftime

The Rewa football side leads Nadroga 1-nil at halftime in the Digicel Premier League. Anish Khem scored the lone goal in the first spell.

NZ Football not giving up on Indiah-Paige Riley despite her Matildas selection

Football Ferns coach Tom Sermanni is refusing to give up on highly-rated prospect Indiah-Paige Riley representing New Zealand on the international stage, despite the fact she has been selected by Australia. The Fortuna Hjørring forward was born in Auckland but grew up in Queensland and is eligible to represent both countries, who will host the...

Late goals hurt Manchester City, boost Liverpool in English Premier League

One stoppage-time goal slowed Manchester City’s march to the Premier League title. Another ignited Liverpool’s push for the Champions League qualification positions. A day of dramatic finishes in the English Premier League on Sunday (NZ time) began with City losing 2-1 to 10-man Leeds, and ended with Liverpool snatching a 2-1 win over Aston Villa....

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