History beckons for Fiji and Papua New Guinea

No matter what the result of this evening’s final at HFC Bank Stadium between Fiji and Papua New Guinea is, OFC Women’s Nations Cup history will be made. With the six-times winners New Zealand absent due to their direct entry to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 as co-hosts with Australia, the teams taking part […]

Polynesian showdown a first for Nations Cup

When Tonga and Samoa meet in the opening match of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup this evening it will mark the first-ever encounter between the two Polynesian nations in this competition. That doesn’t mean there are no head-to-head results however. The two countries have played three competitive matches previously, all of them during the Pacific […]

Pacific Games 2023 announces revised dates

The Executive Board of the Pacific Games Council has approved a delay to the start of the 2023 Pacific Games from July, to 19 November to 2 December 2023. The decision was prompted by a request from the Solomon Islands, and followed extensive consultations with the 22 Pacific Games Associations and the 24 Oceania Federations […]

Adieu, Michel

New Caledonia football is in mourning following the passing of former national team goalkeeper and coach Michel Clarque, 72, at midday on Monday, 31 May. A man with a heart of gold and a strong desire to create meaningful opportunities for youth across New Caledonia both inside and out of the football community, Clarque’s most […]

Women’s football on a roll in Samoa

The two main islands in Samoa are benefiting from increased investment and opportunities for women’s football with concurrent leagues running in Upolu and Savaii. Last week the FFS Savaii Senior Women’s 7-a-side tournament kicked off the first of six weeks of competition at the FFS Regional Development Centre in Iva. Twelve teams are taking part […]