Oceania to test talent in bid for FWWC spot

Nine teams from across Oceania will put themselves to the ultimate test when the 12th edition of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup gets underway in Suva, Fiji this week. With New Zealand having automatically qualified as co-hosts of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023, the opportunity for a second Oceania nation […]

Remote Gaua ready to soar

When elected President of Torba Football Association in 2019, Shedrack Obed pledged to provide equal opportunities for both men and women across the province. He held up his end of the bargain by starting the first-ever women’s league in Gaua that same year. It was the products of that initial investment, Young Stars, who represented […]

Galaxy claim first-ever Champions League title

Port Vila representatives Galaxy FC has held off rival provinces from across Vanuatu to claim the inaugural VFF Women’s Champions League title following a 2-1 victory over Huka FC of Shefa Province at Luganville Soccer City Stadium in Santo this week. Galaxy qualified for the national competition after winning the Port Vila Football Association (PVFA) […]

Luganville supports youth growth

Youth development remains a priority for the Luganville Football Association. Late last month the new season of the Youth League launched with an impressive 12 girls teams participating across the U-12 and U-15 divisions, in addition to six female referees in the youth training group. Charley Ulas is the president of youth football on the […]

Championship kicks off in Port Vila

The Port Vila Football Association has launched its latest offering for women in the capital. The PVFA Women’s Football Championship comes hot on the heels of the Women’s Super Cup and sees eight teams competing in the league-based competition. Galaxy and Erakor Golden Stars, finalists in the Super Cup, have continued their dominance in the […]

Erakor & Galaxy ready for Super Cup showdown

Earlier this year they won gold together representing Port Vila in the Vanuatu National League, but tomorrow the same girls will be going up against each other representing their clubs, Erakor Golden Star and Galaxy FC in the final of the Port Vila Football Association Women’s Super Cup final. It’s sure to be a thrilling […]

Women’s national league to debut in Vanuatu

Hot on the heels of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu is the latest OFC Member Association to launch a national women’s league. Six Vanuatu Football Association Member Associations will participate; Port Vila, Tafea, Shefa, Luganville, Sanma and Torba, with Penama and Malampa sitting this year’s edition out. VFF President, Lambert Maltock expressed his […]

Priscilla Charley: Gone but not forgotten

In October 2015 during the OFC U-20 Women’s Championship in Tonga a message popped up in my inbox from a young Vanuatu footballer by the name of Priscilla Charley. Like many before her, and many after, she was after images of her from her debut tournament representing Vanuatu. I’m always happy to help in these […]

Pasifika Sister #3

Julia King is well known as co-owner of The Kava House Vanuatu with her husband Frank, but her work in local sport has also seen her profile rise. Having held administrative roles with the Port Vila Women’s Football and Women’s Futsal Leagues, been a player, coach and team member of the Tupuji Imere and Mauriki […]