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Fiji humble Honduras, make history

Fiji have pulled off the biggest upset of New Zealand 2015 thus far, beating Honduras 3-0 for the country’s first-ever win at a FIFA tournament. It was an incredible victory for the Oceanian underdogs, beaten 8-1 by Germany in their FIFA U-20 World Cup opener on Monday, and Frank Farina’s side now stand a genuine chance of reaching the last ... Read More »

Rampant Germany smash eight past Fiji

Germany cruised to the most comfortable of victories in their FIFA U-20 World Cup opener, beating debutants Fiji 8-1 in Christchurch. A rampant first-half performance, with Hany Mukhtar and Niklas Stark getting three and two respectively, saw the 1981 winners storm into an unassailable lead, though the Pacific nation’s fans did have something to cheer about when Iosefo Verevou claimed ... Read More »

Fundraising drive for U20 team

The Fiji Football Association has designated a special lottery fundraising drive to supplement funds for the Vodafone Fijian Under-20 team participating in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. The first for the U20 team fundraising drive, each ticket costs $100 and is expected to raise about $30, 000 to cater for the squad as they participate in next month’s tournament in ... Read More »

Cricket Fiji announce historic ICC U19 World Cup Squad

Cricket Fiji’s first ever World Cup squad was announced this morning. The Fijian squad, which predominantly consists of players from islands of Lau, exploded onto the international Cricket scene in February this year with shock victories over reigning premiers and hot favourites Papua New Guinea, strong contender Vanuatu, before overcoming Samoa in the final match. The three wins secured the ... Read More »

Building sports partnerships in the Pacific

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, announcing a small grant to the National Rugby League to support its Pacific Strategy for Fiji, PNG, Samoa and Tonga. Today I announce the Australian Government’s continued support for the National Rugby League (NRL) to expand its successful sports program across the Pacific. At an event today in Townsville I announced that Fiji, Samoa and ... Read More »

Hekari get revenge, winning start for Wellington

Hekari United had their revenge over Tafea securing a 3-2 victory in yesterday’s match while Team Wellington made a dream debut to the 2015 Fiji Airways OFC Champions League with a 2-1 victory over AS Tefana. A year ago Hekari United were well beaten by the Vanuatu domestic champions 3-1, clinic and coach Jerry Allen was adamant he wouldn’t be ... Read More »

Historic partnership for the Coke Games

By Sian Rolls Marking a historic event in local broadcasting history, the 2015 Coca-Cola Games will be broadcast live by both Fiji TV and FBC TV. This was revealed at Coca Cola’s head office last week. The collaboration will see communities isolated from the capital city being able to experience the two-day competition live for the first time. “The torch ... Read More »

MINISTER RECEIVES SEVENS TEAM

The Hon. Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou this morning greeted the Vodafone Sevens team at Nadi International Airport after the 4th leg of the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong and Tokyo respectively.  “On behalf of Government, the Prime Minister and Members of the Parliament, I would like to convey Fiji’s heartiest congratulations for your recent performances in ... Read More »

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