Football

Nasinu edges Tailevu Naitasiri in senior league round

NASINU defeated Tailevu Naitasiri 1-0 in the Vodafone Senior League at Fiji Football Association academy ground in Vatuwaqa earlier this afternoon.

Wellington edges Lautoka 4-3 taking OFC title

TEAM Wellington is the new OFC champions after beating the Vodafone Lautoka Blues side 4-3 in their second final play-offs at Churchill Park this afternoon.

Ilich pushes Wellington to 2-0 lead

LANKY defender Mario Ilich scored a brace of goals to help Team Wellington take a slender 2-0 half time lead against the Vodafone Lautoka Blues.

Visitors off to strong start in OFC final

TEAM Wellington made a strong start scoring the first goal early in the first against Vodafone Lautoka in the OFC  final at Lautoka’s Churchill Park this hour.

Blues set for final mission

LAUTOKA assistant coach Aginesh Prasad expects the Blues to complete a mission impossible against Team Wellington in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League second leg final at Churchill Park this afternoon to secure a historical spot in the FIFA World Club Cup in December.

Wellington set for final

TEAM Wellington arrived in the country last night confident of returning to New Zealand with the coveted OFC Champions League title.

Playing for pride

THE Vodafone Lautoka Blues need to give all they have in their last game of the OFC Champions League final against Wellington FC at Churchill Park on Sunday.

Random drug tests for premier footballers

A TOTAL of 60 premier players will be randomly selected for drugs tests at the upcoming Vodafone Fiji FACT tournament. Fiji FA chief executive officer Mohammed Yusuf says the parent body wants all players to play a fair and clean football. He said the test was to create awareness for players and those tested positive...

Blues sets target

THE biggest lesson learnt by the Lautoka Football Association officials in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League is how to manage the players and their attitude towards the game.

OFC Champions League: Lautoka faces uphill battle

THE Vodafone Lautoka team faces an uphill battle against Team Wellington in the second leg of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League final at Churchill Park this Sunday. The Blues went down to Team Wellington 6-0 in the first leg last week, and needs to upset the visitors by seven clear goals to win...

Boost for legends

FOOTBALL in the country continues to find new goals, thanks to Fiji Football Association and stakeholders such as Vodafone Fiji.

FIji FA launches new league category

THE Fiji Football Association today launched the first-ever veterans league to be played this Saturday. A total of $5000 was given by Vodafone Fiji to sponsor the tournament. The games will be played by players at the age of 40 years and above. More on this story in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times and...

New veterans league

THE Fiji Football today launched the first ever Veterans league to be played this Saturday.

Cooks to host football U19 qualifiers

  RAROTONGA – In a little under two weeks, the under-19 teams of Tonga, Samoa, American Samoa and host team Cook Islands will compete at the Oceania Football Confederation U19 Championship Qualifiers at the CIFA Complex in Matavera.

Lautoka scoreless in Wellington

LAUTOKA was beaten by Team Wellington 6-0 in the first leg of the Oceania Champions League final in Wellington New Zealand earlier this afternoon.

Blues dedicate match

THE Vodafone Lautoka Blues will dedicate their OFC Championship final against Team Wellington to all the mothers celebrating Mothers Day in Lautoka and in Fiji.

‘Teamwork to win it’

FORMER Lautoka soccer president Shalendra Prasad said teamwork will do wonders for the Blues against Wellington during the OFC final in Wellington, New Zealand tomorrow.

Slim chance for Lautoka in OFC

LAUTOKA has a slim chance of winning the 2018 Oceania Champions League final.

Secondary school football battle goes west

THE Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Championship will be held at Prince Charles Park in Nadi in August.

Premier league: Suva to play without Naidu this weekend

SUVA’S midfielder Kelvin Naidu will not feature for Suva in the 2018 Vodafone Premier League on Sunday. Naidu was red carded in the match against Ba in the 2-all draw last weekend. Suva Football Association president Ritesh Pratap said they would look at the other players who could feature for the side. The Tavua versus...