Fiji Time: 11:12 PM on Tuesday 30 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Samoans here to improve Oceania football rankings

Rashneel Kumar
Saturday, May 24, 2014

DESPITE losing the opening match to the Vodafone Fiji under-20 side, the American Samoans are confident of a better finish in this year's Oceania Football Confederation U20 Championship.

The visitors lost to Fiji 4-0 at the ANZ Stadium yesterday.

The side didn't enjoy a good outing in the past tournaments and is looking at this championship to better their records.

Coach Rupeni Luvu said they were still a developing nation and every game they played in the championship was a learning experience for the side.

American Samoa will play Papua New Guinea tomorrow at 5pm and Luvu is confident of a better outing.

"Like other teams, we are here to win but we are still a developing side," the Fijian mentor said.

"I'm happy with the performance. We played well (in the second spell), we took a defensive approach in the game.

"The aim is to better our performance in the upcoming games."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65280.6338
JPY 54.601251.6012
GBP 0.37650.3685
EUR 0.43430.4223
NZD 0.69380.6608
AUD 0.65490.6299
USD 0.48710.4701

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 30th, May, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Boy dies, family seeks answers
  2. Pastors, villagers burn items allegedly used in witchcraft
  3. Headman to challenge decision
  4. Tuisova to miss Fiji, Aust test
  5. Awards for World
  6. New Zealand returns confiscated tabua to Fiji
  7. $727m excess fund
  8. Chief seeks forgiveness
  9. 200 new jobs
  10. Rare heart surgery

Top Stories this Week

  1. $16k freight scam Saturday (27 May)
  2. Man wants house back Wednesday (24 May)
  3. Boy dies, family seeks answers Tuesday (30 May)
  4. Henry's debt to mum Wednesday (24 May)
  5. Mystery chests, villagers warned Wednesday (24 May)
  6. Pastors, villagers burn items allegedly used in witchcraft Tuesday (30 May)
  7. Inquiry bid foiled Saturday (27 May)
  8. Rabuka not happy Wednesday (24 May)
  9. Designer under investigation Monday (29 May)
  10. Pillar of strength Wednesday (24 May)