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Match 24: Fiji vs New Caledonia (Men's Gold)

OFC: Fiji won the men's football gold medal last night after beating New Caledonia in the final 2-0 at the National Stadium in Suva. Captain Esala Masi and cousin, Manoa Masi were the heroes for Fiji scoring both of the goals.more

Match 23: Vanuatu vs Tahiti (Men's Bronze playoff)

OFC: Vanuatu gained some consolation from the disappointment of losing to New Caledonia in last Wednesday's semi-final by beating Tahiti 1-0 in the bronze medal (third/fourth playoff) match at the National Stadium in Suva last night.more

Men's Finals Preview - Head to Head

OFC, 11 July 2003: Fiji will go into tonight's South Pacific Games men's football gold medal final against New Caledonia with the psychological edge. Not only do the Games' hosts have home advantage, they will also have history on their side as New Caledonia has not beaten Fiji since 1981.more

Match 21: Papua New Guinea vs Tahiti (Women's)

OFC: Papua New Guinea won the women's football gold medal at the South Pacific Games after yesterday beating Tahiti in the final round at Ratu Cakobau Park.more

Match 20: Kiribati vs Vanuatu (Women's)

OFC: The Vanuatu women's team notched up their first win at the South Pacific Games yesterday during the last round of the women's football competition at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori.more

Match 19: Fiji vs Tonga (Women's)

OFC: With medals on the line the final round match between hosts Fiji and Tonga was hard fought with no quarter given from either side. In fourth place but still with a chance at gold, Fiji went all out despite missing their two main goal scoring threats to take a 2-0 lead with half-time approaching.more

Match 22: New Caledonia vs Vanuatu (Men's)

OFC: New Caledonia continued its dream run at the South Pacific Games by beating Vanuatu in the second semi-final of the men's football tournament at Churchill Park in Lautoka last night.more

Match 21: Fiji vs Tahiti (Men's)

OFC: Fiji playing in front of a vocal home crowd of over 8,000 at Lautoka's Churchill Park edged Tahiti 2-1 in the first semi-final of the men's football tournament at the South Pacific Games last night.more

Match 18: Fiji vs Vanuatu (Women's)

OFC: In one of the most entertaining matches of the women's football tournament at the South Pacific Games, hosts Fiji salvaged an unlikely victory yesterday over Vanuatu at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori, after being down 0-2 in the first half.more

Match 17: Kiribati vs Tahiti (Women's)

OFC: After meeting some stiff resistance from bottom placed Kiribati in the first half, the Tahiti women's team were able to run away with the game in the second half eventually winning 5-1 at Ratu Cakobau Park yesterday.more

Match 16: PNG vs Guam (Women's)

OFC: Papua New Guinea kept the gold medal aspirations alive with a morale boosting 1-0 win over Guam yesterday. The win effectively ended Guam's chances for gold as they draw a bye for the final round today.more

Medals on the line in final round of Womens Comp

NAUSORI, 9 July 2003: The women's football tournament at the South Pacific Games will go down right to the wire tomorrow in the final round of competition at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori.more

Four teams remain in hunt for gold

LAUTOKA: A huge crowd is expected tonight at Lautoka's Churchill Park for the semi-finals of the South Pacific Games men's football tournament. Fiji and Vanuatu prevailed in Pool A and will meet Tahiti and New Caledonia respectively from Pool B.more

Match 20: Fiji vs Solomon Islands (Men's)

OFC: In arguably the best match of the round robin, Fiji rose to the occasion in front of a bumper crowd of over six thousand at Churchill Park, Lautoka, to beat the Solomon Islands 2-1 in the crunch match of Pool A last night.more

Match 19: PNG vs FSM (Men's)

OFC: The PNG men's team finally had something to cheer about when it scored its first win of the South Pacific Games football tournament yesterday when it thrashed Federated State of Micronesia 10-0.more

Match 18: Tahiti vs Tonga (Men's)

OFC: The Tahiti men's team ensured their place in the semi-finals with a 4-0 victory over third placed Tonga, who was seeking an upset in the last round robin match in Pool B yesterday at Churchill Park, Lautoka.more

Match 17: Kiribati vs Vanuatu (Men's)

OFC: Facing a mathematical route to the semi-finals, Vanuatu responded to the call for maximum goals and inflicted a crushing 18-0 defeat on hapless Kiribati yesterday at Churchill Park, Lautoka.more

Match 16: Fiji vs Kiribati (Men's)

OFC: Esala Masi put on a superb display of goal scoring in Fiji's emphatic 12-0 drubbing of bottom placed Pool A team Kiribati last Saturday. The Australian based striker, who plays with NSL club Newcastle United, was unstoppable scoring seven goals, five in the second half as he had the Kiribati defence bamboozled almost at will.more

Match 15: Tahiti vs New Caledonia (Men's)

OFC: The much anticipated Pool B clash between francophone island nations Tahiti and New Caledonia turned into a one sided contest dominated by New Caledonia who overwhelmed the defending champions 4-0.more

Match 15: Fiji vs Tahiti (Women's)

OFC: The Fiji women's soccer team reversal of form at the South Pacific Games has astounded everybody and this was more so after yesterday's dramatic win over Tahiti at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori.more

Match 14: Tonga vs Kiribati (Women's)

OFC: Tonga continued its great form surging to second place in the women's competition at the South Pacific Games football tournament in Fiji. Yesterday, the Tongans beat Kiribati 2-1 in a tight tussle which saw the match clinching goal from Emelita Moala coming late in the game in the 70th minute. Prior to that goal, the game hung in the balance as Kiribati were determined to win their first game of the tournament.
Salome Moimoi's strike in the first half after 24 minutes got Tonga off to a great start but they found the going tough thereafter.more

Match 14: Tuvalu vs Solomon Islands (Men's)

OFC: Solomon Islands inched closer to the men's semi-finals with a sluggish 4-0 win over the defensive-minded Tuvalu team last Saturday.more

Match 13: Guam vs Vanuatu (Women's)

OFC: Guam consolidated their lead in the women's competition of the South Pacific Games football tournament yesterday with a 1-0 win over Vanuatu at Ratu Cakobau Park.
Guam took an early lead through their prolific striker Rachelle Camacho in the 8th minute.
The game then turned into a see-saw match with both sides playing tough defence and missing opportunities at goal.more

Match 13: Tonga vs FSM (Men's)

OFC: The Tonga men's team got to spread its wings against the Federated States of Micronesia last Saturday blasting in seven goals for an emphatic win.
Tonga were up 5-0 at the break then went off the boil in the first part of the second half before racing away with two late goals to seal an impressive win over the bottom placed team in Pool B.more

Match 10: Tuvalu vs Vanuatu

OFC: Vanuatu technical director and national coach, Carlos Buzzetti would be bewildered by his team's lacklustre performance against minnows Tuvalu, even though they not surprisingly won the match.
The 1-0 score-line would be one to be proud of for the bmore

Men's Rd 2 Results

The second round of the men's competition is underway at the national stadium this afternoon and this evening.more

Round 1 Women's Results

Round 1 of the Women's soccer competition commenced yesterday.more

Round 1 Men's Results

Round 1 of the Men's soccer competition got underway yesterday with some convincing resultsmore

New Caledonia thrashes PNG

New Caledonia men's football team are looking forward to face countries like Fiji and the Solomons after thrashing PNG 2 nil this afternoon.more

Tahiti opts to keep low profile

The Tahiti men's football team, winners of the gold when football was last played in the SPG in 1995, are keeping quiet about their chances of retaining the title.more

Vanuatu, Solomons pose major threat to Fiji

Hosts Fiji, in Pool A, of the soccer competition are wary of the threat posed by their flamboyant Melanesian neighbours, vowing not to take anything for granted when competiton proper kicks off on Monday.more

Tuvalu Soccer Team out to create upset

The Tuvalu Soccer Team, considered minnows in Oceania Football circles, is out to hold their own against the big guns.more

Vanuatu Confident of win

The Vanuatu football team has arrived into the country and they are confident to take gold.more
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