Football

Iran’s female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls

DUBAI (Reuters) – On match days Iran’s young female soccer fans cram Tehran’s shopping centers and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and beaming with excitement, as they follow their national team on...

18th September

Increase in prizemoney at IDC

FIJI Football Association president Rajesh Patel has announced an increase in the prizemoney of the Courts Inter-District Championship 2019. During his address at the pool draws last week, Patel confirmed the winner will walk away with $25,000 with the coveted silverware. “Over the years we have got sponsorship of $120,000 per year from Courts,” Patel...

Navua to feature in top division from next year

NEWLY promoted Navua will feature in the Premier Division from next year hence the team will feature in next season’s Inter-District Championship (IDC). This was cleared by the Fiji Football Association president Rajesh Patel during the Courts IDC 2019 pool draws at Courts Lautoka branch last Thursday. “IDC is currently in the 2019 season as...

14th September

FIFA gamers converge on London chasing $250,000 jackpot

LONDON (Reuters) – Thirty two of the world’s best esports players are flexing their fingers and thumbs in readiness for the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final at London’s O2 Arena this weekend. Millions set out on the road fame and fortune but only one player will be left holding the $250,000 winners’ cheque come Sunday...

13th September

VPL enters last round

THE last round of this season’s Vodafone Premier League will be played this weekend. In the first match of the last round, Nadi hosts Labasa at 6pm at Prince Charles Park. Two matches begin at 3pm tomorrow. Ba hosts Lautoka at Fiji FA Academy while at the same time Rewa will play Tavua at Uprising...

Blues in tough pool

DEFENDING champion Lautoka has been drawn with Vodafone Premier League winner Ba, Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants champions Labasa and minnows Tavua for the Courts Inter District Championship which will be played at Prince Charles Park in Nadi next month. Hosts Nadi is grouped with Suva, Nasinu and Rewa in the tournament. The tournament...

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