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  1. Oceania Football Confederation shocked by tragic event in SamoaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    OCEANIA Football Confederation is saddened to hear that Fiji U17 player Shalit Muni Reddy passed away on Tuesday at Savaii, Samoa. Shalit became involved in football at school and rose quickly to prominence whereupon he was selected for international recognition by the Fiji FA.

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  2. Tragic loss for footballRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Reddy, who was 16 years old, reportedly drowned on Tuesday while having a swim with his teammates at the Vailoa waterfalls in Savai'i, Samoa. He was part of the Vodafone Fiji under-17 side that took part in the Oceania Football Confederation U17 Championship which was held in Samoa and American Samoa.

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  3. Fiji player dies in swimming accident at Oceania under-17 tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    The Oceania under-17 football championships in Samoa have been rocked by the death of a Fijian player in a swimming accident. The case has been referred to the Samoan police.

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  4. Managing Mercury Waste a Growing PriorityRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    The 23 January 2015, Apia, Samoa - The first-ever sub-regional workshop on the Minamata Convention on Mercury was held in Apia, Samoa at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme from 19 to 21 January. The workshop, coordinated and organised by the United Nations Environment Programme , aimed to support Pacific islands in the early ratification and implementation of the Convention.

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  5. Rising to the RWC occasionRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Fiji Times

    SAMOAN great Pat Lam talks about his experience of the Rugby World Cup and how the tournament seems to bring the best out of the Pacific Island nations. Opportunities for Samoa to measure ourselves against the top tier teams remain somewhat limited and a World Cup is a rare time when we can test ourselves against the game's big guns on a global stage.

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  6. Samoa govn't services...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Samoa News

    "All government agencies in Apia and around the country will be connected to the network for easier and quicker exchange of information," said Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi at the launch of the Samoa National Broadband Highway . Government's vision is to ensure that Government services are available 24/7 to promote accountability, transparency and efficiency, Tuilaepa said.

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  7. Positive ending for Fiji U17 campaignRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Fiji Times

    THE Kamal Swamy coached Fiji under-17 team ended its Oceania Football Confederation playoff campaign with a 4-1 victory against hosts Samoa at the JS Blatter Park in Apia yesterday.

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  8. Samoa updates damage assessments...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Samoa News

    The National Disaster Council in Samoa will meet again today to discuss assessments from agencies and determine the full extent of the destruction, caused by tropical cyclone Evan that killed four while 8 are still missing. This is according to information released by the Prime Minister's Office following last Friday's meeting of the Council and chair by the country's leader Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.

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  9. NZ too good for Cook IslandsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Fiji Times

    ... through to Saturday's semi-finals. A 10th-minute goal for captain Oliver Ceci got the New Zealand side going in Apia, Samoa, with a Woodlock double either side of halftime extending the lead to 3-0. Woodlock completed his hat-trick in the 66th ...

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  10. Narrow win gives NZ advantageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PressReleasePoint

    APIA, Samoa - New Zealand notched up their fourth win at the OFC U-17 Championship today but it wasn't an easy one as New Caledonia pushed them to the limits in their thrilling 5-4 victory. Logan Rogerson was on form for New Zealand onMatch Day 7 Meanwhile, Fiji finally put themselves on the right side of a victory with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Cook Islands while Papua New Guinea had to rely on some second half heroics to earn their 5-0 victory over Samoa in the final Match Day 7 encounter.New Zealand were given an early fright by their Caledonian opponents who sought an early goal, pressing high on the Kiwi's backline and in particular keeper Michael Woud.

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  11. International Game Fishing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Samoa News

    The 17th Samoa International Game Fishing Association International Fishing Tournament 2013 taking place in Apia at this time has seen plenty of fishing action with boats from three island-nations, including two boats from American Samoa. The Samoa tournament runs from April 27-May 4, and will be followed by the I'a Lapo'a Game Fishing Tournament in American Samoa, which begins on May 5. The American Samoa boat Bonavista II captained by Andy Wearing was able to haul in a total of 67.3kg on six catches, which placed it 2nd place overall for the boat and country standings on the first day of the tournament, right behind the 'Seemu' from Samoa captained by Seiuli Hansell, who hauled in a total of 85.2kg on three catches.

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  12. Young All Whites win again at Oceanias but New Caledonia earn respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand maintained their perfect record at the Oceania under-17 championships today but were made to work hard, eventually seeing off a spirited New Caledonia 5-4 at the JS Blatter Complex in Apia, Samoa. Logan Rogerson bagged a hat-trick for Jose Figueira's side while Connor Probert and Luke Johnson were also on target as the Kiwis came out on top of the battle of first and second in Group A. Having scored 18 goals and conceded just once in their three games before yesterday, the Young All Whites fell behind for the first time at the tournament when Joseph Hnagone put New Caledonia ahead in the 11th minute.

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  13. U17 out of OFC soccer tournamentRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Fiji Times

    THE Kamal Swamy- coached Vodafone Fiji under-17 is out of contention for a semi-finals spot at the Oceania Football Confederation playoffs following its second loss to New Caledonia in Apia, Samoa on Saturday. Fiji went down to New Caledonia 5-1.

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  14. Samoan victory delights home crowdRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | PressReleasePoint

    APIA, Samoa - The battle for supremacy in Group A continued in the OFC U-17 Championship as New Caledonia and New Zealand maintain their stronghold on the top of the table with 5-1 and 3-0 wins over Fiji and Papua New Guinea respectively on Match Day 5. Chrismagne Elikana can only watch on as Mose Sofala'sstrike crosses the line behind him. On the ground the real excitement was Samoa's 5-1 drilling of Cook Islands which not only wowed the home crowd, but saw them comfortably move into a mid-table position.

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  15. Samoa PM says Parliament will...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Samoa News

    Samoa's parliament has been adjourned after passing the supplementary and main budget for the new fiscal year and will resume on July the 20th to elect a new head of state. The Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, revealed the date in parliament and also announced the current head of state can be re-nominated for the position according to the constitution.

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  16. Duo make their intentions clearRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | PressReleasePoint

    APIA, Samoa - New Zealand and New Caledonia continued their march towards the semi-finals with two high-scoring encounters on Match Day 3 of the OFC U-17 Championship showing their determination to progress. New Caledonia celebrate one of eight goals.

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  17. Young All Whites obliterate Samoa 9-1 at U-17 Oceania champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    The New Zealand Men's U-17 side recorded their second win of the Oceania Football Championships on Thursday with a 9-1 win over Samoa in Apia. From the moment New Zealand took a fourth minute lead via a Samoan own goal at the JS Blatter Football Complex, Jose Figueira's side were in the ascendancy with eight other goals shared around five different scorers.

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  18. Chinese labourers help get Apia Park up to scratch ahead of All Blacks testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    TESTING TIMES: The Samoan rugby team will host the All Blacks in an historic test match at Apia Park in July. Dozens of Chinese labourers have been flown into Samoa to spend all day in the heat, every day, getting once ramshackle Apia Park fit for an All Black test later this year.

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  19. Lions Park Veterans Tennis Club...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Samoa News

    The Lions Park Veterans Tennis club players and supporters will travel to Samoa on Thursday morning to play tennis competition against their host, Chanel Tennis club in Moamoa. [photo: FV] More than 20 members and supporters of the American Samoa Lions Park Veterans Tennis club will spend the long President's Day weekend in Samoa playing tennis against the Chanel tennis club at Moamoa.

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  20. Full house for Ofc U-17 Championship 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Samoa News

    The 11 Pacific nations competing at this month's OFC U-17 Championship have revealed the squads they hope will take them to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting young talent in the respective line-ups. The Oceania qualifiers will be staged from Tuesday, January 13 to 26 in American Samoa and Samoa, with the winners set to book themselves a berth in Chile.

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