Mar
27
2008
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AS Magenta continued their run for New Caledonia’s Super Ligue title by thrashing ACB Poya 8-1. Meanwhile defending champions AS Manu Lira of Tahiti’s Division Federate climbed back to the top of the league table after a 2-0 win over AS Aorai. AS Tefana and AS Dragon were in hot pursuit of Tahiti’s OFC 0-League representatives with just three points separating the clubs.
The Football Federation of American Samoa (FFAS) has a new general secretariat following the completion of elections held in the territory at the FFAS Extraordinary Congress in December 2007. Newly elected FFAS President lull Alex Godinet took office in the first elections for the national body since 2005. Godinet headed off four other candidates in the race for the top job that included Pou Supapo, Tony Langkilde, Malia Perehni and MaselinoTautu.
The New Zealand Football Championship (NZFC) reached a fascinating stage, with Auckland City FC, Waitakere United and Team Wellington occupying the top three slots approaching the summer break. Waitakere climbed back into a strong position after a 5-1 thrashing of the Wellingtonians in the capital city and a 4-0 victory over bottom-placed Otago United, proving that Chris Milicich’s side was not suffering any after effects of its FIFA Club World Cup experience. Auckland City FC were sitting in first place after a 1-1 draw with Team Wellington.
In the Papua New Guinea Footbalf Association (PNGFA) Telikom National Soccer League (NSL) Cup, Hekari Souths United climbed :nto fourth place of the competition, ied by TL Morobe Kumuls after a shock 1-0 win over Inspac Rapatona. Rapatona slipped to second spot, level on points with the Kumuls, interpreting their recent loss to Hekari Souths United as a serious blow to their title aspirations.