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In his first season with Auckland City, Lea’alafa not only has his first Champions League medal, but the Golden Ball trophy to go with it. But it hasn’t been all smooth sailing for the Solomon Islands dual international. By…

The Navy Blues earned the right to represent the South Pacific in Japan with a comprehensive 3-0 defeat of Team Wellington on Saturday afternoon at QBE Stadium in Auckland, Micah Lea’alafa proving the inspiration with a double and an…

The 19-year-old has matured immensely through 2015 and into 2016 going from the U-20 World Cup to the Olympic Qualifiers and earning himself a regular spot in the Auckland City line-up. Having helped the side into their sixth consecutive…

Most of the goal-mouth action took place in the day’s opening game, Auckland keeping their hopes of a sixth consecutive title alive with a 4-2 victory over AS Tefana. The second match was a far tenser affair, AS Magenta…

A draw would have seen them set up a repeat of tonight’s match against Amicale however the Vanuatu club’s campaign is over with the defeat as they miss out on the best runners-up spot on goal difference. Elsewhere, the…

“This competition means a lot to me,” he says. “We get to play against most of the best players in the Pacific. It’s always a good challenge and I look forward to playing in this competition.” Since winning the…

For AS Tefana it is also a must-win situation as the side needs a big win against a depleted Kiwi FC if they want to claim the now coveted best runners-up slot. While Tefana performed well against New Caledonia…

Had it not been for Joao Moreira’s belated intervention for the defending champions, both games would have ended in 1-1 draws and thrown Group A wide open. That goal could therefore prove crucial as Auckland will now be favourites…

This afternoon’s results leave the beaten sides, Suva FA and AS Lossi, out of the running to make the knockout stages while the group’s last match between Wellington and Hekari on Saturday will effectively act as a head-to-head showdown…