Breaking news: 2-0 at half-time in World Cup U20 Vanuatu v Venezuela match

Adalberto Penaranda of Venezuela holds off a challenge from Gregory Patrick of Vanuatu. Photo: Alex Livesey/FIFA.com

Adalberto Penaranda of Venezuela holds off a challenge from Gregory Patrick of Vanuatu. Photo: Alex Livesey/FIFA.com

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History made as Vanuatu qualifies for FIFA 2017 U-20 World Cup with stunning 2-1 win over Solomon Islands

Vanuatu's Under-20 team and spectators celebrate Vanuatu's qualifying 2-1 win over the Solomon Islands for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Photo: Shane Wenzlick/OFC

Vanuatu’s Under-20 team and spectators celebrate Vanuatu’s qualifying 2-1 win over the Solomon Islands for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Photo: Shane Wenzlick/OFC

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[Photo Gallery] Vanuatu’s Olympic team celebrates in Rio by cheering Brazil’s football team to victory

Members of Vanuatu’s Olympic team Yoshua Shing, Albert Iata, Joe Mahit and Ham Lulu are proud supporters of Brazil’s national football team, so when they got the chance to watch Brazil play Honduras in the Olympic football semifinal, oli stap jump. Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paolo followed the team and wrote a story (in Portuguese) about the their experience at the Rio Olympics. The six images below are just a selection from this story, there are more on their website:

Vanuatu’s Olympic team members Yoshua Shing, Albert Iata, Joe Mahit and Ham Lulu show their support for Brazil’s football team at Maracanã stadium, Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Ricardo Borges/Folhapress

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Watch highlights of last night’s Vanuatu vs Solomon Islands OFC Nations match

Vanuatu played Solomon Islands last night in PNG at the second Group B fixture of the 2016 OFC Nations Cup at Port Moresby’s Sir John Guise Stadium. Solomon Islands prevailed 1-0 with a goal by Jerry Donga 19 minutes into the first half, but as the highlights show, the two teams were fairly tightly matched against each other:


Vanuatu defeats NC in second international friendly; fraudulent work permits; missing Sarakata funds

Coach Moise Poida celebrates Vanuatu's win over New Caledonia with his players. Photo: Vanuafoot

Coach Moise Poida celebrates Vanuatu’s win over New Caledonia with his players. Photo: Vanuafoot

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Vanuatu downs New Caledonia 1-0 in weekend’s first international football friendly

Vanuatu downed New Caledonia 1-0. Photo: RN/Vanuafoot

Photo: RN/Vanuafoot

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