From December to April. That was how long our preseason break was. Well, I could have started preseason in January. But I thought a 6-month preseason was not worth it since the league would only start in July(!) . Transfers In the November to January transfer window, these were the players that had joined and … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #16 – Longest Preseason Ever!
After resigning from Nadroga FC, I thought I would get a job in Samoa pretty easily since their schedule is similar to Fiji. Turns out I was wrong. Very wrong. In fact, I had to wait for an entire year before I could manage to get an interview with Apia Youth. This database is kind … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #15 – Short Trip to Samoa!
By the time our O-League run was over, we had only played five games in the league. The league table looked like this: Then, the next cup competition came up: the FA Cup. FA Cup To sum it in a few words, horrible. We were handed a tough group with Ba, Rewa and Suva. We … Continue reading Around the World Challenge #14- Déjà Vu
Oceania Champions League is the Continental club competition for the region. As I've mentioned in the last post, the first phase of the competition is split into two stages: the preliminary stage and group stage. Group Stages In our group, we were up against Team Wellington from New Zealand, Solomon Warriors from Solomon Islands and Hekari … Continue reading Around the World Challenge #13- Oceania Champions League
Staff First of all, I forgot to mention in the previous post that at the time of writing, we still had no assistant manager or a coach. Somehow, we have an under-20s manager instead. We were able to bring in a coach through the adverts but basically, no one wanted to be my assistant manager … Continue reading Around the World Challenge #12 – OCL draw and Preseason in Fiji