New Caledonian soccer star heading for Sheffield | Pacific Beat

New Caledonian soccer star heading for Sheffield

New Caledonian soccer star heading for Sheffield

Updated 2 July 2013, 9:39 AEST

A New Caledonian footballer is the first Pacific Islander to graduate from the Asia Pacific Football Academy (APFA) and go onto the academy at UK club Sheffield United.

OFC partnered with the Christchurch-based APFA earlier this year with the goal of helping develop elite youth academies across Oceania and Mickael Partodikromo, from New Caledonia is now graduating.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Giovani Fernandes. Mentor and coach and part of the OFC Technical Panel at the recent U17 World Cup qualifying tournament

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