Nauru 2014

No organized soccer appears to exist on the island (it reportedly stopped in 2004).
Despite this, in 2005, the Nauruan Minister for Sports, the honorary Godfrey Thoma,
stated that soccer on the island was "very active in all levels including women"

A match between refugees living on the island (41 in total) and a combined
Nauru team was organized in honour of World Refugee Day. This match was played
at Denig Oval.

[Jun 20]
Nauruans	 -  Refugees

This is perhaps the second time a Nauru football team has played a match, the
first reportedly coming from 1994 where a team of locals from the island won
2-1 over a squad of phosphate workers from the Solomon Islands. It is quite
likely that there has been no official Nauru national football team.


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Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

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