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  • Delights and disappointments

    Delights and disappointments

    Saturday 31 December 2011

    Asian and Caribbean upsets, tight battles in South America and a first-ever win for American Samoa were among the latest qualifying tales as the race for Brazil 2014 heated up.

  • Dreams and history made in Oceania

    Dreams and history made in Oceania

    Monday 28 November 2011

    A tight and gripping opening to Oceania’s Brazil 2014 qualifiers saw Samoa trump three Polynesian neighbours to advance, but the tournament will long be remembered for the breakthrough achievements of American Samoa.

  • Samoa edge neighbours to secure passage

    Samoa edge neighbours to secure passage

    Sunday 27 November 2011

    Samoa have won through to Oceania’s Round Two stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying but it took a last gasp winner to finally subdue a gallant American Samoa.

  • Samoa draw sets up decisive final contest

    Samoa draw sets up decisive final contest

    Friday 25 November 2011

    The opening stage of Oceania’s Brazil 2014 qualifiers will be decided on the final matchday after Tonga held hosts Samoa, leaving surprise packets American Samoa with a chance of progressing.

  • American Samoa denied second win

    American Samoa denied second win

    Friday 25 November 2011

    Following a historic first-ever FIFA World Cup™ win, American Samoa have kept alive their Brazil 2014 campaign with a 1-1 draw against Cook Islands.

  • American Samoa break new ground

    American Samoa break new ground

    Wednesday 23 November 2011

    Qualifying for Brazil 2014 has commenced in Oceania with tiny American Samoa achieving a breakthrough moment with victory over Tonga; the first win of their short FIFA World Cup™ history.