The 18-year-old was unearthed by the club’s scouts during the FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Turkey during June and July and the wheels were put in motion. While the New Zealand squad didn’t win any of its group…

Samoa hosts youth coaching course

The course was run by OFC player development officer and instructor for FIFA Daniel Shirley with the aid of OFC coach/mentor Simon Toselli.Covering a variety of topics including longe term plans for player development, the coaching approach, the laws…

In contrast to the previous games yesterday’s encounter was a tight, tense game with few clear cut chances and defenders on top from the start. With the series tied at one each neither team wanted to lose the deciding…

Led by FIFA Referee Instructor Mark Hestor, with the assistance of FFAS referee instructors Uini Aliva and Lemusa Alatasi, the course was held from 23-26 July with 16 participants looking to update their knowledge of the game.“The main objective…

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Chong Hue trials in France

The Tefana striker scored the goal against New Caledonia that secured his side’s passage to the FIFA Confederations Cup and he continued his run of form impressing against some of the World’s greatest players in the Uruguay, Spain and…