Having qualified coaches taking teams in their national league is part of the short-term plan for Football Federation American Samoa and the recent FIFA Youth Coaching Course was one step being taken to achieve that goal. FIFA Instructor Nicola…

FFAS CEO Tavita Taumua said the changes to the men’s league will have a large influence on the future of football in American Samoa.“Playing all matches on a pitch sized to FIFA international dimensions will make matches more professional…

Running against Godinet was Tafuna Jets’ Naomi Oney, but the incumbent received the required two-thirds majority vote during the first and only ballot.“I thank you all for placing your trust in me to continue for a third term and…

The island nation fell just one goal short of advancing to the 2016 OFC Nations Cup, but their two victories at the tournament in September were enough to see them jump 35 places in the FIFA World Rankings from…

Six clubs are competing in the territory’s top division this season with newly promoted Ilaoa & To’omata joining Utulei Youth, Lion Heart, PanSa, Vaiala Tongan and FC SKBC.The competition format is a two-Round Robin, with the team sitting in…

“I really enjoyed our soccer team and the Special Olympic Games in LA,” team member Hanipale Tovale said following his return home.“We had a lot of fun and I want to go again!”The unified football team competed in a…

Hester gave up the whistle in 2011 to concentrate on his career in the New Zealand Royal Navy but this year he has made a welcome return to the world of football as a FIFA Instructor.The wealth of experience…

“It feels good to win.” are the first words Leone Midkiff Just Play instructor Katherine Taleni says.“The whole year of work has paid off especially, and I think it’s very special for my students because they worked hard for…

The league is divided into three divisions; 12 teams are competing in the Men’s, seven in the Women’s and six teams are playing in the U-18 Men’s division.Men’s DivisionCompeting in the men’s division are Atu’u Broncos, Black Roses, FC…

DOE Physical Education coordinator Valusia Talataina says having spent a little more than a week visiting the eight elementary schools involved in the programme with a Football Federation American Samoa, which runs Just Play in the country, representative he…