The Honourable Prime Minister of Samoa Afioga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi issued a strong challenge to Samoa’s football elite ahead of the 2019 National Senior Football League competition when he officially opened the season last month. Hon. Malielegaoi, who is…

New leader for Samoa football

Football Federation Samoa is welcoming a changing of the guard following the appointment of a new president during its recent elective Congress. Papalii Samuel Petaia was elected to the role of FFS President for the next four-year term ending…

Thousands of girls and boys across five districts in Upolu cheered ‘No to Obesity!’ at a series of Just Play festivals to celebrate Health and Wellness week and wrap up their Just Play sessions focusing on healthy lifestyles in…

Samoa U-17 players Falaniko Naumea and Stanley Mamea have found solace after their early exit at the 2017 OFC U-17 Championship, returning home to receive the news that they had been offered full scholarships to attend Hastings Boys High…

Just Play reaches Itu o Asau

In true Just Play Samoa fashion, the Itu o Asau district in Savaii celebrated the conclusion of their first OFC Just Play programme rollout and Universal Children’s day through a Just Play festival at Sataua Primary School last week….

Samoa youth experience NZ

Some of Samoa’s finest youth players have travelled to New Zealand for a taste of life as an international football player and to prepare them for their future careers in football. Football Federation Samoa coach mentor Scott Easthope and…

Faaiuaso pursues coaching pathway

He’s been a legend on the field for over two decades, and now Samoa captain Desmond Faaiuaso is turning his attention to leading from the sideline. The Samoa U-17 coach has joined 18 other candidates from across Oceania at…

College tournament engages women

Women’s College teams in Samoa resembled professional clubs in the recent Women’s College tournament, after the handout of new uniforms and equipment as part of an ongoing FIFA initiative to develop women’s football. The equipment was given out to…