Huge demand for the OFC Just Play Programme in Fangaleóunga – a village in the Haápai Islands in Tonga – has led to the biweekly Sport for Development programme becoming a daily activity, with sessions running Monday to Saturday…

Upskilling and refreshing new and old futsal referees on the Laws of the Game, TFA Futsal Instructor Kalisitiane Koaneti hosted a workshop at Loto-Tonga Soka Centre before kicking off the 2017 Tonga Football Association Futsal Competition last week. Guiding…

Lutu standing out for Tonga

After contributing 24 goals to Veitongo’s victory at the 2017 Tonga Football Girls U-17 Tournament, Seini Lutu has been called up to the Tonga national squad for the upcoming OFC U-19 Women’s Championship. “I told myself that I need…

A third team on the field made history in Navutoka’s 3-2 win against Veitongo FC in the TFA Women’s League Stage 2 final last week, with three Lelenga siblings officiating together for the first time in their careers. With…

Veitongo retain cup

Defending champions Veitongo have held their title in the Tonga Women’s League after defeating Navutoka Women’s Senior team in the Nuku’alofa league final on Friday. Veitongo opened the scoring in the 30th minute after Lisi Papani made a very…

Technical Directors Kilifi Uele and Ravinesh Kumar are representing Tonga and Fiji respectively at this week’s OFC/NZF A Licence coaching course in Auckland, aiming to build a higher standard of coaching in their countries. Although receiving the A Licence…

New Zealand’s first appointed Sports Ambassador to the Pacific and shotput legend Valerie Adams joined 200 children at a Just Play festival at Átele Indoor Stadium in Tonga during one of her first outings in her new role. The…