Football to restart in Samoa in mid June

Samoa is another Oceanic country that has set the timetable for the resumption of football activities following the COVID 19 pandemic. The Samoa Football Federation has announced that the youth league is due to start this month – on 20 June. “The FFS Youth competition caters for boys and girls categories specifically for registered clubs in Upolu and is scheduled to run from the 20th June to 8th August 2020. Two new clubs have joined this year’s Youth tournament however FFS aims to increase the number of clubs and is looking at hosting tournaments in rural areas to enable this,” said the local federation media.

Match during 2019 Samoan Premier League

On 25 July, the country’s top leagues – the first women’s and men’s leagues and also the second league of men’s football – will start. 18 clubs will be represented in the leagues this year – as you can see here. The reigning national champions of Samoa are Lupe o le Soaga, who won the last national league after the competition had to be suspended and forced to an end due to the measles outbreak in the South Pacific – Lupe o le Soaga was at the top of the table.

To see the full schedule of FFS for its football season, click here.


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