Rambo Tapui: a football legend from American Samoa

Rambo Tapui is a legendary football player from American Samoa. The 34-year-old striker took part of some important moments of the sport’s history in his homeland and he was also one of the best players from this tiny nation with just over 50 thousand inhabitants. However, what few people know is that he retired fromContinue reading “Rambo Tapui: a football legend from American Samoa”

American Samoa: 2020 football season set to begin in July

Football activities are slowly resuming in Oceania and it is not going to be different in American Samoa. According to Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) team trainings are allowed to resume in the country from June 15 on. While football clubs can resume their activities in the upcoming week, the U-19 National Team must be called-upContinue reading “American Samoa: 2020 football season set to begin in July”

France to Oceania: a new adventure ready to begin

For two Frenchmen, a new adventure lies ahead. Vladimir Crescenzo and Guillaume must join the Pago Youth Squad for the OFC Champions League 2021, but it is more special than it looks – Vladimir is a journalist and Guillaume is an entrepreneur. Both are 28 years old and have been close friends since childhood. NowContinue reading “France to Oceania: a new adventure ready to begin”

Faiivae re-elected as FFAS president

Faiivae Iuli Alex Godinet will be the president of Football Federation American Samoa (FFAS) until 2024. He was re-elected alongside with his six-member executive committee in the FFAS Congress. “I am deeply humbled to be chosen once again to lead our federation for the next four years,” said Faiivae. The six-member executive committee are: ElderContinue reading “Faiivae re-elected as FFAS president”

Will American Samoa play 2020 OFC Nations Cup qualifying stage?

The qualifying stage of 2020 OFC Nations Cup is scheduled to be played this month in the Cook Islands. The hosts must fight against American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga in the main stage of the Nations Cup. However there are some rumours that American Samoa National Team is not going to travel to Cook IslandsContinue reading “Will American Samoa play 2020 OFC Nations Cup qualifying stage?”

Shalom Luani: two sports, one nation

Shalom Luani is one of the many National Football League (NFL) players with Polynesian blood. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the 25 years old was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of 2017 NFL Draft. His talent as an American Football player was discovered in 2009 when he was the MVPContinue reading “Shalom Luani: two sports, one nation”

Pago Youth withdrew from 2020 Oceania Champions League

🇧🇷 Clique aqui para ler em português Oceania Football Confederation recently released the 2020 OFC Champions League group stage draw and its venues. Now they released the Preliminary Round draw with a huge surprise: only three teams will play it. The OFC Champions League Preliminary Round is usually played by four teams: one from AmericanContinue reading “Pago Youth withdrew from 2020 Oceania Champions League”

Pago Youth marches to a dynasty in American Samoa

The 2019 football season in American Samoa is close to its end. Despite the lack of reliable information it is known that Pago Youth is leading the league – they won all their eleven matches in the FFAS Senior League so far, what makes them the favourite to represent American Samoa in 2019-20 OFC ChampionsContinue reading “Pago Youth marches to a dynasty in American Samoa”

Two debutants in OFC Futsal Nations Cup

This year will be historic for Tonga and American Samoa. That’s the first time they will play OFC Futsal Championship (now OFC Futsal Nations Cup) that will be held in Nouméa. The championship is scheduled to happen between 27 October and 2 November. Tongan delegation will stay in Auckland for a week before going toContinue reading “Two debutants in OFC Futsal Nations Cup”