OFC Champions League is Back!

After three years of inactivity, the largest club competition in the South Pacific is back. The OFC Champions League will begin in June with a new format with fewer matches and less travel because of flight restrictions imposed after the Covid-19 pandemic. The champions and runners-up of the major national leagues – except New ZealandContinue reading “OFC Champions League is Back!”

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 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”