Tonga returns to international football after Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha’apai disaster

On January 14th the Tongan people suffered a severe blow with the violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano causing a tsunami in the country and sending a cloud of ash and gas vapor into the air. As a result, the entire population had to be evacuated in a hurry, without power and communication.Continue reading “Tonga returns to international football after Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha’apai disaster”

Alex Chin: Tongan blood in Hong Kong

Alex Chin is a professional footballer who plays for South China, in the second tier of Hong Kong football league system. Despite being born in the Asian nation, the 22-year-old goalkeeper has the possibility to represent Tonga internationally, since his mother was born there. Chin began his career at Tai Po and played there untilContinue reading “Alex Chin: Tongan blood in Hong Kong”

Ahau’ and Nukuhetulu to play Tongan Division I final

The Division I semifinals are over and the finalists are defined: Ahau’ and Nukuhetulu! Nukuhetulu won Longoteme by 3-0 to secure a spot in the final match. Nukuhetulu ended the regular season in the second place while Longoteme ended in third while Ahau’ won Houmakelikao Steeler by 1-0 and advanced through the final of TonganContinue reading “Ahau’ and Nukuhetulu to play Tongan Division I final”

Tongan leagues in their decisive moments

The football in Tonga is getting close to their final moments in the season in their both leagues – the top tier Tonga Premier League and the second tier Division I. The dominance of Veitongo in the first tier is clear and the team coached by Timote Moleni is very close to finish the seasonContinue reading “Tongan leagues in their decisive moments”

Mohammad Rajani: Tonga football needs to grow

Mohammad Rajani is a born-Australian football player that represents Tonga at international level. The 20 years old winger is one of the many footballers with Tongan citizenship spread in other countries. He was discovered by Tongan Football Association when he was 11 years old “The coach of my club in Sydney (APIA Leichhardt) went toContinue reading “Mohammad Rajani: Tonga football needs to grow”