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One of the big names in U.S. college football is former Faga’itua Vikings graduate Shalom Luani, who is being called by the Daily Evergreen newspaper — the most explosive player on Washington State University’s defensive depth chart. But it hasn’t been an easy transition. In August, Samoa News...
“Remember, the outline focus (of this league) is for our schools to come together and share in the love of soccer,” Liza Sauni, Kanana Fou school principal said during the closing of the FFAS 2016 FFAS Private Elementary Schools Soccer League. “As long as Football Federation American Samoa is here...
Peteli Academy has won the Boys 3-5 championship title two years in a row to close out the 2016 FFAS Private Elementary Schools Soccer League on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Peteli beat Kanana Fou-2 6-2 while in other divisions, Iakina Adventist Academy stopped a Marist St. Francis repeat in the Boys 6-8 with...
The streets of the east side bled red as they awaited the arrival of the ‘homecoming kings’ – Faga’itua Vikings Football Team who claimed another Championship title — that’s a 3-peat — last Saturday morning, after a stunning performance in slaying the No.1 seed in the league, Tafuna Warriors in...
Apia, SAMOA — Damien McGrath is not going down without a fight. The former Manu Samoa Sevens coach that was sacked recently filed a civil case against Samoa Rugby Union for wrongful dismissal and defamation and he’s asking for $1million tala for damages. McGrath is represented by Sarona Ponifasio...
The Tafuna Jets are suddenly in the mix for the men’s 2016 FFAS National League championship title after a 2-1 win over two-time defending champs Utulei Youth on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Pago Park Soccer Stadium. In the other Top 5 game it was a 1-1 draw between Lion Heart and Vaiala Tongan, while both...
The playoff-push for the 2016 FFAS Private Elementary Schools Soccer League boils down to two games. In all four divisions – Boys & Girls 3-5; Boys & Girls 6-8 – at least five to six teams have a shot at making the playoffs. BOYS GRADES 6-8 The battle for the top four is very close in the...
This past weekend hosted the 2016- 17 American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) Varsity Football Playoffs held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium. The games started last Friday morning on Veterans Day holiday with the battle between the Vikings and the Lions, where the reigning...
This past weekend at the Veterans Memorial Stadium, the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) went onto the 11th week of high school football action – the ‘Home of the Wildcats’ going out in style, as their Senior Game will be one to remember. Led by Head Coach Tupa’i Rod Atafua...
Pago Youth leads the 2016 FFAS National League Top 5 group after a convincing, 3-0 win over Lion Heart on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Pago Park Soccer Stadium. In the only other game it was Tafuna Jets 0, Vaiala Tongan 0 while in the Bottom 5 group it was Green Bay 7, PanSa 1 and Black Roses 1, Royal Puma...

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