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Proud moments: prize recipients during the Football Federation Prize Giving

Proud moments: prize recipients during the Football Federation Prize Giving

Football Federation Samoa hosted Prize Giving on Saturday 16th September at its premises to conclude the annual Youth League tournament which started in April of this year.

The annual youth league tournament cater for three divisions includes an under 9 mix, under 14 boys and girls, and u17 boys and girls.

Prize giving started with an opening prayer by Rev Muao Fagasua Su’a of the CCCS Vaitele Uta followed by the keynote address by Asiata Palota Asiata.

Youth league is seen as placement to develop young footballers. More than twenty teams registered in this tournament with FFS hoping to increase the number annually. 

 

National League

While Youth League wrapped up the annual National League tournament kicked on Saturday morning. The Upolu national league tournament is an annual activity moreover the most important tournament in FFS calendar of events.  The winner of the main division which is the premier men’s will represent not only the football community but Samoa as a whole in the Oceania football confederation champion’s league. 

The tournament is divided into three divisions includes the Men’s Premier, Women’s premier and men’s first divison. Thirty six teams from registered local clubs in Upolu participating in this year’s tournament intending to run for 8 weeks. 

The Upolu National League comprises of clubs in Upolu.

 

Prize recipients

Under 9 Mix: all 13 teams received equal prize money of $300.00

Most Valuable Player: Agnes Scalan of Vipuna SC (girls) *trophy/soccer ball/jersey

Issac Fa’aiuaso of Lepea SC (boys) *trophy/soccer ball/jersey

 

Under 14 Boys 

4th place: Lepea FC $200.00

3rd place: Sogi SC $300.00

2nd place: Faleasi’u $400.00

1st place: Vaivase tai SC $600.00 

 

Most Valuable Player: Leslie Betham of Faleasi’u SC(boys) *trophy/soccer ball/jersey 

Leupene Fatu *trophy/soccer ball/jersey

Under 14 / 17 Girls

4th place: Moata’a $200.00

3rd place: Fa’atoia SC $300.00

2nd place: Faleasi’u $400.00

1st place: Kiwi FC $500.00

 

Under 17 Boys

4th place: Sogi SC $300.00

3rd place: Faleasi’u $500.00

2nd place: Vaivase tai SC $700.00

1st place: Lepea FC $1,000.00

 

Week 1 Results

Men’s First Division 

Sogi SC 3 - 1 Lepea SC

Moamoa Roosters 2 - 0 

Action from one of the girls Match at Tuanaimato Stadium.
Action from one of the girls Match at Tuanaimato Stadium.

Togafuafua Saints

YWAM WBD - LBD Leauva’a 

Lupe ole Soaga WBD - LBD 

Central United

Vaiusu WBD - LBD Vaivase tai

Vaimoso 4 - 1 Vaitele uta 

Fa’atoia WBD - LBD Moaula FC

Moata’a SC 1 - 1 Kiwi SC

 

Women’s Premier 

Adidas SC 2 - 0 Lepea SC

Fa’atoia 9 - 0 Moata’a SC

 

Men’s Premier 

Kiwi FC 1 - 0 Vaitoloa 

Moaula FC 3 - 2 Vaimoso SC

Togafuafua WBD - LBD Vaipuna 

Vaitele uta 2 - 0 Adidas SC

Lepea 5 - 1 Vaivase tai

 

Shield Match 

Lupe ole Soaga 7 – 0 Vaiusu

 

Most Valuable Player U17 boys: 

Daniel Scaroni of Lepea SC

Most Valuable Player U17 girls: 

Segia Ionatana of Fa’atoia 

U17 male golden boot: 

Tawasaki Saofaiga of Lepea SC

U17 male golden glove: 

Talita Hafoka of Moaula SC

 

Special prizes

U17 shield games

1 Week: Moaula SC $100.00

1 Week: Sogi $50.00

1 Week: Vaivase tai $50.00

8 Weeks: Lepea FC $400.00

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