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FFAS President Faiivae Iuli Alex Godinet and executive committee member Fano Frank Shimasaki were sworn in as Senators of their respective districts on January 3, 2017. They were among 18 senators who took the oath of office during the…

Faiivae was confirmed as president after securing the required two-thirds majority vote during the first and only ballot. The association also returned all five, executive committee member incumbents while filling up the sixth spot that had been vacant.“I thank…

FIFA MA Grassroots Course underway

“I know you can put all you will learn to good use, especially with elementary teachers taking part because that is where our grassroots comes from, the elementary schools.”FIFA Instructor Paul Toohey is conducting the course with assistance from…

“This was a very important week for us because it was one with a new generation of coaches,” said FIFA Instructor Paul Toohey. “Having the festival here at this school, St. Theresa, turned out to be a great event…

In 2011 American Samoa went up 18 spots from 204 to 186 after the OFC Stage 1, 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifiers.This new leap comes on the heels of a similar tournament, this time for the 2018 FIFA…

Mariah Mealii Nogueira, a midfielder for the Seattle Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer League in the U.S., is of Brazilian and Samoan descent.Last Saturday, after watching local high school girls’ games, Nogueira ran a clinic before finishing…

“Governor Lolo, on behalf of Football (soccer) Federation American Samoa, I hereby donate this check of $5,000 to go towards the (Youth Community Center),” said Fai’ivae in a luncheon provided by FFAS at their headquarters in Pago Pago.“I thank…

“After we hosted the OFC Champions League Preliminary Tournament last year in October, I felt we were ready to start hosting more OFC competitions,” explained FFAS President, Faiivae Iuli Alex Godinet, a member of the OFC executive committee.“So at…

The Oceania Football Confederation’s qualifiers for the FIFA flagship tournament of 2018 may be held late next year or early 2015.FFAS hopes to improve on the results recorded by the 2011 squad, coached by former U.S. U-20 men’s coach…

Bannatyne and FFAS CEO Tavita Taumua opened the course on Labor Day (Sept. 3) on behalf of President Iuli Alex Godinet.FFAS Goalkeeper Instructor Uinifareti Aliva is assisting Bannatyne during the four-day course.“Goalkeepers are often ignored and growing up as…