National Football league kicks off

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Mens Premier defending champs Lupe ole Soaga (white) open first match of the league against Vaipuna Photo FFS Media

Mens Premier defending champs Lupe ole Soaga (white) open first match of the league against Vaipuna Photo FFS Media

 

PR - The annual national football league for Upolu clubs kicked off on Friday night at the F.F.S. fields at Tuana’imato.

Twenty clubs have registered to compete in this year’s tournament. 

The league is divided into 4 divisions. 

Twelve teams have been confirmed to play in the men’s premier, 6 for the women’s premier, while 16 teams will play for the men’s first division and 6 for the women’s division. 

The winner of the Premier Men’s division will represent Samoa in the Oceania Football Confederation champion’s league 2019.

Prior to this year, the National league tournament has always had 3 divisions, however, for this year’s competition, an additional division for women has been added to increase and promote women participation and development in football.

National league tournament is one of F.F.S. main tournament aims to nurture more local players to be part of Samoa’s National teams.

The tournament will run for 22 weeks with 20 rounds and will complete in December.

All games will be held at FFS fields at Tuana’imato on Fridays at 5pm and Saturdays at 9am. Admission is free to the public.

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE WEEK 1 RESULTS

WOMEN'S FIRST DIVISION

FALEASI'U 10  MOAULA 0

LOTOPA 3  VAIUSU 1

VAIPUNA WBD VAIMOSO LBD

 

MENS FIRST DIVISION

YWAM 2   KIWI  2

LEPEA 6  ADIDAS 1

CENTRAL UNITED  8 ROOSTERS  1

FAATOIA 6  VAIUSU 1

VAITELE 4 MOAULA  2

MARIST  4   TOGAFU'AFU'A  2

LOTOPA 4  SOGI  1

FALEASI'U 3 LUPE OLE SOAGA 0

 

PREMIER WOMEN'S DIVISION

FAATOIA 9   LEPEA  1

MOATA'A 9 ADIDAS  0

KIWI 3  LUPE OLE SOAGA  0

PREMIER MEN'S DIVISION

KIWI 5 ADIDAS 0

LUPE OLE SOAGA 2  VAIPUNA 0

MOAULA 2   VAITELE UTA 2

TOGAFU'AFU'A 7 VAIMOSO 2

VAIVASE 1  MOATAA  1

VAIUSU 2  LEPEA 2

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