National Men's Soccer Team continues to rack up ‘firsts' for the history books

American Samoa has made world news, with their dream win against Tonga 2-1, ending a drought on the territory's men's soccer matches since entering international play in 1994 - they lost all 30 games played, by a combined score of 229-12, and were tied for last in the FIFA world rankings. And, the ‘firsts' just keep coming for American Samoa's men's national soccer team.A first: Their historic win has been carried by the Associated Press, CNN and also picked up by the New York Times, as well as a host of other international news agencies.A first: After the Nov. 22 Tonga game, the team went on against Cook Islands for another historic result - American Samoa's first draw in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.A first: The Cook Islands draw got them to four points and put them into a position for Saturday, Nov. 26.- the battle between the two Samoas to determine the winner of OFC's Stage 1 qualifying tournament for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.A first: According to the New York Times article in its Nov. 23 issue, \The American Samoa defense was bolstered by Johnny Saelua

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