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HEIDELBERG, Germany (AP) — Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for a second time in their playoff on today. Samoa won the first leg 66-15 in Apia two weeks ago, making qualification on aggregate virtually inevitable. Germany was competitive at home, leading...
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Veitongo, TONGA —American Samoa drew 2-2 with Tonga in their first game of the OFC U16 Championship Qualifiers at Loto-Tonga Center in Veitongo, Tonga on Saturday, July 14, 2018. It was a disappointing draw for American Samoa as they led 2-0, only to have Tonga come back and tie it in the last 11...
Three-star defensive tackle Sio Nofoagatoto'a
Bloomington, INDIANA — Tom Allen and the Indiana football staff closed out a strong month of June by securing the services of three-star defensive tackle Sio Nofoagatoto'a. The six-foot-two 321-pound lineman out of Clearwater Academy International made his announcement on Twitter on Saturday...
American Samoa young athletes at the Football For Hope Festival in Russia, Moscow (from l—r) Gabriel Taumua, Chris Faamoana, Susan Godinet and Seirosa Tuaua
Moscow, RUSSIA — American Samoa’s contingent to the Football For Hope Festival in Moscow, Russia, are enjoying the time of their lives, and making a lifetime of memories in the process. The group, led by delegation leader Tavita Taumua and young leader Steffany Godinet, includes young players...
Two local fighters representing American Samoa during the 2018 Oceania Youth Boxing Championships, which was also a Qualifier Championship for the Youth Olympics Games in Argentina this year, Falaniko Tauta and Jolando Taalo, posing with the American Samoa flag.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (ASABA) is sharing some good news for the community, after one of the two local boxers who competed in the 2018 Oceania Youth Boxing Championships in Samoa two weeks ago qualified for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Johnica Collins of Pago Pago, American Samoa will carry the territory’s flag at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia opening ceremony in Moscow, Russia. “I am very excited to be going to the first game of the (FIFA) World Cup,” Collins said.  “I hope my family can see me on TV...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Twelve-year-old promising soccer football players and 12-year-old aspiring journalists from American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga and Vanuatu will join children from 211 countries to attend the sixth annual...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Junior Prep Sports (JPS) third annual Football Season came to a close this past Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Stadium, with two Championship title matches hosted by the league to determine the best of the best in both the Division I and Division II competition....
PAGO PAGO HARBOR — The Sailing Association of American Samoa Inc. (SAASI) began its 2018 racing season with a regatta Memorial Day. Offshore winds were variable out of the North and provided challenging conditions for the twelve sailors racing in the Laser and Optimist classes that afternoon. Six...
COOK ISLANDS  — American Samoa lost to the Cook Islands 2-1 in their last game of the OFC U19 Championship qualifiers on June 1, 2018 in the Cook Islands.   The Cook Islands jumped to a 2-0 lead in the game, and managed to hold on to that lead despite American Samoa turning up the pressure after...

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