Tonga celebrate return to action despite loss

Losing to the Philippines 16-0 wasn’t exactly the return to international football that the Tonga national women’s team envisioned. However, not having been able to train since January due to a volcanic eruption followed by a Covid-19 outbreak, just being able to get out on the field is an achievement. Tonga’s preparations for the Oceania […]

Tonga send scouts to Vava’u

With the world’s biggest women’s football event coming to the region in two year’s time, Tonga Football Association is leaving no stone unturned as they seek to earn a spot on the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 roster. This week TFA staff are in Vava’u, a northern island group, where they’re running trials for the […]

Tonga’s Challenge Cup a hit

The Heilala Manongi Challenge Cup concluded this week with eight teams consisting of Tonga’s best and brightest young footballers from Vava’u, ‘Eua, Ha’apai and Tongatapu participating in the inaugural event. The Challenge Cup concludes the first edition of the Heilala Manongi programme which saw mini-tournament’s run across Tonga’s island groups in an effort to boost […]