Aka takes aim at A Licence

Opportunities for female coaches have been limited over the years, but one woman who continues to tap at the glass ceiling is former Papua New Guinea international, Margaret Aka. After a playing career spanning more than 20 years, Aka became the first woman in Papua New Guinea to earn an OFC B Licence, and went […]

FIFA unveils vibrant new brand identity for 2023

A bold new brand identity for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™, incorporating elements of both Australian and New Zealand visual culture and aiming to unite and inspire people around the world through the power of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ and women’s football, has been unveiled. The brand identity and […]

Heilala Manongi restarts play in Tonga

Women’s football in Tonga got the restart it deserves at the weekend as the Heilala Manongi project relaunched to great fanfare. The programme, first launched in mid-March before Covid-19 saw Tonga close down all sporting activities in a bid to ensure the coronavirus didn’t infiltrate the community, aims to create pathways for players, coaches and […]

FIFA reschedules women’s youth tournaments

FIFA has named the dates for two key women’s events for next year that were postponed last month because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica and Panama that should have taken place in August and September will now start on January 20, 2021, and the U-17 Women’s World Cup […]

New programme set to revitalise women’s football development

The Pacific may be the first in the world to see a new day break but in terms of football development it’s not considered one of the leading regions. However, the Pacific women’s football community were among some of the first in the world to learn about a new FIFA programme set to change the […]