Stewart switches it up, finds her happy place

From the high of a bronze medal at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to the low of sitting on the sideline for over a year nursing a shoulder injury, Jayda Stewart has experienced it all. Isolated, undervalued, and struggling not only with her place in football, but with her general wellbeing, the 20-year-old was […]

Samoa to keep drawing on the diaspora

If Football Federation Samoa didn’t opt to spread the net of its talent search far and wide, it would have missed out on the talent of its current national team captain, Matalena Johnson (nee Daniells). The 25-year-old was scouted while playing for her Brisbane-based club, Olympic FC, and has gone on to become a stalwart […]