Tonga women in first full camp

Forty of Tonga’s top footballers have gathered at the Loto-Tonga Soccer Centre in Tongatapu this week to take part in the first nationwide camp since trials began in April. Players representing Vava’u, Ha’apai and the main island of Tongatapu have been named in the wider training squad, which is currently being led by interim coach […]

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 […]

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 […]