Samoa to lead Pool A for Women’s football in Pacific Games

Hosts Samoa has been drawn to lead Pool A of the Football Women’s category at the Pacific Games, next month.

The team will be joined by Fiji, Tonga, New Caledonia and American Samoa.

Pool B will feature Tahiti, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands and Vanuatu.

The Sports Manager for the Pacific Games Office, Taupau Alex Mikaele, presided over the draw. He congratulated Football Federation Samoa for this wonderful milestone.

"The Games Organising Committee and Pacific Games Office congratulates Football Federation Samoa for achieving this important milestone. The release of the draw will certainly help teams prepare well for the upcoming competition," said Taupau Alex Mikaele.

The XVI Pacific Games will be held from the 7-20 July, 2019 in Samoa.

It is expected to attract more than 4,000 participants from 24 Pacific Island Countries including New Zealand and Australia.