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Tonga names XIV Pacific Games Team

A squad of 20 talented women footballers will have the hounor of representing their at the games in New Caledonia. This final selection comes after eight months of tough physical and mental preparation under the watchful eyes of TFA’s technical team headed by Kilifi Uele and national women’s coach Penieli Moa.
Tonga brought home silver medal at the 2007 Pacific games in Samoa and according to the team’s technical advisor, Kilifi Uele, he is optimistic that this team will defend the country’s football reputation and better their performance this year.
“I have every confidence that our team will give their best ability for Tonga as we take on the likes of Fiji, Cook Islands and Guam in our pool”
Tonga has named Penateti Feke as its captain and is assited by Salome Sela Vaenuku and Kiana Tuituimoeao Mu’amoholeva.
TFA’s head of Women’s football, Adelaide Tuivailala, said Tonga is determine to bring back Gold and with a little over two weeks before the competition, Tonga will complete their final preparations in New Zealand.
“We have made arrangements with New Zealand Football and booked friendly games with their Under 17 womens, U20- womens and hopefully their national teams over the next two weeks” Tuivailala said.
The team has also confirmed two matches against Hibiscus coast during their stay in New Zealand.
They will depart Tonga tonight for Auckland.
Official Team List
Mele Teukalupe LIKILIKI
Kulia FILO
Emelita MOALA
Kiana Tuituimoeao MU’AMOHOLEVA (2nd V/Capt)
Olive Nancy MATEIALONA
Atelaite MANU
Penateti Lapiuingi FEKE ( Captain)
Salome Sela VA’ENUKU (1st Vice Captain )
Neomai Lototonunga TUPOU
Vea FUNAKI
Eseta Fifita Tapiano VI
Suliana Latu UTA’ATU
Buccilea ONGOLEA
Alamoni Uinikoni Paeahelotu VUNGAMOEAHI
Pauline Paea He TONGA
Siaila LA’AKULU
Wendy FEKE
Ofa Loto Ki La’ei Tutulu LA’AKULU
Tangimausia MA’AFU
Tania SILAKIVAI
Head of delegation:Mrs. Saane LATUNIPULU
Team Manager: Ms. Adelaide TU’IVAILALA
Head Coach: Mr. Penieli MOA
Technical Advisor: Mr. Kilifi Solia UELE

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