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LORD VE’EHALA CLAIMS THE LONGEST SERVING PRESIDENT OF TONGA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION.

THE FOOTBALL COMMUNITIES IN TONGA HAD GIVEN LORD VE’EHALA THEIR FULL SUPPORT AS PRESIDENT, BY RE-ELECTING HIM TO BE THE PRESIDENT FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS.

The Tonga Football Association recently held its 2019 Annual General Meeting at the Loto Tonga Soccer Centre, members had much confident on Lord Ve’ehala’s vision and leadership.

During the election there was no candidate to challenge Lord Ve’ehala. Therefore, the members showed their full support by giving a big applause.

“I am very grateful and honoured when I saw the club representatives agreed for me to continue on as President for 2019 – 2022, and very much appreciated,” Lord Ve’ehala says.

“This year budget was approved and accepted by the AGM to support TFA vision to popularize the game in every way. I believe when we work hand in hand we will achieve our aim and targets.”

“When I started in 1995, we were struggling financially but we managed to find sponsors to assist us in developing football until 1998 FIFA stepped in with continuous fund for the football development up-to current days. Thus, this fund will greatly assist in popularizing the game, locally and internationally,” he said.

“I will urged all Tonga Football departments to follow our TFA vision to develop football in Tonga and in the Oceania region for the next four years. I wish every Tonga Football Clubs every success,” Lord Ve’ehala said.

OFC President Lambert Maltock has congratulated Lord Ve’ehala for his re-election to the President of Tonga FA.

“I am sending my best wished to Lord Ve’ehala and very much looking forward to keep working with him on our mission to develop football in the Oceania region,” the OFC President said.

Lord Ve’ehala is also a member of the OFC Executive Committee for next four years.

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