As announced at the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Congress (https://apo-opa.info/44NOxsv) on 19 July, the FIFA President is visiting a number of member associations in the region to witness the progress which is being made.
The FIFA President was welcomed by Football Federation Samoa President (FFS) President Samuel Leslie Petaia and met Deputy Prime Minister, the Honourable Tuala Tevaga Iosefo Ponifasio. Gianni Infantino was shown the Apia Park project where, with support from FIFA Forward (https://apo-opa.info/3T9Q1s0) and the government, the FFS is converting unused land and building new football pitches.
The project, which is 80% complete, will comprise new office spaces for the FFS, a covered futsal court that can host regional competitions, and two full-sized pitches which can be used for youth team football.
The FIFA President then visited the FFS headquarters at Tuana’imato which is also home to the national stadium. The offices have been renovated and the stadium upgraded with the support of FIFA Forward (https://apo-opa.info/3T9Q1s0), with new floodlights installed.
This video submission contains a quote from FIFA President Gianni Infantino, FIFA Legend Tim Cahill, Samoa FA President Samuel Petaia and b-roll of the visit.
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