Moamoa Roosters Blesses New Team Uniform Donated by SSAB

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Moamoa Roosters with their new uniform from SSAB.

 

Moamoa Sports Club held a short ceremony this week to bless their new set of rugby uniforms donated by Samoa Stationery and Books – SSAB.

The Roosters is the home club of Theodore McFarland, who has recently taken the local rugby scene by storm since his selection for Samoa’s Manuma Rapid Rugby side.

As Captain of the Roosters McFarland expressed his appreciation to SSAB and urged his players to keep striving to improve their performance.

Theodore has been awarded a contract to play professional rugby for Dallas Jackals in the Major League Rugby competition in USA.

Muliaga James Ah Wai (Treasurer & Manager), Tuatagaloa Aumua Ming Leung Wai (Club President), Theodore McFarland (Roosters’ Captain), Savaiinaea Gus Slade (Head Coach) & Tevaga Viane Tagiilima (Club Vice President).

Club President, Tuatagaloa Aumua Ming Leung Wai congratulated Theodore with his new contract and encouraged the club to win more games in their new uniform.

“Winning can be achieved through unity, good attitude and hard training.”

Tuatagaloa Aumua also stressed to the team the importance of working together as young men to keep the peace and maintain harmony within the village.

Tuatagaloa Aumua Ming Leung Wai (Club President), Henry Tagiilima (up and coming Roosters’ junior player) & Tevaga Viane Tagiilima (Club Vice President).

The uniform was blessed by the Club’s Vice President Tevaga Viane Tagiilima who is also the head of UTOS Samoa.

Tevaga thanked SSAB for the continuous sponsorship over the years to not only Moamoa’s rugby team, but also for other teams of the village such as soccer, tag and hockey.

According to Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai, SSAB’s CEO, “SSAB is pleased to continue to support the youth of Moamoa so that they can develop their God-given talents. Sports also builds character and promotes solidarity amongst the youth, thus helping them to be law abiding and worthwhile members of our community.”

The Roosters’ coach is Savaiinaea Gus Slade and the Manager is Muliaga James Ah Wai.