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The Australian government funds the program and it aims to encourage physical activity among young people and to provide funding for football training programs. Equipment packs containing balls, bibs, and cones are also distributed to the schools to assist…

This was done during the schools weekly sports day on Fridays from 12 to 1pm. Excitement was in the air as the ‘Just Play’ Grassroots Project Manager Atufili Talaia and 2 FFS volunteers arrived at the school to assist…

On Saturday 3rd July 2010 the program kicked off at 7:30am. Close to 100 children between the ages of 6-12 years of age participated. Moataa Community School teachers Rosie Solipo and Heti Leilua ran the ‘Just Play’ program with…

These volunteers have the potential to represent Samoa during the 2011 South Pacific Games in New Caledonia. They have also been involved with the federation in the areas of coaching children and refereeing business house competitions and the national…

Thursday 24 June 2010 marked the fourth day of the ‘Just Play’ Program in Samoa. ‘Just Play’ grassroots project manager Atufili Talaia and FFS technical director Tunoa Lui conducted a two-day course, which started on Wednesday 23 June 2010…

Yesterday marked the second day of the ‘Just Play’ Program in Samoa. ‘Just Play’ technical coordinator Colin Tuaa assisted by ‘Just Play’ grassroots project manager Atufili Talaia and FFS technical director Tunoa Lui conducted the two-day course. Twenty teachers…

Mr Anderson in his keynote address stated that the Australian government has pledged AU$4 million towards the ‘Just Play’ program across the pacific region. Mr Anderson also explained that The Australian Prime Minster The Hon, Mr Kevin Rudd and…