|Date of birth||January 24, 1978|
|Place of birth||American Samoa|
Tiaoali Savea (born January 24, 1978) is an American Samoan football player. He has played for American Samoa national team.
Samoa, officially the Independent State ofSamoa and, until 4 July 1997, known as Western Samoa, is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, two smaller inhabited islands, Manono and Apolima, and several small uninhabited islands including the Aleipata Islands. The capital city is Apia. The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Islands around 3,500 years ago. They developed a Samoan language and Samoan cultural identity.
The American Samoa national football team represents American Samoa in association football and is controlled by the Football Federation American Samoa, the governing body of the sport in the territory. American Samoa's home ground is the Pago Park Soccer Stadium in Pago Pago and their head coach is Tunoa Lui.
Sports in American Samoa are slightly different from sports in Samoa. The main difference is that Samoans in American Samoa are more likely to follow or play American sports such as American football, basketball, and baseball. Western Samoans are more likely to follow or play rugby union, rugby league, and netball. Sports such as mixed martial arts, boxing, professional wrestling, and volleyball are popular among most ethnic Samoans regardless of location.
Mapusaga is a small village located nine miles west of Pago Pago on Tutuila island in the American territory of American Samoa. Its coordinates are 14.33° south and 170.74389 ° west, with an elevation of 180 feet. The village is home to American Samoa Community College. An area in the village is called Mapusagafou, which translates to New Mapusaga. Another area in town is known as Mapusagatuai, meaning Old Mapusaga.
Mālietoa is a state dynasty and chiefly title in Samoa. Literally translated as "great warrior", the title's origin comes from the final words of the Tongan warriors as they were fleeing on the beach to their boats, "Malie To`a, Malo e tau...".
The American Samoa women's national football team represents American Samoa in international women's association football. The team is controlled by the Football Federation American Samoa (FFAS) and managed by Beulah Oney, a former player. The Veterans Memorial Stadium is their home ground and their only goalscorer is Jasmine Makiasi, with only one goal.
The sport of football in American Samoa is governed by the Football Federation American Samoa (FFAS), the nations football association. It was founded in 1984, and affiliated to FIFA and to the OFC in 1998. It organizes the ASFA Soccer League and the national team.
American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa. Its location is centered on 14.2710° S, 170.1322° W. It is east of the International Date Line, while Samoa is west of the Line.
The Samoa Observer is the largest newspaper group in Samoa published in both English and Samoan. The Samoa Observer is published Monday to Friday, the Weekend Observer on Saturdays and the Sunday Samoan on Sundays with all editions available online. Coverage includes local and international news, editorial opinion, sports and investigative journalism. The Samoa Observer was founded in 1978 by Editor in Chief, Savea Sano Malifa, a poet and leading Pacific journalist who was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Astor Award for press freedom in 1998.
Sio Julian Tevita Savea is a New Zealand rugby union player. He currently plays wing for Toulon in the Top 14. Savea formerly played for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby, and is a former captain of the Wellington Lions in the Mitre 10 Cup. Between 2012 and 2017 he won 54 caps for New Zealand.
Matthew Brendon Todd is a New Zealand rugby union footballer, who plays as an Openside Flanker for the Panasonic Wild Knights in the Japanese Top League competition.
Alex Savea is an American Samoan football player. He has played for American Samoa national team.
Samuel Jordan Cane is a New Zealand rugby union rugby player. His regular playing position is as a loose forward. He currently plays for the Bay of Plenty Steamers in the ITM Cup, and is the current captain of the All Blacks and the Chiefs in Super Rugby. Cane has played over 50 tests for New Zealand since his international debut and stood in as Captain for them twice. On 5 May 2020, Cane was named the captain of the All Blacks, succeeding Kieran Read.
Ardie Suemalo Savea is a rugby union footballer who plays as a flanker for Wellington in the ITM Cup, the Hurricanes in Super Rugby and international rugby for the New Zealand All Blacks. In 2019, Savea was a member of New Zealand's 2019 Rugby World Cup squad and a nominee for World Rugby Player of the Year.
The American Samoa national under-17 football team is the national U-17 team of American Samoa and is controlled by Football Federation American Samoa.
Savea is a Samoan name. Notable people with the name include:
The American Samoa national under-20 football team is the national U-20 team of American Samoa and is controlled by Football Federation American Samoa.
Michael Savea Ala'alatoa is a Samoan rugby union player who currently plays as a prop for the Crusaders in the international Super Rugby competition. Alaalatoa was eligible to play international rugby for Australia through birth and New Zealand through residency, prior to his international debut for Samoa in 2019.
General elections were held in Western Samoa on 1 November 1944.
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