Tonga 1970/71


Games of 1 hour duration (men), 30 minutes (women).
Matches held at the Teufaiva Sportsground, regularly attended by His Majesty King Taufa'ahau.

Results Saturday 17-11-1970
 Division A:
  Ha'ateiho No.1    8-0  Mu'a No.1
  Kolofo'ou No.2    1-1  Ma'ufanga
  Funga'onetaka     1-0  Vai-ko-Latai
  Peauma'a No.1     2-0  Langi Leka No.1
  Malimali-'a-maama 1-0  Kolomotu'a
  Kolofo'ou No.1    2-1  Royal Guards
 Division B:
  Langi Leka No.2   0-0  Toa-ko-Faka'amu
  United            1-0  Houma-keli-Kao
  Vai-ko-Siu-mo-Heu 2-0  Peauma'a No.2
  Feongoongoi       1-0  Hala Fualeva
  Tonga Club        1-0  Hihifo

Results Saturday 24-11-1970
 Division A:
  Kolofo'ou No.1    2-1  Funga'onetaka
  Kolofo'ou No.2    5-0  Royal Guards
  Peauma'a No.1     0-0  Malimali-'a-mamaama
  Ma'ufanga         0-0  Langi Leka No.1
  Vai-ko-Latai      3-1  Mu'a No.1
  Kolomotu'a        2-1  Ha'ateiho No.1
 Division B:
  Peauma'a No.2     2-0  Tonga Club
  Hihifo            2-1  Hala Fualeva
  Vai-ko-Siu-mo-Heu 4-0  Langi Leka No.2
  Ha'ateiho No.2    0-0  Toa-ko-Faka'amu
  Houma-keli-Kao    1-1  Feongoongoi

Results Saturday 23- 1-1971  [incomplete, penultimate round]
 Division A:
  Veitongo No.1     drw  Kolofo'ou No.2
  Kolomotu'a        0-0  Kolofo'ou No.1
 Women's Division:
  Kolofo'ou         0-0  Ma'ufanga

Women's division table (unfinished as of 11-3-1971):
 Kolofo'ou   13 11  1  1 23- 6 23
 Ma'ufanga   12  9  3  0 16- 3 21
 Mu'a No.1   14  6  3  5  9-13 15
 Veitongo    13  4  4  5  8-13 12
 Kolomotu'a  13  4  3  6  7- 9 11
 Fasi        13  4  2  7 18-19 10
 Kato Kakala 12  4  2  6  6-12 10 *
 Vakasieti   14  3  3  8  8-14  9
 Mu'a No.2   12  2  1  9  4-10  5
* full name Kato Kakala Kehekehe 'o Pilolevu


League Champions:
 Division A (Lion Shield)      : Kolofo'ou No.1
 Division B (Captain's Cup)    : Tonga Club
 Women's (Talamahu Market Cup) : Ma'ufanga


Friendly Islands Biscuit Cup
 Group stage [February-March 1971]:
  17 teams in 4 groups. Group winners advanced to semi-finals.
 Semifinals [13- 3-1971]
  Veitongo No.1     bt   Kolofo'ou No.2
  Ha'ateiho No.1    bt   Kolofo'ou No.1
 Final [20-3-1971]
  Veitongo No.1     5-3  Ha'ateiho No.1


Independence Trophy (Inter-District competition)
 Participants: Western, Eastern, Central, 'Eua, Ngele'ia, Sopu, Town (i.e. Nuku'alofa district), Vava'u
 Format unclear, known results: [March 1971]
  Ngele'ia  2-1 Sopu
  Town      8-0 Central
  'Eua      3-3 Eastern
  Vava'u    0-0 Western
  Town      2-0 Vava'u
  Western   1-0 Eastern
  Central   2-0 'Eua
 Overall winner: Town
 Women's results:
  Country A 2-1 Town A
  Country B 1-1 Town B


West Star Cup [May-June 1971]
 18 clubs in 2 groups.  Participants:
  'Eua, Ha'akame, Ha'ateiho, Hala Tu'i, Kolofo'ou A, Kolofo'ou B, Kolomotu'a, Langi Leka, Ma'ufanga, Navutoka,
  Ngele'ia A, Ngele'ia B, Royal Guards A, Royal Guards B, Sopu, Toafaka'amu, Veitongo A, Veitongo B.


Friendlies vs visiting ships:
  8- 2-1971 Royal Guards 0-2 West Star
 12- 2-1971 Tonga         -  West Star
 18- 5-1971 Kolofo'ou    6-0 Seiun Maru



1969/70

1971/72

list of champions


About this document

Thanks to Mark Cruickshank

Source: "The Tonga Chronicle"

Prepared and maintained by Neil Morrison for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Neil Morrison
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013

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