Football in Tahiti

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Football in Tahiti
CountryTahiti
Governing bodyFédération Tahitienne de Football
National team(s)men's national team
Club competitions
International competitions


The sport of football in the country of Tahiti is run by the Fédération Tahitienne de Football.[1][2][3][4] [5] The association administers the national football team.[6][7] With 146 association football clubs and over 11,200 registered players, football is far and away the most popular sport among the inhabitants on the island of Tahiti. [8]

League system[edit]

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Ligue 1 Vini
9 clubs + Tahiti U19

↓↑ 2 clubs

2

Ligue 2
6 clubs + 3 Reserve teams

Ligue 2 Moorea
8 clubs

Ligue 2 Raiatea
3 clubs

2

Ligue 3
3 clubs + 6 Reserve teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tahiti : The world's next big football nation? - HITC Sport". Hereisthecity.com. 2013-11-16. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  2. ^ Lawrence, Amy (2009-09-24). "Tahiti show that football still has a place for tales of the unexpected | Amy Lawrence | Football". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  3. ^ "Face to face: Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta « World Soccer World Soccer". Worldsoccer.com. 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  4. ^ "by Quinn Jones". Espn Fc. 2013-11-29. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  5. ^ "Tahiti: A first-hand account of football on the island | The Rio Report - Yahoo Eurosport UK". Eurosport.yahoo.com. 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  6. ^ "A Soccer Win for Tahiti? A Goal Would Be Terrific". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  7. ^ "Tahiti emerging as strong contenders for Beach Soccer World Cup - Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Abc.net.au. 2013-09-19. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  8. ^ https://www.oceaniafootball.com/tahiti/