Magiagi footballer Johnwesley Faimalo Te’o

Young Samoan footballer eyes Oceania championship League trophy

On 20 January, Te’o and the rest of the national football team will leave Samoa to compete in the tournament in New Zealand.

The 23-year-old told Loop Samoa correspondent, Talaia Mika that his goal is to bring the trophy back to home.

Mr Te’o said his village and country have inspired his career in football.

“I intended to dream big when I was a little child watching my role models in football take home victory and made their people and countries proud,” he said.