Matt Calcott

New Samoan national team coaches confirmed

Former Wellington Phoenix standout Paul Ifill will coach the women’s squad, while ex-Team Wellington boss Matt Calcott will steward the men’s side.

Ifill is well-known in New Zealand football circles through his exploits with the Phoenix in the A-League where he made more than 100 appearances for the franchise from 2009-2014 following a lengthy professional career in England.