GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Teams face new challenges in 2017 women's rec soccer

[February 21, 2017 - Harmon, Guam] New challenges continue for teams in the Guam Football Association Women’s Intermediate Recreational Soccer League, as the league moves into Week 2 with format changes incorporated in the new Spring 2017 season.

Among the changes are two additional players on the pitch per team for a 9-A-Side format and the enforcement of the offside rule by league referees on a larger playing pitch.

“The changes aren’t too difficult, it’s just that we have to worry about more things now, especially the offside rule,” said Wagina Nauta of the Matson Heat/Cobras after the team’s match against FC Barrigada Crusaders. “Last season, we played 7-A-Side and no offside, so our coach (Fred Esteves) is helping us adjust to the changes.

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Women's festival/league play canceled due to weather

[October 2, 2016 - Harmon, Guam] The pouring rain is the culprit for the cancellation of the much anticipated FIFA Live Your Goals Festival for Women, as well as Week 2 of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League.

The announcement came moments ago from GFA Women's Administrator Grace Martinez, who also said updates regarding a possible rescheduled date will be made at a later time.

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Women's intermediate soccer opens with 5 matches

[June 7, 2016 - Harmon, Guam] Joining FC Familia and playing in the team’s opening week match of the Guam Football Association Women’s Intermediate 7-A-Side Recreational League Sunday was a homecoming for many players like Erin Retuyan.

“This is my first time back to the soccer field since my high school days and I’m glad I’m playing again,” said Retuyan, who played for the George Washington High School Geckos in the early 2000s. “It felt awesome – this is my sport, the one sport I loved to play when I was still in school. With my family and work, I hadn’t really made time for myself to come out to play soccer since high school, but now that I’m back, I don’t think I’ll be able to stop.

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Lady Crushers win Fun in the Sun Beach Soccer tourney

[May 15, 2016 - Harmon, Guam] The Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers were crowned champions of the sand pitch after the one-day Fun in the Sun II Women's Beach Soccer Tournament held Sunday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center beach soccer court.

Earlier in the day, the Lady Crushers were dropped to the Losers Bracket by the Lady Rovers, but clawed back into the main draw with wins over the Isla Paint and Roofing Supply Lady Strykers and Pacific Cooling Island Breeze.

In the winner-take-all championship match, the Lady Crushers defeated the Lady Rovers 4-2.

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Women's rec soccer takes center stage on Mother's Day

[May 11, 2016 - Harmon, Guam] Hundreds of mothers capped an eventful Mother’s Day Sunday with fun, Week 3 matches of the Docomo Pacific GFA Soccer Moms League and Women’s Starter League in the at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.

“What better way to complete our Mother’s Day celebration than to spend it with other moms on the field playing soccer together,” said Lupe Guzman of the Quality Distributors Momsters. “My family and I were busy today – we started in the morning going to the store to buy food to prepare brunch for my mom at her home, and then after, my kids and I went to Chuck E. Cheese’s for a birthday party. After, I prepared to play my soccer match.”

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