THE NMI Women's National Team on Tuesday edged their Guam counterparts 1-0 in a friendly match at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in Dededo.
Their first match ended in a 0-0 draw, but this time the NMI women played better offensively and defensively.
It was a tight game with neither team able to find the back of the net in the first half of the match.
But the NMI’s hard work paid off in the second half with Jannah Casarino slipping in the only goal of
GUAM—The NMI Women’s National Team is heading home victorious after nosing out Guam, 1-0, in their friendly match last rainy Tuesday night at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Jannah Casarino scored the winning goal early in the second half for her second goal in the series of friendlies. The forward also hit the board in the NMI Women’s U18 Team’s 4-0 triumph over Guam last Saturday. For the second goal, Casarino, again outsprinted her defender after re
YET another local football player has joined the list of CNMI college-athletes in the states. Jeremiah Diaz said he has committed to play for the Park University Buccaneers in Gilbert, Arizona. The 18-year-old Mount Carmel School student said he was intrigued by the university's soccer program which ultimately led him to join its team which plays in the California Pacific Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. "The coach was very communicative an
THE NMI men's U20 team lost to their Guam counterparts while the NMI women held theirs to a draw Sunday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in Dededo. The NMI men’s U20 defended well in the first half to deny Guam’s repeated attempts to score. However, in the second half, Guam's persistency paid off with Riley Rama and Beau Perez scoring goals to beat the NMI, 2-0. After the game, NMI men’s coach Michiteru Mita said, “With two games down, the NMI is taki
GUAM-When Northern Marianas Islands Football Association technical director and NMI Men’s National Team head coach Michiteru Mita walked through the waiting area at the Guam Football Association National Training Center, he saw his players huddling and having a discussion. “Are you guys talking about last night’s game?” Mita asked. “Yes coach,” the NMI Men’s U20 National Team players answered in unison. Mita nodded as he proceeded to the pitch to prepare for their morning tra
GUAM—NMI coach Angie Ito and Guam’s Sakiko Ogura are looking beyond the goals scored or missed in their first two friendly games here at the Guam Football Association National Training Center, as the two officials acknowledged the benefits of the training matches for both camps. Ito coached the NMI Women’s National Team to a scoreless draw against Ogura’s Masakada last Sunday night and though neither squad made it to the board, their relentless efforts on the offensive and de
THE CNMI Women's U18 National Team defeated Guam U18 4-0 in a friendly match Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in Dededo. The CNMI women’s U18 soccer players currently training on Guam are Julianne Hall, Jannah Casarino, Christina Atalig, Allyssya Magno Angeles, Summer Manahane, Rizza Relucio, Pia Ngewakl, Mia Abuan, Andrei Chavez, Tamia Kileleman-Hix, Tyana Kileleman-Hix, Aubrey Castro, Audrey Castro, Sophia Quintos, Deseha Mendiola, Cassie
GUAM—The NMI made it to the win column first in its series of friendly matches against Guam as the NMI Women’s U18 National Team shut down its counterparts, 4-0, last Saturday night at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Allyssya Angeles, Jannah Casarino, Kaithlynn Chavez, and Tamia Hix delivered the goals for the visiting squad and they were also part of the starting 11 along with team captain Julienne Hall, Summer Manahane, Mia Abuan, Julie Ann Chavez, C
The Northern Marianas Islands Football Association is sending four teams to Guam for a five-day training camp to bolster their preparations for upcoming tournaments. The NMI Men’s and Men’s U20 national teams and the NMI Women’s and Girls U18 squads are leaving Saipan this morning and will start their series of intensive training sessions this afternoon at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in Dededo. Nearly 60 players are attending the training camp, whic
NMI players Jeremiah Diaz, Kohtaro Goto, and Dev Bachani formally committed to play for Park University, embracing the responsibilities and challenges they will be facing as they join the collegiate ranks. Goto, Bachani, and Diaz signed up for the Buccaneers in front of their family members and Northern Mariana Islands Football Association officials during a ceremony last Tuesday at the NMI Soccer Training Center in Koblerville. It will be the first time in the history of NMI