4 Jul 2012

Sport: Samoan goalkeeper dies

11:29 am on 4 July 2012

Samoa's Football Federation is mourning the death of national goalkeeper Motu Hafoka, who competed at the recent Oceania Nations Cup tournament in Solomon Islands.

A police spokesperson says the family reported Mr Hafoka's body was found at the back of his property at Matautu uta last weekend.

The keeper played for the Moaula club and was tipped as a rising starin the national team.