2012 Tuvalu A-Division

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A-Division
Season 2012
Champions Nauti A
Matches played 28
Goals scored 92 (3.29 per match)
Top goalscorer Felo Feoto, Malakai Alesana
(5)
Highest scoring Tofaga A 7−1 Niutao A (8 goals)
2011
2013

The 2012 Tuvalu A-Division (also known as the 2012 National Provident Fund Championship League) is the 12th season of top flight association football in Tuvalu. The season began on 4 February 2012 and finished on 17 March 2012.[1] The champions were Nauti FC who won their seventh league title.[2]

Football in Tuvalu is played at club and national team level. The Tuvalu national football team draws from players in the Tuvalu A-Division; the national team competes in the Pacific Games and South Pacific Games. The national team is controlled by the Tuvalu National Football Association (TNFA).

Clubs[edit]

Location of the represented clubs (islands) in the 2012 A-Division
Club Island
Lakena United A Nanumea
Manu Laeva A Nukulaelae
Nanumaga A Nanumanga
Nauti A Funafuti
Niutao A Niutao
Nui A Nui
Tamanuku A Nukufetau
Tofaga A Vaitupu

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Nauti A 7 5 1 1 16 7 +9 16
2 Tamanuku A 7 5 0 2 13 7 +6 15
3 Manu Laeva A 7 4 2 1 15 6 +9 14
4 Tofaga A 7 4 1 2 20 6 +14 13
5 Nanumaga A 7 3 0 4 12 9 +3 9
6 Niutao A 7 3 0 4 14 20 −6 9
7 Lakena United A 7 2 0 5 8 24 −16 6
8 Nui A 7 0 0 7 2 22 −20 0

Updated to games played on 5 february 2012.
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Round 1[edit]




Round 2[edit]





1^ Tamanuku win by default.

Round 3[edit]





Round 4[edit]





1^ Nauti win by default.

Round 5[edit]





1^ Manu Laeva win by default.

Round 6[edit]





1^ Lakena United win by default.

Round 7[edit]





1^ Nanumaga win by default.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Pos. Player Club Goals
1 Tuvalu Felo Feoto Tamanuku A 5
1 Tuvalu Malakai Alesana Tofaga A 5

Annual awards[edit]

The best player for the tournament[edit]

The best player for the tournament was Okilani Tinilau of FC Manu Laeva.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tuvalu 2012 – A Division (Men)". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tuvalu 2012 – A Division (Men)". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2013.