Talent Development League

The Talent Development League, also known as the McDonald's Talent Development league for sponsorship reasons is an association football Fijian youth development league. Fiji was one of the eight countries chosen by the FIFA Talent Development Scheme. The league will run for twenty weeks[1] with age groups from U9 to U15.

Talent Development League
Organising bodyFIFA
Founded2023
CountryFiji
ConfederationOFC
Sponsor(s)McDonald's

The league is a part of the Fiji Football Association's five-year plan focusing on youth development in the country.[2]

Teams edit

There will be 160 teams from 11 different districts of the country participating in the development league, with over 2500 new registered footballers.[3]

Seasons edit

2023 edit

The first season of the league began on 6 May 2023. The event began at 9am GMT+12 and will conclude after the 20-week season.

References edit

  1. ^ Cama, Akuila. "Fiji FA to launch talent development league". FBC News. Retrieved 9 May 2023.
  2. ^ "Talent league rolls on". The Fiji Times. 6 May 2023. Retrieved 9 May 2023.
  3. ^ "FIJI FOOTBALL LAUNCHES TALENT DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE". Oceania Football. 8 May 2023. Retrieved 9 May 2023.