We Are The Swifts

Through players, coaches, administrators, supporters, friends and family the sport of football touches the lives of a great part of our community.

Once a Swift, Always a Swift

Football is thriving at all levels in New Zealand and Matamata is no exception. In terms of playing success, profile, membership and interest, things have never been stronger for football in Matamata. 


We are Swifts for Life – One Club, Our Club, Our Community

Once a Swift, always a Swift – no matter where in the world we go!


Our Purpose

Matamata Swifts AFC is the beating heart of our community.


Core Values

We play hard On and off the field we give consistent effort and provide a quality performance.
We play smart We understand what needs to be done and try to find the best way to do it. We are always on the lookout for ways to improve.
We play together We are unselfish and don’t focus on individual results. We look after each other.


What does Matamata Swifts AFC do?

We aim to provide the best sporting experience in our community.


Strategic Action Areas

Grow The Club We must effectively communicate the Swifts experience as interesting and exciting to our community.
Quality Facilities We must construct a home for football that meets the current and future needs of football in our community.
Development For All We must always be looking to improve, grow and excel at everything we do.
Financial Sustainability We must build and sustain our financial capacity so we can be effective.


The Heart of Our Community

This is our picture for the future of our club. Click here (1568 KB pdf file) for a detailed explanation of the direction in which we are hoping to see Matamata Swifts AFC head.


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Dwayne Barlow (021 993 832)

Our Partners

Want to join the Swifts?

We run teams for adults and kids, males and females, that compete at a range of different levels.