After taking a plunge last year and accepting the role of Cook Islands Football Association technical director, Jess Ibrom gained a deeper understanding about his unique responsibilities at the FIFA MA Technical Directors course in Auckland last week.
Ellerslie Mustangs and Tupapa Maraerenga have been crowned champions of the first-ever inaugural Kia Orana Youth Football Festival after the sides claimed the under-16 girls and boys title, respectively.
After three days of round football competition, the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival heads into the semifinals today in the under-16 boys and girl’s Pool A and B divisions.
The blue skies welcomed the many youth players and football faithful to an exciting and talent-filled day of soccer as the much awaited Kia Orana Youth Football Festival got underway at the CIFA Complex on Saturday.
The Cook Islands Football Association has introduced an exciting new spectacle with the launch of the first ever Kia Orana Youth Football Festival.
The Cook Islands Football Association this week will be launching the exciting, all new Kia Orana Youth Football Festival – a programme designed to target, support, and to develop young future upcoming local football prospects.
The future looks all right for the All Whites after Fifa announced its proposed slot allocation for the expanded 48-team World Cup, including an automatic place for Oceania, 16 places for Europe - up from 13 - and a six-team inter-zonal playoff tournament for two more spots.
The annual Junior Primary Schools Football Tournament is all set to go off today at the Takitumu School grounds in Matavera for Grades 4, 5 and 6 students.