Crunch time in footy festival

Friday April 26, 2019 Written by Published in Soccer
Puaikura’s Victoria Fatiaki heads the ball in the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival competition. 19042448 Puaikura’s Victoria Fatiaki heads the ball in the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival competition. 19042448

Local club Puaikura FC made a winning statement in the U16 boy’s division, leading Pool A on goal difference after the first three round of the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival in Matavera.

 

Trailing behind was Nikao Sokattak FC followed by Takitumu and Mangaia, who sat equal in points on the standings, after Tuesday’s matches.

Puaikura’s U16 girls also showed dominance taking the lead in Pool A.

The final two round of pool matches played on Wednesday and yesterday determined the final standing of the teams in the weeklong tournament.

The semifinals of the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival will be played today and will see the winners of Pool A play the runner ups of Pool B and the winners of Pool B will play the runner ups of Pool A in both the girls and boys divisions.

The winners of each game will play each other in the final tomorrow and the losing teams from the semis will play each other for third place.

To view the standings or stay up to date with results and fixtures, check the Cook Islands Football Association Facebook page.

 - CIFA Media

Results

Pool A: U16 Girls – Nikao Sokattak FC 0-4 Mangaia, Takitumu 2-2 Mitiaro; U16 Boys – Nikao Sokattak FC 1-4 Mangaia, Takitumu 9-0 Mitiaro. Pool A:

U16 Girls – Nikao Sokattak FC 0-5 Mitiaro, Puaikura 5-0 Mangaia; U16 Boys –Nikao Sokattak FC 5-0 Mitiaro, Puaikura 4-1 Mangaia. Pool B: U16 Girls Atiu 4-1 Tupapa Maraerenga FC, Mauke 2-3 Aitutaki; U16 Boys – Atiu 2-7 Tupapa Maraerenga FC, Mauke 3-0 Aitutaki. Pool A: U16 Girls – Nikao Sokattak FC 0-2 Takitumu, Puaikura FC 7-0 Mitiaro; U16 Boys – Nikao Sokattak FC 1-0 Takitumu, Puaikura FC 15-0 Mitiaro. Pool B: U16 Girls – Atiu 1-4 Aitutaki, Mauke 1-0 Tupapa Maraerenga FC; U16 Boys – Atiu 2-4 Aitutaki, Mauke 1-3 Tupapa Maraerenga FC.

 

Fixtures

Today – 1pm Semi-final 1 Winner Pool A-Runner Up Pool B (U16 Girls), 2.10pm Semi-final 2 Winner Pool A-Runner Up Pool B (U16 Boys), 3:20pm Semi-final 3. Winner Pool B-Runner Up Pool A (U16 Girls), 4.30pm Semi-final 4 Winner Pool B-Runner Up Pool A (U16 Boys)

Tomorrow – 1pm Loser Semi-final 1-Loser Semi-final 3. 3rd/4th Place Final (U16 Girls), 2.10pm Loser Semi-final 2-Loser Semi-final 4 3rd/4th Place Final (U16 Boys), 3.20pm Winner Semi-final 1-Winner Semi-final 3 Final (U16 Girls), 4.30pm Winner Semi-final 2-Winner Semi-final 4. Final (U16 Boys).

 

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