Titikaveka loses top spot after going down to Nikao Sokattak

Monday October 07, 2019 Written by Published in Soccer
Nikao Sokattak thumped Titikaveka 4-0 on Saturday. 19100620 Nikao Sokattak thumped Titikaveka 4-0 on Saturday. 19100620

Titikaveka’s time at the top in the premier men’s division has come to an end. The division is now led by Tupapa and Nikao.

 

Nikao Sokattak defeated Titikaveka 4-0 on Saturday to take the lead. The Alex Napa coached side came out strong noticing Titikaveka were starting short, launching attack after attack in hopes of putting the game out of reach early in the first spell. However, this wasn’t the case as Nikao had only scored two goals by the time Titikaveka’s full team arrived.

Titikaveka tried to make a comeback using every opportunity they had but failed Nikao being the more clinical side went on to score two more goals to win 4-0. Nikao’s goals were scored through the boots of Julius David (3), and Toru Mateariki.

Meanwhile in the senior women’s division, the scores were reversed. Both sides threw everything they had into the match but it was Titikaveka who came away with the victory. Titikaveka’s four goals were scored by Maeva Carr, Paulina Pierre (2), Hinnah Tatuava.

Meanwhile at the Takitumu School grounds, both the Matavera-Ngatangiia senior women men gave Tupapa Maraerenga a tough challenge. Matavera’s senior women’s team lost to champions Tupapa by only 0-2. Tupapa’s goals came from Mii Savage and Temata Tuara.

The Tupapa premier men also came out victorious in their match achieving better results compared to their first-round match against Matavera. The side won by 3-0 to remain on level points with Nikao Sokattak. Tupapa’s goals were scored by Francis Terepo (2) and Geoffrey Strickland.

On Friday, Puaikura recorded a huge 5-1 win against Avatiu. Dwayne Tiputoa played a key role in Puaikura’s victory after he picked up a hat-trick. Puaikura’s other goals were scored by Paul Poila and Maeva Robati.

-          CIFA Media

Results

Puaikura FC – Avatiu FC – Premier Men 5-1, Senior Women 1-0, U-17 Men 3-0, U14 Boys 7-0, U14 Girls 0-1, U11 Mixed 1-2, U9 Mixed 0-2, U7 Mixed 0-2. Titikaveka FC – Nikao Sokattak FC –Premier Men 0-4, Senior Women 4-0, U14 Boys 4-0, U14 Girls 0-2, U11 Mixed 1-2, U9 Mixed 0-3, U7 Mixed 0-5. Matavera-Ngatangiia – Tupapa Maraerenga FC – Premier Men 0-3, Senior women 0-2, U-17 Men’s 1-5, U14 Boys 0-7, U-14 Girls 0-2, U11 Mixed 0-2, U9 Mixed 0-4, U7 Mixed 0-1

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