The Cook Islands U16 football team will test their mettle against their Pacific peers in the OFC U16 Championship Qualifier beginning on Saturday, July 14, in Nukualofa, Tonga.
The Cook Islands national women’s development football team will tour Tahiti from July 7 to 14 in preparation for the 11th edition of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup, which is scheduled to take place in New Caledonia in November.
The 2018 Gazprom-funded Football for Friendship International Social Programme held in Moscow, Russia ahead of the opening of the FIFA Men’s World Cup last month was a unique experience for the Cook Islands delegation of Daniel Ngamata, Amqle Tuaratini and chaperone Michelle Paiti.
A slice of Oceania football history was created as Tonga and Samoa fought out a tense 1-all draw on the final Match Day of the 2018 OFC U-19 Championship Qualifier tournament hosted by Cook Islands.
With pride on the line, hosts Cook Islands and American Samoa will both be desperate to end their OFC U19 Championship Qualifier campaign on a winning note today at the CIFA Complex.