The Tupapa Maraerenga soccer team were given a rousing reception when they arrived home on Tuesday following their successful run at the OFC Champions League Qualifiers in American Samoa.
Tupapa Maraerenga secured a clean sweep of the OFC Champions League 2018 qualifier with a 5-0 win over Pago Youth in American Samoa on the final day of the tournament on Friday.
Despite securing their spot in the OFC Champions League 2018 Group Stage with two wins from two matches, Tupapa Maraerenga will not treat their final match against Pago Youth lightly.
Tupapa Maraerenga booked their place in the 2018 Oceania Champions League competition with a comprehensive 9-2 demolition of nine-man Veitongo at the qualifying tournament in American Samoa.
The Tupapa Maraerenga premier men’s team have won their first match of the group stage in the Oceania Champions League Qualifiers, stunning Samoa’s champion football club Lupe Ole Soaga 1-0 on Saturday.
ENGLISH striker Sean Latimer will provide extra firepower for Tupapa Maraerenga FC in the OFC Champions League 2018 qualifiers, which get underway today in American Samoa.
Cook Islands 2017 soccer champions Tupapa Maraerenga will represent the Cook Islands at the OFC Champions League Preliminary Tournament in American Samoa, starting this week.
After a successful 2017 for the Cook Islands Football Association, 2018 looms large as what could be a banner year for the sport in this country.