Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) has confirmed the officials for the opening rounds of the pre-season competition, starting today.
With the 2017 OFC U16 Women’s Championship fast approaching, Cook Islands Football Association has had its full focus on upskilling and educating their leaders in football, hosting an OFC Senior C Licence Coaching Course at CIFA Academy in Matavera last week.
The Cook Islands under-16 women’s national team earned a 2-0 victory over the visiting U16 women’s squad from Tahiti in Saturday’s first international friendly at the CIFA Complex in Matavera.
The visiting Tahiti national under-16 team wasted no time settling in and got straight into training yesterday, in preparation for their first meet against the Cook Islands U16 today at 3pm at the CIFA Complex.
The Cook Islands Under-16 side will be using the upcoming international matches against Tahiti as a buildup for the OFC U16 Women’s Championship in August.
The 2017 Rarotonga Football Season returns when the players kick off on Wednesday in the Under-8 mixed, U11 mixed and U17 men’s divisions at the CIFA Complex in Matavera.