Cook Islands football is venturing into new territory with a national men’s and women’s soccer tournament launching in April on Rarotonga. The eight-day event is set to take off from April 14 to 21.
Tupapa Maraerenga will return from the OFC Champions League winless, after suffering a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Fijian side Ba.
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.