Cooler temperatures and periods of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the 90 children who turned up to Tuesday’s Just Play Village Festival in Nikao last week.
Kevin McGreskin is the new face in the Cook Islands and the Scotsman tells Football in Oceania all about his new job, what he hopes to do in the Cook Islands and how long he might be staying.
Weather permitting this Thursday, Cook Islands Football Associations Just Play and Technical teams will run a morning of action-packed fun football activities for all children 5-13years at the CIFA Complex in Matavera from 10am – 12pm.
Clouds covered the skies with a slight breeze to cool the day. A supportive and entertaining crowd lit up the stadium as teams shined in their contest of the best.
The group stage of the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival wrapped up on Thursday with Aitutaki, Puaikura, Mauke, Takitumu and Tupapa Maraerenga securing places in the girls’ and boys’ semifinals which were played yesterday.
Local club Puaikura FC made a winning statement in the U16 boy’s division, leading Pool A on goal difference after the first three round of the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival in Matavera.