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30 November 2020

A point away from Round Cup title

Saturday 7 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports


A point away from Round Cup title
Tupapa Maraerenga will take on Nikao Sokattak in the premier men’s top of the table clash today. 20110616

Defending champions Tupapa Maraerenga will take on Nikao Sokattak in the top of the table premier men’s clash today.

The much-anticipated match will be held at CIFA complex in Matavera, kicking off at 4.15pm.

Tupapa is leading the way at the top of the ladder, seven points ahead of second placed Nikao Sokattak.

The side will head into today’s clash with high hopes. They only need a draw to retain the Round Cup Championship title.

Top performers Lee Harmon, Paavo Mustonen and Grover Harmon will lead the charge for Tupapa.

Nikao Sokattak will be all out to stop Tupapa from claiming an early win. The likes of Julius David, Toru Mateariki and Marc Leito will be the threat that Tupapa need to watch out for.

In their two previous meetings, Nikao have emerged victors and the side will be hoping to extend their winning run with yet another win.

In the Senior Women’s competition. Puaikura FC who lead the division will be taking on the Avatiu FC at Raemaru park.

Puaikura have enjoyed an outstanding season so far with only a loss. A draw against Avatiu will hand them the Round Cup Championship.

With players such as Daimzel Rongokea, Coral Seath and Victoria Fatiaki leading the Puaikura’s attacking front, it will definitely be a challenge for Avatiu.

In the other match, Titikaveka FC will take on Matavera Ngatangiia FC at the Takitumu Field.

                - CIFA Media


CIFA complex, Matavera: Nikao Sokattak FC-Tupapa Maraerenga FC –

12.50pm Under 15 Girls (Ref: Poko Manuela, Assist: Tahiri Elikana, Theressa Kaukura), 1.45pm Under 14 Boys (Ref: Tahiri Elikana, Assist: Theressa Kaukura, Alice Mitchell), 2.40pm Senior Women (Ref: John Pareanga, Assist: Alice Michell, Maara Kaukura), 4.15pm Premier Men (Ref: Maara Kaukura, Assist: Poko Manuela, John Pareanga). Raemaru Park, Arorangi. Puaikura FC-Avatiu FC: 11.15pm Under 14 Boys (Ref: Edmund Okirua, Assist: Jaceline Nand, Victoria Fatiaki), 12.15pm Under 15 Girls (Ref: Ua Savage, Assist: Junior Savage, Kataraina Piri), 1.15pm Under 17 Men (Ref: Robert Savage, Assist: Edmund Okirua, Jeceline Nand), 2.40pm Senior Women (Ref: Terry Piri, Assist: Robert Savage, Ua Savage), 4.15pm Premier Men (Ref: Robert Savage  Assist: Kataraina Piri, Junior Savage). Takitumu school, Matavera. Matavera FC-Titikaveka FC – 11.15am Under 14 Boys (Ref: Merian Noovao, Assist: Ava Wyllie, Here Mapu), 12.15am Under 15 Girls (Ref: Tehainnah Tatuava, Assist: Ava Wyllie, Noovao Noovao), 1.15pm Under 17 Men (Ref: Mata Iroa, Assist: Hei-Ura Peyroux, Penina Katuke), 2.40pm Senior Women (Ref: Lai Gukisuva, Assist: Jake Browne, Merian Noovao), 4.15pm Premier Men (Ref: Paul Lynch, Assist: Mata Iroa, Tehinnah Tatuava).