Action from round one battle between Titikaveka FC and Puaikura FC. The two teams will meet again this afternoon Teimurimotia Park. CIFA Media/21092443
The 2021 Rarotonga Football Season has entered the second round of the competition and this weekend will see some exciting clashes in the men’s and women’s divisions.
champions Puaikura will be hoping to bounce back from their disappointing first
round outing when they take on Titikaveka in the feature Tower Insurance
premier men’s match this afternoon.
is their second meeting this season. In the round one match played earlier this
week (catch up match), the two teams were locked at 2-all.
who recorded a mixed result in the first round, were shocked by the rising Matavera
side 0-1 last week.
Arorangi-based side will come out firing to ensure they have a winning start to
round two in order to get their campaign back on track.
win is a must for the side to improve their standings on the points table.
Titikaveka will not be an easy challenge. They will also want to overcome
Puaikura, to retain their spot on the points table and maintain their good
record at home.
the other premier men’s match, minnows Avatiu will take on leaders Nikao
Sokattak at CIFA Complex in Matavera.
will be a battle between teams at the opposite ends of the standings. Nikao
Sokattak, who are currently leading, while Avatiu remain at the bottom of the
round one Avatiu suffered a devastating defeat, but the side will be hoping to
bounce back from that, and record a surprise win over their neighbouring
will not make it easy for them, as recent form strongly favours them. The side
will be aiming to maintain their winning streak with another win in the
the Islander senior women’s division, defending champions Puaikura who currently hold second place on the
points table and Titikaveka placed fourth are expected to battle tooth and nail
in a must win battle for both.
have proven one of the toughest teams to beat this season. They will come out
hungry for a win on Titikaveka’s stomping grounds, as a win will secure their
second-place spot before they go head to head with table toppers Tupapa next
further down the road at CIFA Complex in Matavera, Avatiu and Nikao Sokattak senior
women’s meet again.
With their last encounter ending in Nikao’s favour, Avatiu will be wanting to end the match on a different outcome this weekend. After Nikao’s defeat against Tupapa last week, the side will be hungry for a victory to keep their chances in the competition alive.
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Park, Titikaveka – 12.40pm Under 15 Girls Titikaveka FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref:
Tehainnah Tatuava, Assist: Gideon Pouao, Penina Katuke), 1.40pm Under 15 Boys.
Titikaveka FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref: Merian Noovao, Assist: Matilda Auua,
Teupoko Tuariki), 2.40pm Senior Women. Titikaveka FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref: Lai
Gukisuva, Assist: Merian Noovao, Gideon Pouao, 4.15pm Premier Men Titikaveka FC
vs Puaikura FC (Ref: Tupou Brogan, Assist: Tehainnah Tatuava, Lai Gukisuva); CIFA
complex, Matavera – 11.15am Under 15 Boys. Nikao Sokattak FC vs Avatiu FC (Ref:
Poko Manuela, Assist: Tailei Blake, Jaceline Nand), 12.15pm Under 15 Girls. Nikao Sokattak FC vs Avatiu FC
( Ref: Kataraina Piri, Assist:
Dallas Rongokea, Noovao Noovao), 1.15pm Under 18 Men. Nikao Sokattak FC vs
Avatiu FC (Ref: Maara Kaukura, Assist: John Pareanga, Poko Tangata), 2.40pm
Senior Women. Nikao Sokattak FC vs Avatiu FC (Ref: Tahiri Elikana, Assist: Ua
Savage, Tione Nand), 4.15pm Premier Men
Nikao Sokattak FC vs Avatiu FC (Ref: John Pareanga, Assist: Maara Kaukura,