Nikao Sokattak has overtaken previous runners up Puaikura on the premier men's football points table. 20110412.
Maraerenga and Puaikura on the brink of claiming the Round Cup Championship
unbeaten run in the domestic women’s football competition came to an end this
week after the side went down to Tupapa Maraerenga FC 0-1 at Victoria Park.
the loss on Monday, the Arorangi side still leads the senior women’s division
on 31 points – seven points clear of second placed Tupapa.
12 matches they have played so far, Puaikura won 10, drew and lost one each.
and player Tasha Dean said they were gutted to lose their unbeaten run but
remains positive of top place finish with three more rounds to go.
against Avatiu this weekend will be enough for Puaikura to claim the Round Cup
been a while since we finished on top and we are hoping to achieve that this
year. We have three more matches and all of them are tough, against Avatiu,
Nikao and Tupapa.”
inclusion of New Zealand-based midfielder Coral Seath, who is also co-coach of
the side, was a major boost, said Dean.
also has services of 15-year-old Victoria Fatiaki who has been instrumental so
far this season.
always had good players but it was just finding the right people in the right
positions and I think we have finally managed to get that right. We have a good
team of experienced and young players.”
battle for second place is a close one with Titikaveka creeping up on the table
looking to take out Tupapa Maraerenga from their current standing. To remain
second on the table, defending champions Tupapa needs to win their remaining
much-anticipated Van’s 2020 Premier Men’s Championship, defending champions
Tupapa Maraerenga has managed to maintain the top spot from the opening round.
leads on 31 points from 10 wins and a draw and loss each, seven points clear of
second place Nikao Sokattak.
Sokattak has overtaken previous runners up on the table Puaikura on 24 points.
Puaikura is third on 22 points.
Tupapa Maraerenga to retain the Round Cup Championship, they need at least a
draw this weekend against Nikao Sokattak. If they lose to Nikao this Saturday,
Tupapa will maintain the lead but they will have to give their all in the
remaining two matches in order to keep the trophy.
Nikao Sokattak and Tupapa Maraerenga are tied at the top of the DJ Gas under-17
men’s points table. With goal difference being the determining factor for the
top spot, Tupapa leads on 28 points.
champions Tupapa Maraerenga cannot afford to lose any points, the side needs to
win their remaining three matches to retain the title.
girls BSP Under 15 Championship, Puaikura leads on 32 points – five points
clear of Matavera.
Puaikura team will need to win their next two matches in order to retain the
Round Cup title.
BSP Under 14 Championship, top placed Tupapa Maraerenga needs only a draw this
weekend to claim the title.
FC has claimed the Under 12 and Under 9 Prime Foods titles while Tupapa
Maraerenga leads the U7 championship.