Nikao Sokattak’s Julius David, right, against Matavera FC earlier in the season. David will be key for Nikao against Tupapa today. 21091783
Defending champions Tupapa Maraerenga will take on arch-rivals Nikao Sokattak in round five of the Tower Insurance men’s competition today at Nikao Field.
teams are unbeaten in the Rarotonga Football Club competition. The crucial
match will determine who will take the lead in the Tower Insurance premiership.
It will also give them both a perfect chance to stretch their lead and maintain
a clear shot at the champions title.
youth players have made a massive impact, with strikers Julius David and Toru
Mateariki packing in speed and skills to maintain their goal-scoring feats. The
duo will be a threat to Tupapa defenders.
the visitors, veterans Paavo Mustonen and Grover Harmon being their more
experienced players have helped Tupapa make an impressive start to their title
the Islander senior women’s division, both Nikao and Tupapa have had a
rollercoaster first round but no one will make it easy for either sides to
playing at Takitumu School grounds today will be Matavera FC and Puaikura, with
the junior grades as the curtain raisers matches for the senior men’s and women’s
Field: 11.15am Under 15 Boys Nikao Sokattak FC vs Tupapa Maraerenga FC (Ref:
Tahiri Elikana, Assist: Gideon Pouao, Eitiare Tangirere), 12.15pm Under 15
Girls Nikao Sokattak FC vs Tupapa Maraerenga FC (Ref: Poko Manuela, Assist: Ua
Savage, Dallas Rongokea), 1.15pm Under 18 Men. Nikao Sokattak FC vs Tupapa
Maraerenga FC (Ref: Maara Kaukura, Assist: Ava Wyllie, Kataraina Piri), 2.40pm Senior
Women. Nikao Sokattak FC vs Tupapa Maraerenga FC (Ref: Lai Gukisuva, Assist:
Selina Maora, Gideon Pouao), 4.15pm Premier Men Nikao Sokattak FC vs Tupapa
Maraerenga FC (Ref: Maara Kaukura, Assist: Kataraina Piri, Ava Wyllie).
School, Matavera: 12.40pm Under 15 Girls. Matavera FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref: Lai
Gukisuva, Assist: Noovao Noovao, Anzac Tapaitau), 1.40pm Under 15 Boys Matavera
FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref: Merian Noovao, Assist: Tailei Blake, Teupoko Tuariki), 2.40pm
Senior Women. Matavera FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref: Tehainnah Tatuava, Assist:
Merian Noovao, Theressa Kaukura), 4.15pm Premier
Men. Matavera FC vs Puaikura FC (Ref: John Pareanga, Assist: Tehainnah Tatuava,