Tupapa's Grover Harmon attempts to make his way through Titikaveka, while player Akiona Tairi stalks him. 22121107
It was a busy weekend of football at the Cook Islands Football Association grounds on Saturday.
In the senior women’s division Round Cup Champions
Puaikura lost 1-0 to Titikaveka’s ladies, who played with a lot of
The Blues speedster Kimberly Tangirere scored
Titikaveka their winning goal during the first 40 minutes.
For the Premier Men’s, Titikaveka were quite the
hassle for Tupapa’s men, with a goalie like Ioane Moorea, who had the crowd
screaming when denying Tupapa their early attempts at goal, before Tupapa’s
young striker Marcus Gibbens, who seems to always get the opening goal in these
important matches, scored the first goal in the match.
Sunai Joseph put a cork in the match when a messy
clearing by Titikaveka’s defensive wall sent a ball right to him to
For Tupapa, defender John Noovao played well, and
made sure to give back any balls picked up to his forwards. Tupapa’s Paavo
Mustenon took his time, but got their final goal.
Titikaveka ended their match with a goal from
substitute Nadave Tereapii, who blasted in a ball a few minutes after getting
on field, leaving the score at 3-1.
On Friday, Nikao Sokattak had a hard time dealing
with Avatiu for their semi-finals, but got a goal in from a free kick outside
the box gave them their 1-0 win.