Cook Islands: football season to begin in August

While Oceania is becoming completely free from COVID-19 pandemics, many football leagues being scheduled to resume in the upcoming months like Vodafone Premier League from Fiji and the National Soccer League in Papua New Guinea.

However it is not every place in the world that had it local football leagues postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. In Cook Islands, for example, the 2020 season is scheduled to begin in August, just like every single year.

The schedules were not released yet but six teams must fight for the title in 2020 Round Cup – the senior football league in the nation. Current league champions Tupapa Maraerenga want to win it for the fourth straight season while Nikao Sokattak and Puaikura must be Tupapa’s challengers. Avatiu, Matavera and Titikaveka complete the list of teams that must take part of the next season.

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Tupapa won men’s and women’s league last year. Source: Tupapa Maraerenga media

The situation in the Senior Women’s Championship is not so different. Tupapa Maraerenga will come strong as ever while Titikaveka must be the biggest challenge to Tupapa.

Oceania Football Center is keeping up with the football situation in Cook Islands to bring the best and most accurate information to our followers.


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