Cook Islands: five years without competitive football

The lack of competition has been a problem for most Oceania national football teams for several years; the Cook Islands are at the top of the list when it comes to the inactivity of their men’s senior national team – without proper exposure, football can not develop anywhere. The last time Cook Islands national teamContinue reading “Cook Islands: five years without competitive football”

Maro Bonsu-Maro: Cook Islands national team is still a possibility

Cook Islands football continues to strive for development in football; counting on various players currently based in New Zealand – such as Harlem Simiona and Ishaq Nazeem who repersent the men’s national team – the 17,000 people self-governing island country hopes for better results in the sport. The Cook Islands are well known because ofContinue reading “Maro Bonsu-Maro: Cook Islands national team is still a possibility”

Tupapa proceeds to group stage as they hold Veitongo to a draw

The last match of the OFC Champions League preliminary stage sealed the last spot in the group stage of the 2020 edition of the regional tourament. Once again a Samoan and a Cook Islander side proceeded to the group stage, as it was in all other opportunities of the competition. Veitongo from Tonga and theContinue reading “Tupapa proceeds to group stage as they hold Veitongo to a draw”

Guide: OFC Champions League 2020 – Preliminary Stage

The 2020 edition of the OFC Champions League is about to start; to let you know everything you need about each team taking part in the competition we are pleased to announce the Guide of 2020 OFC Champions League. The guide consists to inform all info you must know about the clubs in the presentContinue reading “Guide: OFC Champions League 2020 – Preliminary Stage”

Tupapa Maraerenga rule football season in Cook Islands

After winning the 2019 Men’s Vans Premiership and the 2019 Senior Women’s Championship, Tupapa Maraerenga won more trophies in the end of Cook Islands football season: The CIFA Cups The CIFA Cups are played in the end of the season and they are contested by the teams that played the league season. Tupapa won bothContinue reading “Tupapa Maraerenga rule football season in Cook Islands”

Tupapa Maraerenga wins Vans Premiership

Tupapa Maraerenga is the champion of 2019 Vans Premiership – the senior men’s football league in Rarotonga Island. After a tough title race against Nikao Sokattak, Tupapa won the league for the third straight year. It means that they are going to play 2020 OFC Champions League Preliminary Round alongside Veitongo (Tonga), Lupe o leContinue reading “Tupapa Maraerenga wins Vans Premiership”