Cook Islands return to international football after seven years

After seven long years the Cook Islands senior national team is back on the field for the World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar. It will be the first time that the national team from the small Pacific archipelago will play outside Oceania. In Qatar, Cook Islands will have the return of five playersContinue reading “Cook Islands return to international football after seven years”

Bonsu-Maro strengthens Manukau United for winter season

Maro Bonsu-Maro is another ISPS Handa Premiership player that is going to play New Zealand winter football season this year. The 23-year-old forward is going to represent Manukau United in Lotto NRFL Premier, the top-tier of winter football in Auckland region. His choice to represent Manukau is a bit surprising as he played the lastContinue reading “Bonsu-Maro strengthens Manukau United for winter season”

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”

Islanders observer #02 – Maro Bonsu-Maro

Episode 01: David Browne The second episode of Islanders Observer arrived! Oceania Football Center keep talking about the foreign islanders that are playing in 2019-20 ISPS Handa Permiership, the top national football league in Oceania. After a first episode talking about Papua New Guinean David Browne, this episode will talk about another islander that playsContinue reading “Islanders observer #02 – Maro Bonsu-Maro”

Maro Bonsu-Maro scores his first goal of the season

Cook Islander Maro Bonsu-Maro scored his first goal of the season for Auckland City in the 6-2 win against Waitakere United in the Super City Derby. Bonsu-Maro came from the bench to replace Mario Ilich in the 69th minute to score Navy Blues‘ sixth goal. It was his first goal of the season and hisContinue reading “Maro Bonsu-Maro scores his first goal of the season”