Football derbies

Saturday August 15, 2020 Written by Published in Soccer

The round one premier men’s football competition will see exciting matches at two different venues in Rarotonga today.

At Nikao Field, the host side Nikao Sokattak will take on Avatiu while Titikaveka will play Puiakura at Teimurimotia Park.

The Sokattak, who are one of the top teams in the competition, will be favourites against Avatiu.

In Titikaveka, it will be the visiting Puaikura side who are the favourites.

The opening premier men’s clash of the 2020 season was played between Tupapa and Matavera last night.

The under-14 boys match between Nikao-Avatiu and Titikaveka-Puiakura will kick off today’s competition at 11.15am followed by the U15 girls at 12.15pm and U17 men at 1.15pm.

The premier men’s match will start at 4.15pm.



Nikao Field: Nikao Sokattak FC-Avatiu FC – 11.15am Under 14 Boys (Ref: Poko Manuela, Assist: Jaceliene Nand, Hei-Ura Peyroux), 12.15pm Under 15 Girls (Ref: Ua Savage, Assist:  Here Mapu, Selina Maora), 1.15pm  Under 17 Men (Ref: Paul Lynch, Assist: John Pareanga, Robert Savage), 2.40pm Senior Women (Ref: Lai Gukisuva, Assist: Selina Maora, Hei-Ura Peyroux), 4.15pm Premier Men (Ref: John Pareanga, Assist: Poko Manuela, Robert Savage).

Teimurimotia Park, Titikaveka: Titikaveka FC-Puaikura FC – 11.15am Under 14 Boys (Ref: Edmund Okirua, Assist: Honour Ioteva, Tailei Noovao), 12.15pm Under 15 Girls (Ref: Merian Noovao, Assist: Noovao Noovao, Teresa Kaukura)

1.15pm Under 17 Men (Ref: Maara Kaukura, Assist: Vaikai Messine, Ava Wyllie), 2.40pm Senior Women (Ref: Mata Iroa, Assist: Jake Browne, Alice Mitchell), 4.15pm Premier Men (Ref: Maara Kaukura, Assist: Hainnah Tatuava, Penina Katuke)

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