With pride on the line, hosts Cook Islands and American Samoa will both be desperate to end their OFC U19 Championship Qualifier campaign on a winning note today at the CIFA Complex.
Cook Islands lost all hope of making it through the 2018 OFC U19 Championship Qualifier after their second loss on Tuesday at the CIFA Complex in Matavera.
The Cook Islands under-19 men’s team has vowed to bounce back after losing in their opener against Tonga but the side faces a tough task against Samoa today at 4.30pm at the CIFA Complex.
Cook Islands faced a disappointing 3-0 defeat to a resurgent Tongan side, while Samoa flexed their muscle against their neighbours American Samoa, on the opening day of the OFC U19 Championship Qualifier on Saturday.
The Cook Islands Under-19 national men’s team is optimistic heading into their opening OFC Under-19 Championship qualifiers match this weekend.
Football equipment and transportation worth $247,000 were blessed and officially handed over to the Mangaia Football Association on Tuesday.
The continuous rain that has hit Rarotonga is not doing any favours for the organisers of a regional football competition to be held on the island later this month.
In a little under two weeks, the under-19 teams of Tonga, Samoa, American Samoa and host team Cook Islands will compete at the Oceania Football Confederation U19 Championship Qualifiers at the CIFA Complex in Matavera.