Beach Soccer blows up in Rarotonga

Since its arrival at the CISNOC Beach Games last month, beach soccer continues to garner a devoted fan-base with the Cook Islands Beach Soccer Championship the most recent addition to the footballing calendar. Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) competition manager, Pauline Dean, said the goal was to build on the success of last month’s initiation […]

Cook Islands make beach soccer start

Beach soccer made a welcome debut at the third edition of the Cook Island Beach Games with the Ladies in Black taking out the women’s title in a thrilling victory over the Spice Girls. The beach soccer competition was held over three days, with an impressive 22 teams registering across the men’s and women’s categories. […]

Ha’apai hosts its first Heilala Manongi mini-tournament

The Heilala Manongi women’s football project in Tonga has continued to hit milestones with the Ha’apai island group the latest to benefit. The project launched across Tonga in August, after being held up by the pandemic, and with the first four weeks of training complete a mini-tournament was held to celebrate the achievement. Ha’apai is […]

A month of fun on the sand in Tahiti

An intense month of competition during Tahiti’s Beach Soccer Tour 2020 came to an entertaining conclusion on Friday as Tiki Tama took out the tile following a 5-2 victory over Green Warriors. Tahiti senior international Ninauea Hioe showed her talents extend beyond the futsal court and football field by opening the scoring for Tiki Tama. […]