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Football brings northern group islands together

The island of Rakahanga hosted 50 guest from sister island Manihiki for a fun football tournament.
It was a fun and festival football for all involved.
“It was a great tournament with our sister Island of Manihiki playing the beautiful game of football” said Rakahanga Football President Apolonari Piho.
The exciting Queens Birthday tournament started with the women’s division that had Rakahanga taking the lead and wining against Manihiki.
The match up by the men’s division host Rakahanga also proved to be more skilled on the football pitch to overcome thier Manihiki cousins to win the division.
Speed and great control with cheers from the Rakahanga and Manihiki supporters encourage both teams.
“The participation and community support was much appreciated and I would like thank everyone from Rakahanga and Manihiki who supported this event” continues Piho.
Rakahanga looks forward to it’s next tournament with Manihiki.