Puaikura showed their gratitude towards the Cook Islands Football Association and FIFA as they blessed their equipment received through the FIFA Forward Football development program.
The program aims to improve the way we develop and support football across the globe so that football can reach its potential in every single country, and so that everyone that wants to take part can do so without barriers.
Puaikura received transport vehicle’s (a van, and a small single cab truck), a trailer, a ride on lawnmower, a roaster, two barbeques, chairs, tables, playing uniforms, and training equipment. The total value of goods received through the program came to a total of $70,000.
Puaikura Football president Junior Areai expressed the club’s gratitude for the equipment saying “Thank you very much to CIFA and FIFA for the equipment to help support and develop our children and football in our village and our Country.”