Manurewa AFC

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Manurewa AFC
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Full name Manurewa Association Football Club
Nickname(s) 'The Might Rewa' Blue & Golds
Founded 1929, re-formed 1959
Ground Memorial Park, Manurewa, Auckland
Chairman New Zealand Kerry Bevan
Manager England Bhupinder Singh
Coach New Zealand Nathan Christie
League Lotto Sport NRFL Premier
2017 Lotto Sport NRFL Division 1
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Manurewa AFC is an amateur football (soccer) club in Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand. They will compete in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier for the 2017 season after being promoted from the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1 in the 2016 season,Under newly appointed head coach Nathan Christie.


Manurewa AFC was formed by the merger of Tramways (1929 Chatham Cup winner) and another club named Manurewa. The merged entity initially used the portmanteau name of Tramurewa, during which time the club won the 1931 Chatham Cup. Tramuwera reverted to the name of Manurewa in 1959, the name currently used by the club.

Manurewa competed in the New Zealand National Soccer League from 1979 to 1992, finishing as champions in 1983.

In 2008 Manurewa won the NRFL Division 1 with Brad Armstrong finishing top scorer in the league with 22 goals. Coach, Mark Armstrong, claimed the coach of the year award for the league.[1]

Notable former players[edit]

The following players represented New Zealand while playing for Manurewa:

The following players represented New Zealand futsal while playing for Manurewa:

  • Marvin Eakins
  • Clay Chapel
Preceded by
Chatham Cup Winner
Succeeded by
Wellington Marist
Preceded by
Nelson United
Chatham Cup Winner
Succeeded by
North Shore United
Preceded by
University-Mount Wellington
Chatham Cup Winner
Succeeded by
Napier City Rovers

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Lotto NRFL 2008 award winners | Auckland Football Federation". Retrieved 2017-10-28.