Women’s soccer team kicks off training for Pacific Games - Solomon Star News

Women’s soccer team kicks off training for Pacific Games

21 August 2014

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Already the group are in continuous training sessions and are planning smaller activities to raise money for travelling although SIFF is responsible for sponsorship.

The team consist of more than 50 female players selected from different clubs.

Diane Justus women development officer for SIFF most of the women are under the age of 20.

Ms Justus said two days of a week is normally for technical training while another two for fitness.

“Our challenge now is on resources such as training grounds. We are sharing pitches at the moment.”

She urged the government to invest more in sports particularly soccer.

 Ms Justus also urged the support of the public in various forms.

By Joanna Frances