Your victory is our pride: SIFF

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has praised the young U14 and U12 futsal teams for their ‘impressive’ achievement at the State Futsal Championship in Australia. The U12 boys won the competitions U12 category while the U14 team finished on third place yet another big achievement described by the SIFF secretary general, Neil Poloso during…

Kurukuru goes into camp

The national men’s futsal team has started their one week camp at home before their departure for Australia next week to wrap up their preparation for the FIFA Oceania World Cup qualifier. Kurukuru has been under intensive training, putting in all efforts to be in top form for the World Cup Qualifiers. Just before the…

Football squad commences training

The Solomon Islands national men’s football training squad has resumed training for this year. Head coach, Moses Toata confirmed that training resumed Tuesday and will continue for the coming months. Trainings are conducted at the SIFF Academy field under the watchful eyes of two former national players, Head Coach Moses Toata and assistant coach Gideon…

16 nations tie down spots in World Cup

THE NATIONAL – Sixteen countries have qualified to take part in the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea from November 13 to December 3, a senior official of the Local Organising Committee said. Chairman Seamus Marten said Canada, Mexico, USA, Brazil and Venezuela rounded off their qualification late last year, joining France,…

PM rewards players

The Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has told the 20 victorious Under-12 and Under-14 Futsal players the Government will pay each of them $1,500.00 for their outstanding performances during the National Futsal Championships in Australia. The Under-12 and Under-14 Futsal teams came first and third respectively during their competition in Australia. The Prime Minister announced the…

20 New Constituencies proposed

TWENTY additional constituencies have been earmarked and are in the pipe-line but the absence of an officially appointed Boundary Committee to work on the plan has delayed progress on the project. Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Home Affairs Mr George Selwyn Palua said  Government has already  accessed the proposal for 20 additional constituencies…

The Commonwealth to observe Vanuatu elections

A former Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham, will lead a Commonwealth Observer Group to Vanuatu for its General Election on 22 January. The snap election is being held nine months ahead of schedule, following a period of political instability in which 14 Members of Parliament were convicted of bribery.  The convictions led to…

Visiting catholic sisters ready to serve

TWO Catholic sisters are here to serve in the Catholic schools in Honiara. They are Sr Alakoka Veatufunga from Tonga and Sr Maria Fe Rollo from the Philippines. Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer, John Toki said Sr Veatufunga will serve at the Visale catholic station and Maria at San Isidro Care Centre. “Bishop Adrian Smith…

‘Be Happy’ makes the sick happy

THE ‘Be Happy Ministry’ ensures the sick are happy and organized a visit to the National Referral Hospital (NRH) on New Year’s Day with gifts. The Ministry’s sole organiser Mambo Fangaria he donated clothes and feed the sick with fruits. “It is part of my ministry to ensure the sick can also put smiles on…