OFC launch new FIFA approved footballs

The Oceania Football Confederation has launched three new footballs with FIFA quality accreditation as part of its commercialisation programme. In Pakistan to visit the factory which produces the footballs, OFC President David Chung says the new designs called the Elite Ball (FIFA approved), the Premier Ball (FIFA Inspected), and the OFC Futsal Ball (FIFA approved)…

HRUA clubs urged to attend meeting

THE Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) is urging all club representatives to attend a rescheduled meeting at 4:30pm today at the Kokonut Café. HRUA secretary Morris Temangutau’a said an earlier meeting scheduled for last week was not attended therefore the date has been rescheduled to today. “Please make all effort to attend. If you will…

Deadline set for NOCSI affiliation

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has revealed that all affiliations will be closed on March 30. In a statement on Tuesday, NOCSI urged all federations to submit their affiliation fees along with their 2013 Activity Reports and the 2014 Activity Schedule. NOCSI also urged Sports federations that are yet to pay up…

Two off to play in AFL season

Solomon Islands will have two of its AFL players vie in the 2014 AFL in Australia. Francis Ramo and Peter Nuku are the two lucky players who were given the opportunity to travel to Australia and play AFL for the 2014 season. The two boys were selected based on their commitment and work ethic towards…

TOTORI RETURNS TO WAITAKERE

SOCCER star Benjamin Totori has been reported to have returned to join New Zealand’s Waitakere FC for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship. Totori’s local club Western United FC management on Tuesday confirmed signing Totori’s release for Waitakere this week. Totori is not new to the Waitakere outfit thus will not find it difficult to fit…

HFA Pre-season date set

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) has confirmed the date for the HFA 2014 Pre-season to be on April 5 at the King George School grounds. Following their meeting early this week, HFA scheduled April 5 as the date. The HFA Executive therefore calls on interested clubs to submit their applications between now and Wednesday April…

Media gather in Sydney to talk business

Media industry professionals, publishers, proprietors, editors, and journalists from across the Pacific are gathering in Sydney for the inaugural Asian Development Bank (ADB) Pacific Business Media Summit. Senior media from eight Pacific countries are attending, including representatives from Fiji TV, Fiji Times, Matangi Tonga, Solomon Star, Talamu Media Samoa, Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Broadcasting…