B’ball announces squad

The Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) has announced the men’s and women’s national training squad last week. Following that announcement the federation has called on the selected players for a meeting next Monday 24th February. SIBF has confirmed putting a national youth team (under 19 boys and girls) and the national squad (men’s and women’s)…

Drop in ranks

The Solomon Islands has experienced a drop in the recent FIFA ranking. The recently released rankings show Solomon Islands dropped by two spots from 172 to 174 in the world ranking. Solomon Islands are the only side which saw any downward movement in the Oceania ranking but remain fourth ahead of Vanuatu. This is the…

Our students

Dear Editor – I would like thank the government, if its true that scholarship award has been increased from 99 to 400. We should not deny the rights to education for our young children. They deserved to be awarded scholarship. However, its important to be strict in selecting those students who deserved to be awarded…

Softball gears up

EIGHT associations have confirmed their participation at this year’s national softball championships in Kokopo in April. Papua New Guinea Softball Federation senior vice president Ralph Tarasomo confirmed yesterday that the host organising committee was all set to stage the tournament following a successful national club championships last September. The affiliates who paid their nomination fees…