Kuvojo hold Arrows

LAURU Kuvojo secured a point against high flying Temotu Arrows in the Solomon Cup Group A encounter, Tuesday at Lawson Tama. Kuvojo coach Eddie Rukumana said he was pleased with the result. “I think it’s a fair result, we were aiming for a win but unfortunately we came out with a draw. “I accept the…

“They will join us after S-cup’

NATIONAL team coach Felipe Vega-Arango told Star Sports players called up to join the national side will start training after the Solomon Cup. The Spaniard hand pick Malaita Eagles duo Clifton Aumae, Andrew Raragia, Central Shield forward Kennedy Watemae and Martin Rence of Western Turtles. Speaking to Star Sports on Tuesday, Vega-Arango said player’s commitment…

Security beefed up

THE Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Solomon Cup Eddie Omokirio says security will be intense during the Solomon Cup tournament to ensure everything is running smoothly. “For security purposes, our police will be involved to help out in security to give comfort and assurance in public,’’ Omokirio told local media on…

Muri happy to provide assistance

Real Kakamora striker Nicholas Muri believes there is something more ‘satisfying’ than scoring a goal on a football pitch-providing one. The former Hekari United and Koloale FC striker revealed he had always felt more satisfaction having assisted a strike for one of his team-mates than he has when finding the back of the net himself.…

Games Council sues Tongan government

NUKU____ALOFA,  (RNZI) – The Pacific Games Council has begun legal proceedings against the Tonga government, following its decision to pull the plug on hosting the 2019 Games. The Council confirmed yesterday it would formally terminate the host agreement with Tonga for the 2019 Pacific Games, after the deadline passed for the government to recommit its…

SISA games underway

The Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA)independence games kicked off yesterday at Laucala campus, Suva. The games saw cultural groupings within the SISA body competing against each other. This was part of their long week of celebration of the Solomon Islands 39th Independence Anniversary which would be celebrated up till Friday where their biggest program in…

Lawyer’s absence delays trial

The absence of the lawyer of a suspended police officer accused of accepting bribe from a bus driver to escape breaking a traffic rule has delayed a trial that was supposed to commence yesterday. The trial was scheduled to start on Monday in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. It was however further adjourned to yesterday because…

Fraud case resumes

THE trial has started on Tuesday on the case of the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) officer accused of defrauding the government of much needed tax revenue. Ellison Raoga, who was arrested and charged by members of the Taskforce Janus, is facing one count of official corruption and six counts of fraudulent falsification of accounts. This…