Bright start for big two

Warriors, Marist win opening matches By CARLOS ARUAFU   Oceania Champions League representatives Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC made positive starts to their Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship campaign on Saturday at Lawson Tama. Both teams registered a win each in their opening matches. Warriors kicked off the day’s action with an impressive 5-0 win over…

GAMES CONTINGENT ANNOUNCED

 NOCSI names C’Wealth Games team of 14 athletes and 11 officials By RONALD TOITO’ONA   THE National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has released the Commonwealth Games 2018 contingent, which will be representing the country in Gold Coast, Australia. A total of 14 athletes have been selected and will compete in six sports at…

Tip Off final showdown

The Tip Off Basketball Challenge men’s finals are set to kick off at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. This year’s men’s grand final will again feature last year’s finalists, Marist and Gunnerz men’s basketball club. These two teams made their way through following two weekends of tough group matches. Gunnerz Basketball team were crowned the champions…

Why no arrests?

Arson victims query police By SOLOMON LOFANAin Auki   Victims of the recent burning of six homes at a settlement close to Fote village in Ward Four of West Kwara’ae Constituency, Malaita Province, have questioned why police have not yet made any arrests after the arson attack. It was reported that at least six homes…

KOSSA reveals team list

THE head coach of KOSSA FC, Eddie Marahe has released the names of 25 players for KOSSA’s line up for the TSL Championship. The list of names was released yesterday and comprises of three goal keepers, nine defenders, four midfielders, and nine forwards. KOSSA’s aim for the TSl Championship is to better their placement after…

TSL championship today

THE 2018 TSL Championship Series is set to kick-off today with two exciting matches involving our two OFC Champions League representatives at Lawsom Tama this afternoon. It was initially scheduled to be held a week before the OFC Champions League last month but the TSL board with the advice of Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF)…

PG Taskforce still have time

  A source within the Ministry of Home Affairs said the Pacific Games Taskforce have until October this year to carry out its mandated role. This is after a member of the PG Taskforce made a statement in the Island Sun the government should give them time until June for the commencement and implementation of…

Blue boys resumes on Monday

THE Blue boys football club management and coaches are calling on both new and old players for pre-season training next week. Coach Lesley Leo is expecting all available players to turn up for their first training session on Monday. Known in the 90s as Laugu, the Blue boys are determined to do well in the…

Jaro, making it big

Set to tour New Zealand next By RONALD TOITO’ONA SOLOMON Islands renowned hit making songster ‘Jaro Local’ is set to head to the New Zealand on a scheduled tour this month. The man behind the famous ‘Half Malaita’ song will be performing for his NZ fans for the first time, at Club Royalz in Manukau,…