NHA, HCC sign deal to upgrade fields

The National Hosting Authority (NHA) and The Honiara City Council (HCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for NHA to plan and facilitate the upgrading of the City Council’s public fields for athletes’ preparations. The MOU was signed by NHA’s Executive Director; Christian Nieng and Director HCC’s Woman, Youth and Sports division; Fox Qwaina…

Wetney, Egeta out

TWO national futsal players Jack Wetney and James Egeta will not be part of the final Kurukuru squad for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) made the confirmation on Monday. The duo was named for the national futsal team. However, due to the failure to acquire travel…

Futsal is alive in Malaita 

Futsal is alive in Malaita Province despite the fact that the country is not organising a regular Futsal competition leagues for both men and women this year.  In the first quarter of this year, Malaita Football Association (MFA) with the help of Futsal lovers in Auki teamed up and organized a Men’s Futsal League commonly…

Olympic duo departs

TWO of the three athletes who will be representing the country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan jetted out of the country on Monday. The two athletes are; Sharon Firisua who will compete in the track and field athletics events and Mary Kini Lifu for Weightlifting. The athletes are being accompanied by team…

Weightlifting, Rugby 7s competition ends

WEIGHTLIFTING and Rugby 7s have completed their respective competitions for the National Secondary School Games (NSSG) on Friday. For weightlifting, 24 student athletes were awarded medals for the eight weight categories they competed in. The medal presentation was supported with the presence of the Attorney General , John Muria Jr, SSPM Albert Kabui, NOCSI president…

PM OPENS NSSG

THE National Secondary School Games (NSSG) was officially opened by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare at Lawson Tama, Monday. The opening ceremony was marked with all school teams parading from the Honiara City Council (HCC) to Lawson Tama. Hundreds of the thousands of student athletes from the 39 participating secondary schools attended the ceremony. In…

School Games begin Tuesday

  THE National Secondary School Games will kick off their respective sports tournaments starting today. Six sports will start their tournaments namely Netball, Athletics, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball. Netball and Basketball will be played at the SMI Courts starting at 9am. Volleyball will be played at the Justice Precinct close to the High Court…

Waneagu back at the top

WANEAGU FC secured the top spot of the Telekom S-league after edging defending champions Henderson Eels FC 2-1 at Lawson Tama, Sunday. It was an exciting match which saw the Lawson Tama stadium packed with spectators. Waneagu’s win means they led with 10 points and a goal difference of six while Central Coast is back…