‘Plant and Play’ program for youths

MEMBER of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) for Ward 29 in Malaita plans to introduce an initiative known as ‘Plant and Play’ program this year. Felix Bosokuru stated this in a statement on Wednesday. The statement explained the ‘Plant and Play’ program is a new strategy that will be promoted by Ward 29 development committee for…

Call for lifters

WEIGHTLIFTING athletes are asked to resume training as soon as possible. The call was made by coach and athlete, Jenly Wini yesterday. Ms. Wini who is currently the country’s top weightlifter said it is important that athletes resume training as important competitions are coming up. One of the ongoing competitions is the online weightlifting competition…

TSL deferred

THE country’s top tier football league, the Telekom S-league has been deferred to kick-off matches in two weeks’ time. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) on Thursday. The tournament was initially proposed to resume matches this weekend. The decision to delay the resumption of the league came following a recommendation from…

Scout for top swimmers

THE Solomon Islands Swimming Federation (SISF) will return to the Telina, Marovo Lagoon in the Western Province to scout for top swimmers with impressive swim timings. This was revealed by swimming coach Stance Belo. Last year SISF organized its first-ever swimming competition in Marovo Lagoon. A total of 18 participants took part in the two…

TSL set to resume

Matches to kick off this weekend THE country’s premier football club competition, Telekom S-League 2020/2021 season will resume this weekend at the country’s national stadium Lawson Tama. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). A statement from SIFF confirmed that matches will resume despite the ongoing lease stand-off between the Solomon Islands…

SIFF welcomes FIFA’s decision

OCEANIA has one direct entry and a playoff spot for the upcoming 2023 Women’s World Cup.  This was confirmed through a statement released on Christmas eve by the international governing body of football, FIFA. The statement confirms that the countries in Oceania will get one direct spot and one playoff spot for the expanded women’s…

PLAYER UNHAPPY

A MEMBER and player of the victorious Western Tomoko has expressed disappointment over with prize money being offered to the players after winning the prestigious Solomon Cup recently. The player who declined to be named claimed he only received $1500 from Western Provincial Football Association (WPFA) as a token of appreciation for playing in the…

Royals players snatch individual awards

The winners of the inaugural Solrais Women’s Premier League and championship, the RSIPF Royals were also awarded two individual awards at the awards night held recently in Honiara. Police Constable (PC) Francina Mautai and Royals midfielder won the coveted player of the season award, a statement from Police Media Unit said.  Royals goalkeeper Margaret Kofela…

East Malaita football event underway

The East Malaita Constituency Christmas Senior Division Football Tournament for ward 16 kicked off early this week at Faumamanu School playing ground. The 11 aside soccer tournament is being sponsored by East Malaita constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Manasseh Maelanga. A total of 22 teams are participating in the competition. The East Malaita Constituency Senior…

Lai: a milestone achievement

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai says the recent groundbreaking for the new Futsal and indoor sports complex is a milestone achievement.  Lai told the media that the time has come for futsal to have a home following many promises done over the past years. “This is great news because in…