Solomons seek first win

OFC: The Solomon Islands are hoping the pain of defeat will motivate them as they head into their second leg clash with Tahiti in Group B of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) third-stage of the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup RussiaTM Qualifiers. With Tahiti securing all three points in the first meeting between the two…

Temotu prepares for netball tourney

TEMOTU Province is set to host the most prestigious Our Telekom National U20 netball championship at the end of this month at their capital Lata. Temotu Sports Development Officer (SDO) Willie Moli confirmed this to Star Sports from Lata on Friday. “This will be our first time to host such national event and we are…

Temotu ready to fight for prize

TEMOTU Province is not only preparing to host the Our Telekom National U20 Netball Championship set to be staged in their shores but are also preparing to give their opponents a touch fight for the top award of the competition. “Apart from our preparation to host the championship, our U20 netball squad are also full…

Fans urged to support squad

A CRAZY football fan is calling on all soccer supporters in the country who are planning to watch the return match of our national senior men’s team against Tahiti tomorrow to rally their  support behind our  boys. Raymond Ali made the call since past experiences has proved that our diehard fans and supporters usually withdraw…

Futsal squad set for championships

THE national U12 and U14 futsal squads are in “full swing mode” in their trainings in preparations for the 2017 FFA National Futsal Championships to be held in Sydney, Australia, in early January. Michael Bate’e told Star Sports last night that the boys are currently training under the watchful eyes of our national heroes the…

Tahiti edges Solo

Solomon Islands was defeated 1-0 by host, Tahiti yesterday in the first leg playoff in the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. It was an equally fought out match between the Tahiti and Solomon Islands which saw them end the first half scoreless despite a handful of scoring opportunities. A free kick early in…

Volleyball team returns with pride

It was an emotional moment following the arrival of the Women and men’s volleyball national volleyball teams who returned Tuesday with a bronze medal after defeating Cook Islands in the Oceania women volleyball zonal championship. A small crowd of family members were at the Honiara international terminal to  welcome and greeted our women’s team who…

MPs back in action today

Members of Parliament (MP) will again hit the football pitch today to take on the Oldies at the SIFF Academy field. This will be the third time MPs will take on the veteran side. The recent meet between the two teams saw the MPs finish off with an impressive 5-2 win. At that time they…

New executive for SITTF

The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federations (SITTF) has a new executive as of Wednesday. The new executive was elected during the SITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday at the NOCSI Conference room, chaired by the president of Hockey and Archery, Nihal Seneviratne. The SITTF president Aldrin Bekala stands undefeated with the secretary general Elwin…

Final Squad revealed Interesting omissions

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has revealed the names of 18 football players who will form the national men’s senior football team to represent the country in the first match of the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. The 18 men team comprises of seven defenders, two goal-keepers, three mid fielders, three flankers…