SIFF to hand over Covid-19 support

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) will hand over its COVID-19 support to Telekom S-League (TSL) clubs next week. SIFF President William Lai confirmed the Covid-19 support will be handed over to all TSL 11 franchise club representatives.  The OFC Solidarity Fund has been developed in order to support staff, volunteers, players, coaches, referees, and…

Hornets squad set

GUADALCANAL Football Association has revealed the names of the Guadalcanal Hornets squad for the Solomon Cup tournament. The team comprises three goalkeepers, seven defenders, seven midfielders, four flankers, and four strikers. These players were selected from the Guadalcanal Cup tournament which ended two weeks ago. The team will be led by head coach, Eddie Marahare…

Champs get heroic welcome

The MARA government this week welcomes back the 2020 National Invitational Beach Soccer Champions Malaita Kwikwi beach soccer team with a brief ceremony at the Malaita Provincial Assembly.  Speaking during the brief welcome back ceremony, the Malaita Deputy Premier Randol Sifoni congratulated and thanked the local champions for living up to the expectation of the…

Lauru, Frigates first to arrive

TWO provincial teams, Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two provincial teams to arrive in Honiara ahead of the Solomon Cup tournament. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) media person, Simon Abana yesterday. “Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two teams to have arrived. “The other provincial teams will…

HRUA thanks teams

HONIARA Rugby Union Association (HRUA) acknowledges the sportsmanship behavior from both teams and rugby fans of the recently held grand finals of the HRUA 2020 league. HRUA president, Brian Taupiri also thanked all participating teams and officials for making this year’s league a success despite a few issues faced during the course of the tournament.…

Opening clash for Warriors

DEFENDING Champions of the Telekom S-league (TSL), Solomon Warriors FC will play their TSL second round first match against Marist FC today. The match is scheduled for 4 pm at the Lawson Tama. Both teams have met in the first round of the competition which the Warriors won 1-0. Warriors will have to step up…

NWGDA football team gets support

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) on Friday’s hands over training materials to the NWGDA football training squad.  The handing over ceremony took place at the NWGDA meeting area at Pisei, North West Guadalcanal where the squad received 25 sets of football bibs, three soccer balls, and one carrying bag.  NWGDA Chairman, Simon Chottu said he…

Tribute to young footballer

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has paid tribute to a young footballer from Isabel Province who was killed by a crocodile on Monday.  SIFF delivered a message of condolences to the families of Isabel Frigates U-14 player Kisina Kuliusu Damutalau who was killed by a crocodile at Koltakesa, Havulei district in Isabel. The 13-year-old…

Footballers COVID positive

FOUR young footballers from the Royals Football Academy have been tested positive for Covid-19. The confirmation was made by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his national address to the nation, Tuesday. Prime Minister Sogavare confirmed all four cases are from the 16 soccer players that have been stranded in the United Kingdom since early this…