Powerlifting has a new executive

THE newly introduced sport in the country Powerlifting has finally elected its office bearers to look after the affairs of the sport in the country. The election of the office bearers for the Honiara Powerlifting Association took place at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. The newly elected secretary of the association Peter Michael confirmed this…

He’ll be back

Schmelling to rejoin Kurukuru The master minder of the Kurukuru’s fifth victory at the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship in Fiji, Juliano Schmeling will arrive back in Honiara this Tuesday to continue with his duties with Kurukuru. He confirmed this to Sunday Sports from New Zealand on Saturday. The Kurukuru Brazilian tactician said he will arrive…

Squad eye more friendlies

The national men’s football team are expecting a few more international friendly matches as part of their preparation for the upcoming Nation’s Cup in Papua New Guinea in May this year. Head coach Moses Toata confirmed this. “We are looking at bringing two teams or a team for two games next month and we will…

Kurukuru reign!

Kurukuru claimed their fifth Oceania title after beating Fiji 5-0 in their final match of the 2016 Futsal Championship last Saturday in Fiji. Four goals in the first half and a lone goal in the second stanza was enough for the local lads to book their ticket for the FIFA Futsal World Cup set to be staged…

Colombia here we come

Fifth Oceania title for Kurukuru Kurukuru have confirmed their placement to represent the Oceania region in the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia, South America. This followed their 5-0 win against hosts Fiji at the Vodafone Arena in Suva, Fiji, last Saturday. A four goal lead in the first half was enough for the…

Karate members asked to resume training

Members of the Solomon Islands (Jindokai) Karate Federation (SIKF) are being urged to resume their training sessions as soon as possible. President of the SIKF Junior Siosi Tafoa made the call in light of an upcoming international event they will be attending this year. “All SIKF national team members are asked to resume training as…

Hockey registration opens

Registration for the upcoming hockey club league is now open. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne confirmed this to Sunday Sports in an interview. “The hockey club league registration is now open for interested clubs,’’ Senevirante said. “The registration period starts now and closes on 31st March 2016,’’ he added. “Interested…

Kurukuru rules

6-1 thrashing of Vanuatu to make it four wins in a row KURUKURU have again proved their supremacy in the 2016 OFC championship in Fiji thrashing Vanuatu 6-1 in a stunning showdown, Friday at the Vodafone Arena. Three goals in both stanzas were enough for the local lads to keep their position on the top spot.…

Lai praised stars

THE President of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has commended the national futsal team for the successful victory over their hot rival, Fustal Whites on Wednesday in their third match of the 2016 Oceania Futsal World Cup Qualifiers in Fiji. In his congratulatory messages Lai thanked the Kurukuru’s including their coaching staff who are…