NOCSI impressed with response from federations

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) is impressed with the response of National Sports Federations (NFs) following a call to resume early training. Early this month, NOCSI president Martin Rara made a call to all NFs to resume trainings in preparations for upcoming sports competitions both regional and international. “Following the call, many…

Taekwondo returns to the ring

Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union SITU is calling on the national taekwondo team to resume its training this week in preparation for the upcoming international tournaments this year. SITU Secretary General John Alick made the call yesterday for athletes who represented the country in the recent Pacific Games to attend training starting this morning. Alick said…

Amicale defends decision, Toata apologised

The manager of Vanuatu’s Amicale Football Club, Andrew Leong has hit back at head coach of the Solomon Islands men’s national football squad, Moses Toata saying he has never stopped any player from their national duties. Toata on Monday expressed disappointment against Vanuatu’ Amicale FC manager, Andrew Leong’s for “luring three of the country’s national…

Boxing to resume bouts

Boxing fans and supporters will witness the first boxing actions for this year when the Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) resumed bouts on Saturday, January 30. This was confirmed by the Honiara Amateur Boxing Association. The HABA calls on all participating clubs to report to the HABA Office to confirm that their boxers are ready…

Coach unhappy

Fate of Naka, Kini, Nawo for Aussie tour on the line The head coach of the national men’s football team, Moses Toata has expressed disappointment against Vanuatu’ Amicale FC manager, Andrew Leong for luring three of the country’s national players ahead of their Australian tour. Toata told Star Sports yesterday that Amicale has requested for…

World cup journey starts

Kurukuru depart for Aussie, Fiji The Solomon Islands national men’s futsal team, Kurukuru has started their journey to the Oceania Futsal Championship with the aim of defending the title. The 16 men team comprising of 14 players and two team officials departed for Australia, Monday where they will spend a few weeks before heading to…

Kurukuru squad named

The Solomon Islands national futsal squad, Kurukuru has been named for the upcoming 2016 OFC Futsal Championship in Fiji. The final 14-man squad includes a number of experienced futsal players, the likes of Elliot Ragomo, Samuel Osifelo and Micah Lea’alafa having all represented the Kurukuru at the last FIFA Futsal World Cup in 2012. Assistant…