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…

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…

Your victory is our pride: SIFF

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has praised the young U14 and U12 futsal teams for their ‘impressive’ achievement at the State Futsal Championship in Australia. The U12 boys won the competitions U12 category while the U14 team finished on third place yet another big achievement described by the SIFF secretary general, Neil Poloso during…