Sports seminar kicks off in Auki

A TWO days Sports Facility Survey Working Seminar (SFSWS) for sports associations in and around Auki town kicked off yesterday at the Rarasu Restaurant in Auki, Malaita province. This training focused on rugby, football, tennis, athletics and volleyball officials. Rep from each association in and around Auki town attended the training. It was funded by…

Maneka: Sports brings unity

SOCCER can bring unity and peace in communities says Minister for National Peace, Unity and Reconciliation and MP for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka. He was speaking during the handing over of T-shirts to Guadalcanal U-16 girls’ team competing in the U-16 girl soccer competition at SIFF academy over the weekend. “Why I supported soccer is…

OFC Appeals Committee to meet

OFC: The Oceania Football Confederation Appeals Committee will convene on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 August in Auckland, New Zealand to consider the appeal lodged by New Zealand Football against the decision made by the OFC Disciplinary Committee on 12 July. The OFC Disciplinary Committee upheld a protest by the Vanuatu Football Federation in respect…

Guadalcanal U16 gets support

Guadalcanal Under 16 women’s team has been boosted with the donation of T-Shirts and food item on Sunday. The support came from Member of Parliament for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka. The team received the items just before their semi-final match against Central province which they won comfortably with a 2-0 score line. Speaking to Star…

The golden boot prize winner

Western United women’s U16 team striker, Cathy Vavaha had two things to celebrate on Monday, their victory in the Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) U16 National women’s championship and the golden boot trophy. The form five student from Vura secondary school bagged eight goals from four matches played. Speaking to Star Sports after the match…

Netball World Cup: Australia Diamonds looking ahead to semi-finals in championship defence

ABC/AAP: The Diamonds are starting to assemble a game plan for Saturday’s Netball World Cup semi-final, fully aware that Jamaica is shaping as the likely opponent. Australia’s 66-31 ravaging of South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday night guaranteed the defending world champions a top-two finish in their qualification pool, after having also beaten England. With…

JFK stadium opening

After five years of waiting a date has been announced for the opening of the JFK Football Stadium in Gizo, Western Province. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has set the date December 8 for the opening of the stadium which will coincide with the Western Province Second Appointed Day. It will be marked with…

Netball action continues

THE Honiara Netball Association league mid-week matches continued, Wednesday at the Lawson Tama netball courts with two entertaining games. The main match of the day saw Souvania netball team worked home with a successful victory against NG BEES for Premier Reserve battle. Souvania thrashed their opponent in a thrilling battle with a 61-41 score line.…