We’ve gone lower with our soccer

SOLOMON Islands has continued its drop in the FIFA ranking once more, hitting its lowest ranking ever since 1993. In the previous FIFA Ranking released in March, Solomon Islands moved a spot down from 183 to 184, now it has dropped by eights spots to settle on 192th place making it the worst rank the…

Dull start for United

WESTERN United FC made a dull start to their Oceania Club Champions League campaign, losing their opening match 0-1 to Vanuatu’s Amicale FC last Saturday in Fiji. The chances of advancing to the second round of the competition are slim, putting them in a much tougher position. United are now in a position where they…

It’s not over yet!

Western United vows to regroup and fight back after going down 0-1 to Amicale FC of Vanuatu in their opening OFC champions League match in Suva, Fiji, Saturday night. Coach Ricardo De Vivo declared after the game: “It’s not over yet. “We will regroup to compete in our remaining two matches.” United will meet Auckland…

Menapi: We are prepared

The head coach for Western United FC, the Solomon Islands representative club to the Oceania Club Champions League, Commins Menapi says United is prepared for their opening match against Vanuatu’s Amicale FC tomorrow. In an email on Thursday Menapi said, the players are happy and are looking forward for this first match and vowed that…

Whitney set for Champs

Fiji Airways OFC Champions league is the biggest club competition in Oceania, playing with a home base club this season is something special says Western United sneaky star Jack Whitney in Suva. O-League as it known to many football fanatics around the Oceania is not something new to Whitney. Whitney featured in past seasons with…

HFA league set to start

HONIARA Football Association (HFA) soccer league will kick off in a fortnight. In a recent HFA executive meeting last week, it was agreed that the HFA 2014/2015 league will resume on 25th April 2015. The HFA executive is therefore calling on all HFA affiliated clubs to start preparing their teams for the kick-off date. An…

WU visits ‘Just Play’ students in Fiji

THE country’s OFC O’League representative Western United is rallying support ahead of their crucial opening match this Saturday. Yesterday, the team visited Rawaqa Primary School in Fiji – a gesture visit to boost students’ moral in the sport. Students came out in numbers hoisting the Solomon Islands flag in support of the visit. The school…

Men’s pacific games squad named

A twenty-nine strong squad, dominated by players from the Telekom S-League, has been named by head coach, Patrick Miniti, for the Pacific Games in July. The announcement of the squad comes on the back of a grueling month of trials for the more than forty selectees who signed up. The trials included a number of…

Netball squad named

The Solomon Islands Netball Federation (SINFED) has announced the names of the players selected for the national netball squad. This followed a meeting with the training squad on Monday. Noelyn Luahiti President SINFED said the team is now under the watchful eyes of coach is Annie Iamo of Papua New Guinea. Mrs Iamo has a…