Soccer suspends comp

Port Moresby (The National) –  THE PORT Moresby Soccer Association will suspend its season for the second consecutive year due to the upgrading of the facilities in preparation for this years’ FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in November. Association president John Wesley Gonjuan told The National that they were in an unfortunate predicament which would…

PNG boxers bow out of regional Olympic qualifiers

Port Moresby (The National) – PAPUA New Guinea’s boxers all bowed out of competition at the Asia-Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in Quian’an, China, with welterweight Andrew Asaiga losing to Iranian Sajjad Kazemzadehposhtiri on Monday. Jonathan Keama, lost his middleweight (75kg) bout to Australia’s Jason Lewis via a unanimous decision on Sunday. Keama, after a courageous start…

$2M deal sealed

SIPA and SIFF sign biggest deal THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) and the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has finally signed the $2 million dollar pledge made by SIPA early last month to support Kurukuru’s preparation for the World Cup. The FIFA Futsal World Cup kicks off in Colombia in September. The signing took…

Kakamora sports carnival set

Eight secondary schools have been confirmed for the 2016 Our Telekom Kakamora inter-secondary schools Athletics carnival to be held at Waimapuru National Secondary Athletics track from 11th April – 15th April. They are Santa Ana CHS, Namuga CHS, Waimasi CHS, FMC CHS, Pawa PSS, Ramah CHS and Waimapuru National Secondary School. Waimapuru will host this…

Good start for 3×3 series

THE 2016 3×3 Basketball Series, Game 1 has made a great start on Easter Monday, with Marist team 1 registering their determination to take out this whole three game series by beating Pinoy Slashers in the grand final, with a nail biting 21 – 18 finish. Marist A fielded their highly experienced team which comprised…

HFA preseason into third round

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre-season league has entered its round three matches. After the round three of the competition Breeze Land United and Sa’a United has topped the league with two impressive wins also with six points each. K. United FC are on third spot with a single win and two losses while Honiara…

Fiji’s football break

Suva (Fiji Times) – THE Fiji Football Association will give breaks to the teams to cater for the other domestic and international representations. The Vodafone Premier League starts this weekend with two matches scheduled between Rewa and Ba while Lautoka will play Nadroga. Fiji FA competitions manager Amitesh Pal said they had a busy calendar…

Hong Kong 7s fever

Suva (Fiji Times) – IT’S Hong Kong Sevens, the mother of all the sevens tournaments and the most exciting of them all. Most of Fiji’s famous rugby victories were on Hong Kong dirt and who would forget that controversial semi-final loss to Australia in the inaugural 1976 tourney and first victory in 1977 coached/managed by…