‘I’M STILL THE PRESIDENT’

Maitaki claims suspension was result of infighting THE Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation president and vice president of NOCSI who was reportedly suspended for allegedly misappropriating funds says the move was purely to tarnish his name.“This is again another attempt by some NOCSI board members to tarnish my reputation publicly but it is clear that NOCSI…

First OFC Mascot unveiled in Brazil

After 48 years of existence, Oceania Football Confederation now have their first ever mascot, Pasifi-ika, which made its debut at the FIFA World Cup™ in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week. OFC’s new mascot was the creation of Year 8 students from DAV Primary School in Ba, Fiji Islands. The classmates participated in the recent OFC…

FIFA’s Blatter urged to step down

Top European football officials have publicly called on Sepp Blatter to end his reign as FIFA president amid accusations of corruption against Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid. Michael van Praag, head of the Dutch football association, said Blatter should quit when his term ends next year. A similar call was made by David Gill, vice-chairman…

MINITI PLANS MINI WORLD CUP

A call to all Primary School sports masters and teachers in and around Honiara has been made to discuss plans to stage a Mini World Cup to coincide with the main world event. There will be a meeting for all the interested primary schools and soccer school of excellence to attend. Patrick Miniti said the…

World Cup fever builds in Auki

WITH the FIFA World Cup in Brazil just around the corner, Auki town is already lit up with the hype of the worldwide and biggest sporting event on the planet. People can be seen wearing the colors of their favorite soccer nations, pasting stickers on their vehicles; some even have their hair cuts as their…

Our Telekom road relay successful

The Our Telekom 60 Kilometres road relay has successfully ended on Monday. The road relay was part of the Makira Banana Festival. The race started at Kirakira to Wairaha River near the Tikopian Settlement of Nukukaisi and back to Kirakira. Each team consist of seven members and each member runs 4 kilometres and pass on…