Champs get heroic welcome

The MARA government this week welcomes back the 2020 National Invitational Beach Soccer Champions Malaita Kwikwi beach soccer team with a brief ceremony at the Malaita Provincial Assembly.  Speaking during the brief welcome back ceremony, the Malaita Deputy Premier Randol Sifoni congratulated and thanked the local champions for living up to the expectation of the…

Lauru, Frigates first to arrive

TWO provincial teams, Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two provincial teams to arrive in Honiara ahead of the Solomon Cup tournament. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) media person, Simon Abana yesterday. “Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two teams to have arrived. “The other provincial teams will…

HRUA thanks teams

HONIARA Rugby Union Association (HRUA) acknowledges the sportsmanship behavior from both teams and rugby fans of the recently held grand finals of the HRUA 2020 league. HRUA president, Brian Taupiri also thanked all participating teams and officials for making this year’s league a success despite a few issues faced during the course of the tournament.…

NWGDA football team gets support

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) on Friday’s hands over training materials to the NWGDA football training squad.  The handing over ceremony took place at the NWGDA meeting area at Pisei, North West Guadalcanal where the squad received 25 sets of football bibs, three soccer balls, and one carrying bag.  NWGDA Chairman, Simon Chottu said he…

Tribute to young footballer

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has paid tribute to a young footballer from Isabel Province who was killed by a crocodile on Monday.  SIFF delivered a message of condolences to the families of Isabel Frigates U-14 player Kisina Kuliusu Damutalau who was killed by a crocodile at Koltakesa, Havulei district in Isabel. The 13-year-old…

Footballers COVID positive

FOUR young footballers from the Royals Football Academy have been tested positive for Covid-19. The confirmation was made by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his national address to the nation, Tuesday. Prime Minister Sogavare confirmed all four cases are from the 16 soccer players that have been stranded in the United Kingdom since early this…

Namo to lead North Guadalcanal

FOOTBALL Coach Jackson Namo will be leading the North Guadalcanal football team in the upcoming Guadalcanal Cup tournament. Namo confirmed he has kicked off training with the team and is impressed with the feedback from players. “I have the honour to take the North Guadalcanal constituency team for the upcoming Guadalcanal Cup.  “We are running…