SIFF reject claims

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has rejected claims that the selection of players for the national U19 squad was done only for Honiara based players. This was in response to criticisms from members of the public who blamed SIFF for conducting a one-sided selection process targeting only Honiara based players which resulted in the…

Mamulas first win

Solomon Islands national U19 team has registered their first win of the Oceania U20 Championship by defeating American Samoa 5-0 yesterday. The win gave them four points from four matches played. Two first half goals and three in the second half was enough for the Mamulas to bring back some pride after they failed to…

Training for SSEC PE teachers

Physical education (PE) teachers from more than ten schools and rural training centres operated by the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) have undergone a training to improve their skills and learn about first aid. The training was held at Maoro community high school. Reports said most of the schools which have participated in the training…

League match today

A rugby league match between two Honiara select sides will kick off this afternoon. The match will be staged at Panatina oval starting at 4pm. All interested players, officials and supporters of the code have been invited to come out in numbers to watch the match. Solomon Islands Rugby League which is organising the event…

Ailako, Fiu to attend champ

Alako and Fiu futsal clubs will be representing Malaita province in the upcoming Russell islands futsal championship in the Central Islands province. This tournament will take place on the 23rd to 27 June 2014. This was confirmed by the president of Auki futsal association Terry Oiaka yesterday. Mr Oiaka said, the competition is being organized…

FIFA youth course participants finalised

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) technical department has finalised the thirty participants of the FIFA youth coaching course scheduled to take place next month. The course was originally planned for April but was postponed following the disastrous flooding in Honiara. SIFF decided then that it was not appropriate to hold the course at that…

Vanuatu, Fiji on the race

With only Vanuatu and Fiji in the running to qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, this match is shaping up to be the unmissable encounter of the tournament. Fiji will go into the match on the back of three straight wins, while Vanuatu have two wins and a draw. With nine…

Mango ambition burns brightly

Goalkeeper Philip Mango remains ambitious despite his dreams of reaching the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand ending on Tuesday. But the Solomon Islands U-20 skipper and goalkeeper remains proud of his side’s efforts despite the results. He can hardly contain his joy at leading his national team. “It’s a privilege for me and…

Rugby league match this Friday

Solomon Islands Rugby League (SIRL) is organising another rugby league match between 2 Honiara select sides on Friday 30 May at Panatina oval at 4pm and invites all interested players, officials and supporters of the code to turn up at the field on the day. Solomon Islands Rugby League current executive is looking to kick…