HFA PRE-SEASON POSTPONED, FOUR CONFIRMED

Four football clubs have confirmed their participation for the Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre-season competition. This was confirmed by the HFA executive on Thursday. The four new Pre-season clubs are San Jorge Thunders FC, Rivantor Hunters FC, Henderson Eels FC and G FC. These four clubs will go into a round robin format of competition…

Panatina leads school netball comp

After round five of competition in the primary school netball competition, Panatina has taken off comfortably in leading the tally. They are second by Chung Wah B followed by Saint Nicholas B on the third spot. Honiara Netball Association (HNA) President Shalom Akao told Star Sports after two days of competition the primary school netball…

TULAGI FUTSAL COMP KICKS-OFF

Central Islands province (CIP) on Monday kicks-off its 2014 futsal competition. It will run for over two weeks in Tulagi. Reports said about 17 teams around the province have registered to participate in the competition. The province’s sports department is organizing and support the competition. The initiative is part of promoting sports in the province…

Paralympic preparations going well

The head coach of the Solomon Islands athletes with disability says, preparations for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Scotland is going well. The duo, Janet Sipale and Noela has been under intensive training conducted by Topue himself and guided by the president of the Solomon Islands National Paralympics Committee (SINPC), Mrs Nina Davis. The duo…

No firepower

VODAFONE Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan says lethargic play resulted in the poor performance of the national side in the final day of the Hong Kong 7s tournament at the Hong Kong Stadium on Sunday. Fiji lost in the Cup semi-final to England 7-17 Sunday night. Earlier the side struggled to beat United States in…

AFL season swings into action

The Solomon Islands AFL season got underway last week with old and new rivalries igniting some fierce competition and exciting football. The stage was set on Thursday evening for the opening match with old rivals: White River and KG Sharks both keen to start the season off with a win. The Demons took full advantage…

Sports bring changes

Bethany community in North Guadalcanal has seen the impact of engaging youths in sports activities. Since male youths from the community formed their own football club (FC) sometimes ago, it brought the youths together, get busy while engaging in organised football competition that have been organised in North Guadalcanal. Bethany is located in the Ngalimbiu…

Women soccer here dormant?

CONCERNS have been raised over the inactiveness of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) governing body in not promptly finding sponsorship to help revive the women’s soccer league here in the country. Speaking to this paper, several former national women soccer players said that they standard and level of women’s soccer in the country was…