HFA PLANS NEW HOME

William Lai says more playgrounds needed. Honiara Football Association is seriously considering the idea of having its own grounds and home. In its AGM held on March 6, the congress has given the executive its blessing to pursue the idea. The issue has taken centre stage this year since, Solomon Islands Football Federation have decided…

Start date set for HFA league

The Honiara Football Association Congress has decided that the 2014 league proper will start on the May 10. The dates for the start of league was part of the agenda item in HFA’s annual general meeting which was held on March 6, 2014. The HFA congress had given the green light for the HFA executive…

FIFA inspectors give Auckland thumbs up

Some of the most senior officials from football’s world governing body, FIFA, have given Auckland a huge thumbs up as it prepares to host FIFA’s second largest global tournament – the U-20 World Cup in 2015. The group of FIFA Inspectors were in Auckland yesterday to inspect the City’s host stadium North Harbour and various…

Mamula fundraiser tomorrow

The Solomon Islands National U19 Football team fundraising committee has sold twenty tables in the lead up to the gala corporate dinner event and only a limited number remain available for the public buy. Since launching their efforts two weeks the committee, chaired by Barnabas Anga, has been hard at work organising its main event…

Pool challenge tomorrow

WITH the game of pool now gaining popularity in the city, another competition is set for this weekend. Organisers said the pool tournament is not to be missed because its going to be exciting and entertaining while featuring some of the top players in the city. The tournament will be played tomorrow (Saturday) at Scorpions…

Westpac supports sports

Westpac Banking Corporation in Solomon Islands has stepped in a timely manner to sponsor new set of uniforms for the Solomon Islands sports coalition (SISC). The set of uniforms were handed over to the sporting organization for future participating futsal teams overseas. Westpac General Manager Kutila Pinto when handing the set of uniforms pledged the…

ACCOMPLISHED S-League ends successfully

Despite the introduction of some major changes in the management structure and competition format of the 2013 Telekom S-League has been successfully conducted both on the pitch and administratively. A statement by Solomon Islands football federation (SIFF) said this is the opinion of the S-League board which was appointed to run the competition by the…

OFC Champions League: 1999 & 2001

The 12th edition of the OFC Champions League is just four weeks away and www.oceaniafootball.com reflects on the first two editions of Oceania’s flagship competition in the first of four features focussing on this annual football event. 1999 Oceania Club Championship – Fiji It’s perhaps fitting that in April of 2014 the OFC Champions League…