Futsal trio leads Victoria into finals

The Solomon Islands Futsal trio, who teamed up with the Victorian Futsal team, has led Bayside Victoria into the U19 finals grand finals of the Craig Foster Futsal Challenge yesterday. Unfortunately they were held to a 10-9 defeat to Sunshine Coast. The three were reportedly late for their opening game which Victoria lost 3-2 to…

HFA: SIFF must send an U20 team

The Honiara Football Federation (HFA) has called on the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) that it is a must to send an U20 team for this year’s U20 World Cup qualifiers. The HFA president William Lai yesterday made the call through the Solomon Islands Soccer page on Facebook which attracted a lot of support. Lai…

Visa delay denies our futsal squads

THE Solomon Islands national U12 and U19 futsal squad have been denied the chance to represent the country at the Greg Foster Futsal Championship in Australia. According to reports reaching Star Sports yesterday, the problem faced by the two teams was due to not enough funds and players’ visas delay. “Many of the players have…

S-LEAGUE GAMES ON HALT

Bad weather blamed for decision. THE much anticipated kickoff of the second round of the Telekom S-League season has been delayed due heavy rain in the capital over the past few days. Four matches are supposed to take place this weekend but the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) competitions department has confirmed that all have…

New executive for BBA

Bellona Basketball Association (BBA) now has a new executive who will lead in the development of the sport for the next four years. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands National Basketball Development Officer, Moses Kivo who recently returned after a short visit to the province. The new members are President Mosley Taika, Vice President…

S-LEAUGE SHOWDOWN

SECOND round of the Telekom S-League is scheduled to kick off tomorrow pending the improvement of the current bad weather condition. A statement from the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) said most of the clubs have utilised the December/January transfer window to strengthen their line ups as they anticipate tighter competition in the second round…

United signs new players

Western United Football Club will be marching onto the pitch this weekend with a slightly different line-up compared to that of the first round of the Telekom S-league. The club yesterday revealed they have signed nine new players. The players are Fredrick Dola, Jonathan Tonisi, George Stevenson, Timothy Bakale, Atkin Kaua, Michael Sira, Alfie Chacha,…

Buri marked new year with sports

Like any other rural communities in the country who recently welcomed the new year with sports, Buri village on Ranoggah island, Western province also spared few days to celebrate with sports. The three days tournament was organised from Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th January by a visiting relative from overseas who spent his vacation at…