Marist Champs

Wins SIPA Top Eight Champs By CARLOS ARUAFU Marist Futsal team is the new champion of the SIPA Top Eight Futsal Challenge after defeating a tough KF Gold side 6-3 to seal their victory, at the Multipurpose Hall on Saturday afternoon. It was not an easy ride for the experienced Marist side as they were pushed…

Limoki signs with Scots College

THE country’s National U-17 player Barrie William Limoki has secured a one-year scholarship to study at Scot College, New Zealand. Solomon Islands Football Federation’s (SIFF’s) Media & Marketing Officer, Simon Abana who helped facilitate Limoki’s application confirmed this to Star Sports yesterday after their submission was approved. “Scots College has approved Limoki’s application to do…

Konofilia blasts SIFF

ROYALS Football Academy founder Joel Konifilia has again lashed out at the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) for not taking quick action against a Solomon Warriors player who reportedly punched a Henderson Eels player during the previous Telekom S-league (TSL) season. Konofilia stated that SIFF must act quickly since it is the same issue that…

Volley girls hailed

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) Morris Maitaki has congratulated our women’s beach volleyball team for winning a bronze medal at AVC Oceania Continental Tokyo Olympic Games qualification. Despite winning bronze medal Solomon Islands beach volleyball, unfortunately, missed the opportunity to set foot in Tokyo as only gold medal winner is eligible to…

Para-athletes acknowledged 

ATHLETICS Australia has thanked the countries that have their para-athletes classified during the international classification held in Australia last week. Athletics Australia, Para-Athletics Junior High-Performance Coordination Steve Caddy uttered this via an email to all the counties that had their para-athletes successfully classified and took part in the Queensland State Championships. “Thank you for coming…

SBD$65m ‘Futsal home’  coming

The architectural design of the much-deserved home for Futsal in the Solomon Islands has been released, thanks to the government and people of the Republic of Indonesia. This Futsal Multipurpose Hall will be funded by Indonesia through a grant of approximately USD$7.5 million (SBD$65m).  The government of Indonesia has appointed WIKA to design and build…

Jagiri congratulated

THE President of the Oceania Paralympic Committee (OPC) Paul Bird has congratulated our golden boy Solomon Jagiri for securing his spot for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Jagiri secured his spot for the 2020 Paralympic Games during a qualifying event for Oceania Taekwondo held in Gold Coast over the weekend. “Congratulations to Solomon Jagiri for…