Honiara Semi-Pro League Opens   

THE Honiara Semi-pro League (HSL) has kicked off yesterday at 91 playing ground, Henderson, East of Honiara. This was possible following an official parade from the 12 participating teams. The proposed number of teams was 14, however two other teams have confirmed their withdrawal yesterday. According to the organisers, the league will be played in…

Umi Play sponsorship aligns with vision

THE recent Iumi Play Sponsorship by the Solomon Power aligns with the Solomon Power vision on nation building and community service obligations. This was revealed by the Solomon Power Board Chairman, David Quan in his remarks during the launching of the Iumi Play program. Quan highlighted that the program will play a very important role…

Sharon starts Gold Coast journey

OCEANIA long distance queen, Sharon Firisua has started her Gold Coast Commonwealth journey on Monday as she heads off for the games pre-event’s training in Queensland, Australia. Accompanying Sharon on the trip was national men’s long distance runner, Patrick Kam. They will undergo training at the Griffith University with some of the Commonwealth’s most elite…

NHA, HCC sign deal to upgrade fields

The National Hosting Authority (NHA) and The Honiara City Council (HCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for NHA to plan and facilitate the upgrading of the City Council’s public fields for athletes’ preparations. The MOU was signed by NHA’s Executive Director; Christian Nieng and Director HCC’s Woman, Youth and Sports division; Fox Qwaina…

Wetney, Egeta out

TWO national futsal players Jack Wetney and James Egeta will not be part of the final Kurukuru squad for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) made the confirmation on Monday. The duo was named for the national futsal team. However, due to the failure to acquire travel…

Kakamora hands Eels 3rd defeat

REAL Kakamora FC handed defending Champions, Henderson Eels FC their third defeat of the 2021/2022 Telekom S-league (TSL) at Lawson Tama , Sunday. Kakamora came from behind to secure their third win with a 2-1 victory. Eels got off to a positive start breaking the deadlock 12 minutes into the second half from a penalty…

Coast U19 registers first win

CENTRAL Coast FC has registered their first three points of the U19 Telekom S-league (TSL) preseason competition which kicked-off on Wednesday. Coast finished off with a 4-0 win against Kula FC at Lawson Tama. Coast took a 1-0 lead in the first half before extending their lead with three more unanswered goals in the second…

Futsal is alive in Malaita 

Futsal is alive in Malaita Province despite the fact that the country is not organising a regular Futsal competition leagues for both men and women this year.  In the first quarter of this year, Malaita Football Association (MFA) with the help of Futsal lovers in Auki teamed up and organized a Men’s Futsal League commonly…

Olympic duo departs

TWO of the three athletes who will be representing the country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan jetted out of the country on Monday. The two athletes are; Sharon Firisua who will compete in the track and field athletics events and Mary Kini Lifu for Weightlifting. The athletes are being accompanied by team…

Weightlifting, Rugby 7s competition ends

WEIGHTLIFTING and Rugby 7s have completed their respective competitions for the National Secondary School Games (NSSG) on Friday. For weightlifting, 24 student athletes were awarded medals for the eight weight categories they competed in. The medal presentation was supported with the presence of the Attorney General , John Muria Jr, SSPM Albert Kabui, NOCSI president…