Renbel anticipate for improvement

THE Renbel U-16 team is anticipating for improvement in the Youth Solomon Cup set to kick off on Tuesday at the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Academy. Last year Renbel U-16 team performed very well under the guidance of Coach Willie Beuka and they are hoping to step more in the upcoming tournament. Speaking on…

Bodybuilders mourn loss of President

SOLOMON Islands Bodybuilding Federation (SIBDF) are mourning the loss of their President, the Late Pius Mamae, Thursday morning in Honiara. Late Pius was the President of the Body Building Federation and owner of City Pharmacy located at the Hyundai Mall. Vice president of SIBDF, Dickson Kae shared the federation’s condolences to late Mamae’s family and…

Solomon Games postponed

The much awaited Solomon Games supposed to be hosted in Rennell this month is facing indefinite postponement due to delay of funds. This was confirmed in a statement by the Renbel Games Local Organizing Committee. The further postponement is due to the delay of funds from the Government through the Ministry of Home Affairs. The…

Still no funds for Solomon Games

THE Renbel Solomon Games Task Force and Local Organizing Committee (LOC) are still waiting for the final tranche of funds from the Government to host the Games. According to the Premier of the Rennel Bellona Province, Collin Singamoana, there is still no green light from the Government. “So far there has been no positive sign…

Golden lift

SOLOMON Islands weightlifting female duo has done it again, winning gold medals for the country in the Pacific’s top weightlifting competition, the Pacific Cup. Jenly Wini Tegu and Mary Kini Lifu both won gold medals in their respective weight categories in New Caledonia on Saturday. Ms Lifu won gold in 55kg class, with a 70kn…

Sikua’s cup end with success

The Sikua’s 2018 Cup successfully ended with prize presentation at the Christian Outreach Center in Balasuna, North East Central Guadalcanal yesterday. The winner Geza A FC received a cash prize of $10,000 with gold medals and trophy while the runner up Balanga B received $7,000 with silver medals. The second runner up Green Snail A…

Sikua’s cup enters quarter final

Eight football clubs from North East Guadalcanal advance for the quarter final of the Sikua’s Cup 2018 after winning the top eight matches at King George Six field, Tuesday. The teams are Geza A, Geza B, Balanga A, Balanga B, Green Snails A, Green Snails B, Tayg A and Poison Dust. They will meet for…

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SIFF fills three key positions By CROFTON UTUKANA THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has filled three very important positions in their office this week. SIFF formally appointed Leonard Paia as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Eddie Rukumana as its new Youth Development Officer (YDO) and Robert Sulimae as a new Referee Development Officer…

Rukumana vows to deliver

THE newly appointed Football Youth Development Officer (YDO) Eddie Rukumana vows do his best and deliver his responsibilities and YDO. Rukumana uttered this during his first press conference with the local media yesterday shortly after receiving his official appointment as YDO for the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) on Monday this week. “I know the…

Lea’i will join team later

THE futsal wonder kid, Rapael Lea’i will soon join his colleague players for the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Futsal challenge currently underway in Honiara.  Solympics head coach Stanley Puairana confirmed this to Star Sports in an interview. “Raphael is current on holiday thus he was unable to play with us in our matches. “But…