Thrilling futsal actions today

SIPA challenge enters day three By CROFTON UTUKANA THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) sponsored national futsal challenge will resume at the Multipurpose Hall at 10am today. Six exciting matches are lined up for day three of the competition. Real Kakamora and Vania will open today’s battle at 10am to be followed by KOSSA up…

Surfers call for inclusion

Western Province surfers based at Paeloge in West Gizo, Western Province want surfing to be included in the 2023 Pacific Games in Solomon Islands as one of the sports to be played at the event. A surfing athlete Junior Ben said this would allow the local surfers to participate and showcase their skills. “I want…

SIPA Futsal champ kicks off in Honiara

THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) futsal challenge kicked off on Monday with stunning performances displayed by the 12 participating teams vying for the most coveted prizes up for grabs. Koloale FC was the first team who picked up their first three points over Vania FC with a narrow 3-2 victory in the opening match…

BIG PLANS FOR U17

SIFF set training and tour program By CROFTON UTUKANA The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has drawn up a preparation training plan and tour program for the national U-17 men’s football team  for next year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Media Officer Simon Abana confirmed this to Star…

Impressive start for Warriors

DEFENDING Telekom S-League (TSL) champions, Solomon Warriors FC has made an impressive start in the second round of the 2018 and 2019 TSL season. Warriors defeated one of their top rivals, Western United FC 4-0 at the Lawson Tama Stadium on Saturday to give them 19 points. Leading goal scorer, Kency Tangis was again on…

Lamupio’s dream

PLAYING in an airfield since he was a kid due to lack of proper soccer pitch has inspired a local lad from Kekehe in Munda, Western Province to work hard. Young Clenty Lamupio joined four other Royal Football Academy players currently on their two weeks tour to United Kingdom to play alongside players from Australia,…

B’BUILDING CHAMP SET

SOLOMON Islands National Bodybuilding Federation (SINBF) is ready to host the National Body building & Physique championship at the Multipurpose Hall, this weekend. Vice president of the Solomon Islands National Bodybuilding Federation (SINBF), Dickson Kae confirmed to Star Sports that local bodybuilders vying to compete in the national championship are all prepared and are looking…

Important clash set for today

OFC: Having won their opening games of the OFC U-16 Championship by considerable margins, when Solomon Islands meet New Zealand this afternoon it could well be the encounter that decides the standings in Group A. Meanwhile Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu are going in search of their first points after both sides lost their opening…

Le’ai optimistic to lead race

CURRENT OFC U-16 championship leading goal scorer and Solomon Islands deadly striker Raphael Le’ai is optimistic to extend his golden boot tally this afternoon. Solomon Islands will take on New Zealand at 3pm this afternoon in a must watch game. The winner of this match will determine which team tops the pool. Le’ai told Star…

Waita: A vital clash

THE Solomon Islands national U16 football team coach, Stanley Waita says today’s clash with New Zealand is a very important match. The U16 will play their second group A match against the defending Champions, New Zealand’s Young All Whites at 3pm this afternoon. Waita said for his side as it will decide who will top…