Kurukuru, Solympics showdown

THE national U17 futsal team known as the Solympics will take on the national futsal team, Kurukuru, in a curtain raiser today. The curtain raiser will be played between the Schools U16 futsal championship finals. Currently leading the SIPA National league, the futsal Solympics are using this encounter as part of their ongoing preparation towards…

Bulk Shop U16 finals today

THE Bulk Shop U16 Schools futsal championship finals will take place at the Multipurpose Hall today. The grand final will feature St. Nicholas and Koloale School, who will battle it out for the 2018 U16 School futsal championship title. The match is set to kick off at 1pm. The third and fourth playoff between St…

Marist SIPA futsal champs

Marist Futsal club is the champion of the first ever national futsal league, the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) futsal league. Marist claimed the SIPA futsal league title after they narrowly defeated Koloale FC 2-1 in the second to last league match at the Multipurpose Hall yesterday. Winning the title is something Marist has eyed…

Ragomo: Don’t give up

Solomon Islands futsal sensation, Elliot Ragomo urged all young upcoming futsal players not to give up on their futsal dreams. Ragomo said the key to success is to work hard with a positive mindset and never give up. “For every single player who would like to become a Kurukuru player in the future, never give.…

Marcus inclusion a boost

The National U19 squad coach, Batram Suri says the inclusion of Solomon Islands European-based goal scoring machine Marcus Chan’s inclusion is a boost to the team’s preparation ahead of the U20 World Cup Qualifiers in Tahiti, August. Chan is part of the CF Cracks Academy in Valencia, Spain and is the lone foreign based player…

BEACH SQUAD

Honiara beach soccer players named By CARLOS ARUAFU THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has revealed the names of the Honiara based beach soccer players for the training squad. The training squad will be preparing for the OFC Championship in August, in Tahiti. Eleven names were announced on Tuesday. Most of the players are former…

DEAL DONE

PM confirms 2023 Games support from Taiwan FUNDING arrangement for the Pacific Games 2023 with Taiwan has been sealed. This came after Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela successfully negotiated the arrangement with the Taiwanese President during his bilateral talk with President of Taiwan Dr Tsai Ing-Wen this week. A statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat…

TOUGH CALL

SOLOMON Warriors Football Club (FC) president, Honourable Bodo Dettke has strongly urged the Warriors team to give more sacrifices in their preparation for the upcoming Telekom S-league (TSL) competition and the TSL competition. Dettke made the call during the Solomon Warriors Football Club presentation of awards over the weekend. Warriors eyes to make another impressive…

HHH, TIA secures second wins

The Fletcher Kwaimani ManUp Rugby Challenge defending champions, Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) and TIA Warriors have both has two wins following their impressive round robin match wins. TIA Warriors defeated Islanders 18-16 while HHH defeated Diesel 54-22 over the weekend. They will battle each other in the final round robin match before proceeding into the cross…

Totori keen to extend lead

Veteran Solomon Islands footballer Benjamin Totori says he is determined to extend his top scoring record in the OFC Champions League. Totori is leading the top scorers tally with 23 goals ahead of Argentinian Emiliano Tade who is closing in behind with 18 goals for Auckland City. Speaking to Star Sports on Saturday, Totori said…