Warriors miss semi spot

Solomon Warriors FC has missed out on the Oceania Champions’ League semi final spot. The strong Warriors side lost 2-0 in the quarter finals yesterday to none other than the defending champions, Auckland City at Auckland’s Kiwitea Street. Emilano Tade broke the deadlock in the 20th minute and Solomon Islands Micah Lea’alafa extended the lead…

Totori eyes finals

SOLOMON Islands veteran striker Benjamin Totori says he is targeting the semi-finals of the OFC Champions League with Fijian club side Lautoka FC. Totori departed Nadi International airport yesterday with the Fijian champions yesterday for their OFC Champions League quarter-final clash with Tahiti champions AS Dragons. Speaking to local Fijian media pre-departure, Totori is confident…

New fun run champs

The absence of the renowned long distance runners has paved way for other local athletes to add titles against their names during the Easter fun run. Oceania long distance title holder and Easter fun run champion Sharon Firisua’s absence has paved way for long her long-time rival Diana Matekali to scoop the title during the…

Easter Soccer 7s kicks off today

The Easter Soccer 7s competition will kick off today after it was postponed due to the heavy rain over the Easter weekend. The competition is sponsored by the Member of Parliament for West Honiara constituency Honourable Namson Tran. The West Honiara Constituency Development Officer (CDO) Brian Taupiri said the objective of the competition is to…

Avaiki retains Easter 7s title

AVAIKI rugby club clinched back to back Easter 7s title on Monday with a hard fought 24-21 win over Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) in the grand final of the Solomon Rugby Easter 7s tournament. The final was contested on an equal footing in the first half but a red card for a HHH player in the…

Marist set for grand final

MARIST FC has secured the second spot for the grand final of the Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship against Warriors this weekend. Marist edged their way past a tough Malaita Kingz FC side on Thursday to give them the chance to battle for this year’s TSL Championship title. Marist coach, Jerry Allan is grateful for the…

Ruggers tour Fiji to learn

SOLOMON Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Technical Adviser Ilivasi Tabua says the Fiji Bitter Marist 7s tournament will be a good platform for the Solomon Islands national 7s team to display their talents. The former Wallabies and Fijian national team coach shared this with Star Sports as the national side are set to take on…

HFA registration opens

REGISTRATION for all football clubs intending to participate in the Honiara Football Association (HFA) league is now open. The HFA executive confirmed registrations started on Monday and will close on May 4. The month long period is put in place to give ample time for intending clubs to register their respective teams. Affiliation fees for…

Warriors into final

Solomon Warriors FC has booked their spot for the grand finals of the Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship. Warriors defeated KOSSA FC 4-2 on Wednesday to give them the opportunity to defend the TSL Championship title. It was an equally fought match against KOSSA which ended the first half with a 1-1 all draw. Warriors broke…

Suri to lead U19 team

SOLOMON ISLANDS renowned international veteran striker, Batram Suri has been appointed as head coach to lead the country’s national U19 men’s team for the Oceania U19 World Cup Qualifiers. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) technical department on Tuesday. Suri will be assisted by former international defender, Eddie Rukumana. The duo…