Thank you from AS Magenta

It is great feeling being here in the Solomon Islands, stated Joan Christ, captain of New Caledonia’s AS Magenta that took part in the OFC Champions Group D that ended in Honiara, Friday. He said they were very happy to be participating in the OFC League competition during the past week. “Even though we lost…

Shortland’s soccer maestro

Should  there be someone that the Shortland Islands soccer fanatics’ can be proud of, this must be 31- year-old Gabriel Kaveri. The young lad of Ghaomae village in the inner Shortland group of islands is making followers big time during last year’s Solomon Cup. He was a defender who always find a place into Alec…

Allen: next stage will be tough

Marist FC coach Jerry Allen says the next stage of the Oceania Champions League will be tough but they are ready to take on the challenge. Allen told the local media after the group D matches on Friday that playing at home was an advantage, but playing abroad will be tough. “We know it will…

Tip Off Basketball showdown

The Tip Off Basketball Challenge will continue today at the Multipurpose Hall with the final group matches and the final playoffs. Eleven matches are scheduled across men’s and women’s divisions to round out the Tip Off Challenge for 2018.  Matches today are expected to be tough as all teams are determined to move on for…

Young rugby squad named

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Technical team has named the final 12 for the national team to compete in the Oceania Rugby Olympic Qualifiers in Sydney, Australia, on the April 20th and 21st. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation Technical team on Friday. The 12 players and three non-travelling…

Marist’s hopes alive

MARIST FC kept their quarter-finals hopes alive after another share of the spoils with AS Magenta on Match day two of the OFC Champions League Group D in Honiara on Tuesday. A looping Michael Boso header in the opening five minutes put the home side in front. AS Magenta equalised six minutes later as both…

Second showdown

FOOTBALL fans and supporters are in for more football action today as Group D of the Oceania Champions League resume matches today. Two tough matches scheduled for today are set to kick off at 1pm and 4pm at the Lawson Tama Stadium. First up will see Lupe Ole Soaga taking on the might of Team…

Big expectations on Totori

LAUTOKA FC coach is expecting a more upright approach from Benjamin Totori upfront, to pose more threat on their opponents defence in their remaining games. Speaking to the OFC Media after their hard fought opener against Papua New Guinea’s Madang FC, Lautoka coach Kamal Swamy said they need to improve more, upfront. “Defensively we need…