Naka aims for glory

SOLOMON Islands international James Naka is aiming to finish his career on a high with Nalkutan FC in the 2018 OFC Champions League. Naka who was omitted from the national team last year said he is determined to give it one last try. It was the end of the road for Naka on the international…

Tong-il Moo-do classes soon

A Newly introduced Martial art Tong-Il Moo-do club are calling for interested men and women in Honiara to join their club’s training sessions. Tong-Il Moo-do is a comprehensive martial art discipline from South Korea founded in 1979 by Grandmaster Dr. Joon Ho Seuk. It is a way of building sound character enlightening one’s mind and…

Cruz Menapi inspired by legend

Cruz Menapi was invited to attend the FIFA World Cup Trophy brief stopover in Honiara and I he told Sunday Sports he is inspired by his father to play football. Cruz is the elder son of Solomon Islands legend, late Commins Menapi who passed away last year. He was among the fortunate VIPs to witness…

FIFA World Cup Trophy visit outline

The visiting FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour will be here for less than four hours. That’s according to the program released by Media Partners on Tuesday. The plane carrying football’s most coveted trophy will arrive in the early hours tomorrow morning in the FWCTT plane at the Henderson International Airport. Starting from 8am to 8:30am…

Tight security for cup

THERE will be tight security in place when the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola arrives in Honiara on Thursday the 1st of February 2018, giving Solomon Islands fans the chance to experience football’s most coveted prize. This was revealed by Coca-Cola officials who are in the country at the moment sorting out program…

KOSSA Vanuatu bound

KOSSA FC departed on Monday for Vanuatu for their upcoming friendly matches. KOSSA FC will play two pre-season friendlies with Vanuatu champions Erakor Golden Stars and OFC Champions League debutants, Nalkutan FC. The team comprises mostly of KOSSA players and some guest players from other clubs. The guest players became part of the touring team…

FEMALE ARCHERS

The number of women taking up archery sport has increased. This was according to the president of Solomon Islands Archery, Nihal Seneviratne Seneviratne said this promotes gender balance in sports, a must in every sport. “The number of females attending archery training has now increased. “When archery was revived the number was around six now…

ONOC workshop an eye opener

THE Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) team led by Sainimili Talatoka the Coordinator of the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) held an eye opener workshop for national federations (NFs) in the country this week. The workshop called Readiness Assessment Tool (RAT) conveyed to NFs executives, coaches, team managers and athletes for the first time was…

TOP AWARD

Darwin: Award a boost in my career By CARLOS ARUAFU The award winning goal-keeper for the Renbel U19 boys in the recent Youth Solomon Cup tournament Darwin Aomatangi says the ‘Golden Glove’ award is a boost to his football career. Speaking to Star Sports after being awarded the U19 Youth Solomon Cup Golden Glove Award…

Western U16 champs

Western province U16 team has won the Youth Solomon Cup tournament for the U16 category. They sealed victory after they won their final round robin match over Renbel 3-1 at the SIFF Academy field on Tuesday. Western drew two matches and won three matches to give them 11 points. Yesterday’s match was tough against the…