Basketball friendlies this weekend

Basketball fans and supporters are in for some tough basketball action with two strong friendly matches line up for this weekend. The Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) has confirmed these two matches to be played after the high school basketball league match. The national women’s basketball team will take on a mixed High School select…

Dwellers return to champions league

Port Moresby (The National) – CHAMPION club Lae City Dwellers will make their return to the OFC Champions League in 2018 after they took out the 2017 National Soccer League minor premiership title. Madang FC, who finished second, will join the Dwellers. The Morobeans will make this their third appearance in the region’s premier international…

Inter-firm futsal clash this weekend

FIVE great matches are set for down for this weekend’s Honiara Inter-company league. Competition organizer George Capps confirmed this to Star Sports on Wednesday. He said this weekend’s matches will be mostly between teams that have played only three matches since the league kicked off last month. First up at 10am HCC Iron will take…

Netball friendly today

The national netball team will play a friendly against Honiara netball side, Isa Purple this afternoon at Lawson Tama Netball Court. Isa Purple is a team competing in the Honiara Netball Association (HNA) league’s Super Division. The match is scheduled to kick off at 5pm kick off and it serves as a trial for the…

TSL clashes to resume

MORE exciting action packed football action is set down for this weekend. The Telekom S-League (TSL) will resume its entertaining clashes this weekend. Four matches are expected this weekend after a short recess. According to the scheduled fixtures for this weekend Western United will take on Solomon Warriors at 2pm Saturday to be followed by…

Coach hails Fa’arodo

The national team head coach Filipe Vega-Arango has credited his skipper Henry Fa’arodo for playing a wonderful role against the All Whites in the final leg of the OFC FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Tuesday. “Henry played wonderful today,  “He was the best player on the park today,” coach Felipe said after the match. The Spaniard…

‘It feels like a win’

SOLOMON Islands football coach Felipe Vega-Arango says the 2-2 draw with the All Whites of New Zealand at home on Tuesday feels like a win in the second leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers – OFC Stage 3 final at Lawson Tama Stadium. “Well for me it feels like a win because…

Hudson: Credit to the home team

THE New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson gave credit to the home team after the All Whites sealed a place in the  FIFA World Cup inter-continental play-off edging Solomon Islands 8-3 on aggregate after the 2-2 draw in Honiara on Tuesday. “The objective for us is to get to the final. So I think when you…

All Whites confirm intercontinental berth

OFC: New Zealand will continue their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifier journey after coming up trumps in the home-and-away OFC Stage 3 Final, despite being held to a 2-2 draw by Solomon Islands in yesterday’s afternoon’s second leg at Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara. New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson expected a tough encounter on…