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…

‘My boys have improved’

Football has always circulated well amongst the Solomon Island provinces but the development of the game in the Renbel Province has always been indelible. The recent Solomon Cup and the current Youth Solomon Cup has definitely been a platform for Renbel Province football to shine as players from the remote Province continued to improve in…