Football fans farewell Felipe

FOOTBALL fans bid their farewell to the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Techincal Director Felipe Vega Arango, Tuesday Arango’s two year’s contract has ended and returned to Spain yesterday. Many flooded the social media Facebook Solomon Soccer page expressing their gratitude and acknowledgment for Arango’s contribution to the country’s football development. “Thank you very much…

Kurukuru’s new coach here

THE National Futsal team Kurukuru has welcomed its Brazilian coach, Vinicius De Carvalho Leite who arrived in the country, Tuesday. Coach ‘Vinnie’ as commonly known arrived yesterday along with Alexandre Argolo, a Strength and Conditioning coach. Both coaches are looking forward to work with the Oceania champions with high hopes and expectations though they admitted…

Ragomo hails new coach

VETERAN Kurukuru captain, Eliot Ragomo expressed the team’s gratitude while welcoming the new Brazilian Kurukuru coach, Vinicius De Carvalho Leite and his assistant Alexander Argolo, an experienced strength and conditioning coach. Ramogo made the statement to the local media shortly after the arrival of the two much needed coaches yesterday in Honiara. “First of all,…

Taekwondo releases training squad

  THE Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union (SITU) has released the names of athletes for the training squad, in preparation for the upcoming Pacific Games in Samoa this year. The training squad comprises of, 22 men and 12 women. According to Instructor and coach, Derick Afu these athletes were selected from the previous Solomon Games and…

“GOOD GOVERNANCE IS KEY”

GOOD Governance is the key to success in all sports, says Project Coordinator of the Oceania Paralympic Committee (OPC), Christopher Nunn. Mr Nunn highlighted this during a three-day workshop he facilitated in Honiara, for para-athletes, coaches and members of the Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee (SINPC). “Without good governance, you cannot get results in sport,’’…

SIRUF names PG training squad

SOLOMON Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) has announced their training squad for the upcoming 2019 Pacific Games. The upcoming Pacific Games will be held in Samoa, July 2019. The extended training squad consists of 35 players will be undergoing vigorous training sessions under the leadership of Philip Campbell and Alivereti Mocelutu with the support of…

SINFED sets target on 2023

THE Solomon Islands Netball Federation (SINFED) is setting its focus beyond 2019, eyeing the 2023 Pacific Games. SINFED president, Noelyn Luahiti stated that SINFED continues with its Plan to get to the final play off at the Pacific Games 2023 in Honiara.  Last December, SINFED facilitated its Corporate Plan 2019 – 2023.  A few veteran…

WARRIORS READY

Solomon Warriors gear up for O-League  Solomon Warriors are gearing up to host the OFC Champions League Group D in Honiara from 24 February to 2 March at Lawson Tama.    The Solomon Islands champions coach Moses Toata said his boys have stepped up preparation since turn of the year.  “We are into the third…

Galaxy FC signs Kilifa

GALAXY Football Club (FC) of Vanuatu has signed the country’s former national football player, Moffat Kilifa to boost their campaign in the premier championship league in Vanuatu. According to Galaxy FC report the Team Management has welcomed the arrival of Kilifa in Vanuatu this week. The Galaxy FC Management welcomes their new import Kilifa to…