Crucial AFA matches this weekend

THE deciding match to determine who leads Group A of the Auki Football Association (AFA) pre-season is set for Saturday at the Aligegeo stadium in Auki. Fiu FC and AC star FC will go head to head for top spot in the group. According to AFA tally Mid-West is currently leading the pool with 5…

BAEGENI SOAR WITH EAGLES

MALAITA in-form striker Clement Baegeni first half hatrick in between Clifton Aumae’s goal saw the Eagles soar to the grand final of the 2017 Our Telekom Solomon Cup. Baegeni who was in stunning form in front of goal scored two quick goals in the opening 10 minutes. He added a third and Eagles fourth of…

Second semi final showdown

The second semi final showdown of the 2017 Solomon Cup tournament will kick off at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Wednesday. Group B leaders and defending champions, Malaita Eagles will take on Lauru Kuvojo at 1:30pm to determine the second finalist for the 2017 Solomon Cup tournament. This is the match most fans and supporters are…

Shields set for grand final

Central Shields have secured a spot in the grand finals of the Telekom Solomon Cup tournament for the first time ever after winning their semi final against Western Turtles yesterday. Shields and Turtles battled it out for 120 minutes before heading into the penalty shootout for Central Shields to come out victorious with a 4-1…

Security Service commended

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation President William Lai and his Executive have commended the service of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and Melanesian Security Services for providing security at the Solomon Cup tournament in Honiara. A statement from the Solomon Cup Local Organizing Committee (LOC) says they would like to thank both RSIPF…

Squad to play All Stars in friendly

THE National men’s football squad will play their first friendly exhibition match against Solomon Cup All Stars as part of their preparation to take on New Zealand in the grand finals of the stage three of the World Cup Qualifiers. According to reports from the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical Department, the friendly exhibition…

Turtles laud fans

THE Western Turtles head coach, Alec Wickham has thanked their football fans and supporters and their sponsors for supporting them since the beginning of the Solomon Cup. Turtles unbeaten run were stopped by Central Shields yesterday leaving defending champions Malaita Eagles as the only team that are yet to lose any games in the Solomon…

Villagers lose confidence in police

BALIPA’A villagers in Reef Islands, Temotu Province are calling on the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to investigate its officers manning the station on the Reef Islands. A spokesperson for the villagers, who refused to be named, made this statement following an incident on Saturday at Balipa’a Village. “On Saturday police went to our…

20 futsal training squad named

The Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) has released the names of 20 U17 futsal players to be part of the training squad. These players will undergo further training until September 1 where the final squad will be named. This squad will represent Solomon Islands at the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U17 Futsal Qualifiers in New…