Keana formally suspended

Maxwell Keana has been formally suspended from participating in all Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) sanction competitions while his case is before the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) and the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Disciplinary/Ethics Committee.   The Executive decided to suspend the player in a meeting held on Saturday…

Young tennis team wins medals

SOLOMON ISLANDS young tennis players were impressive in the recent Vanuatu Regional Junior Tennis championship held in Vanuatu. The young tennis players finished in the top three spots in all three categories of the U10, U12, and U14 category for both girls and boys.  For the U10 boys, Junior Kennedy and Andrew Sanga finished top in the…

Title contention open

Warriors suffered first defeat By CARLOS ARUAFU THE battle for the top spot of the Telekom S-league (TSL) is open following the 3-1 defeat of the defending champions Solomon Warriors FC to FC Isabel.  United displayed one of their toughest performances of the season leading the defending champions by two goals to nil in the…

SIFF farewells JICA volunteer

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has farewelled the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer Shimpei Fujiyama who had worked hand in hand with them for two years.  This was confirmed to Star Sports via a statement from SIFF on Tuesday. “Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer Shimpei Fujiyama says goodbye to SIFF after a…

Females urged to take up self defence 

Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) Dr Cedric Alependava is supporting the Self Defence and Self Protection seminars currently underway in Honiara during the 16 Days of Activism.  Dr Alependava uttered this in an interview with Star Sports when facilitator of the seminars Master John Gill started…

U14 Junior Kurukuru squad named

THE Junior U14 Kurukuru team who will be representing the country in the 2020 Australian National Futsal Championship early next year was announced, Tuesday. According to reports, the team comprises of 11 players selected from SISC popular 2019 Bulk Shop Junior Futsal League. The team is currently undergoing intensive training under the leadership of head…

TOP CALL FOR REFS

Solomon Islands FIFA badged referees George Time and Hugo Hebala Pado are on international duties in China and Paraguay this month. Time arrived in China on Tuesday to officiate at the 2019 FISU University World Cup from 21 November to 1 December in Jinjiang as 16 men’s and 8 women’s football teams set to compete,…

Heavy defeat for U17

THE country’s national U17 team suffered their second defeat in the men’s FIFA U17 World Cup tournament in Brazil yesterday. The U17 team went down 7-0 to Paraguay of South America. The young lads did a pretty good job in the first half to hold off Paraguay with only two goals. The South Americans extended…

Body Builders hail sponsors

Our National Bodybuilders who have created history for the country at 25th South Pacific Body Building championships held in New Caledonia has made a surprise visit to stakeholders and business houses who supported them to attend championships upon their return, Wednesday. Soon after their arrival on Wednesday afternoon at the Honiara International Airport the national…