Kurukuru beaten 6-0 by Morocco

FOOTBALL fans and supporters have come out to encourage the country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru following their first defeat of the FIFA Futsal World Cup yesterday. Kurukuru went down 6-0 to Morocco in their opening group match of the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania. Football fans sent words of encouragement to the Kurukuru team…

SINPC announces Para-athletes squad

THE Solomon Islands National Paralympics Committee (SINPC) has released the names of the National Para Sports Squad for upcoming International, regional and domestic Para sports events. Seventeen men and women were selected from recent training camps organized by the SINPC. The first sports event these selected athletes will take part in is the upcoming Solomon…

Futsal week Summer Cup next

THE country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru will kick off their Futsal Week Summer Cup campaign against Costa Rica in Pore, Croatia today. This is the first of four pool matches of the Futsal Week Summer Cup. Their second pool match will be up against Italy tomorrow September 2nd, Finland on Friday September 4th and Azerbaijan…

Central Coast earns point in draw

Central Coast Football Club (FC) and F-Ridge FC walked away with a point each after a 1-1 draw in the round three match of the Auki Langa Langa Football Association (ALFA) League over the weekend. The two teams failed to find an opening goal in the first half as they went for the half-time break…

$440k raised for charity

THE Malaysian Community here in the country has raised $440,000 and was donated for charity. The fund was raised during a golf competition hosted by the Malaysian companies at the Honiara Golf Club over the weekend. The funds were distributed to the Rotary Club, Honiara Golf Club and the Solomon Islands Golf Federation. “Every year…

Vote in FIFA Awards

SOLOMON Islands will be voting in the Best FIFA Football Awards amongst 211 member associations. Representing Solomon Islands is Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Media Officer Simon Abana who is currently in Europe with the country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru. The best FIFA awards includes the Best FIFA Women’s Player, Best FIFA Women’s Coach, Best…