HFA U19 school draw

The HFA 2017 Under 19 School draws took place on Tuesday afternoon at the SIFF Conference room after 17 secondary schools have registered and confirmed their participation. The new schools that have come in which have not participated in the current under 16 school league include Nguvia CHS from the Guadalcanal plains, ST Joseph Tenaru,…

AETA EAGER TO START

JOHN Aeta a surprise inclusion in the national football side says he is keen to start against Fiji tomorrow in Suva. Aeta was called up to the national senior team by Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango after his impressive display at the OFC under-17 championship in Tahiti earlier this year. Speaking exclusively to Star Sports, Aeta said…

KEOTA HELD IN CUSTODY

Second accused faces two killings charge DOUBLE murder accused Raymond Keota faced the court on Wednesday, hours after he was brought over to Honiara from Malaita in a police speed craft. Keota was arrested in an early morning raid at Fourere village in north Malaita last Sunday. He is now co-accused with Jimson Goufi, who…

First friendly today

Spaniard’s first real test SPANIARD Felipe Vega-Arango first real test is set for tonight as our national team takes on Fiji at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji. After taking the helm as coach for the national side, Vega-Arango will eager to try out his system with his 24 traveling squad against a determined Fijian…

Alleged robbers still without lawyers

TWO men who allegedly launched a failed robbery on a couple at the King George VI area in east Honiara are still without lawyers despite making several requests. David Toli, 28, and Philip Lee, 21, are both facing armed robbery charges. Since they are both yet to be allocated lawyers from the Public Solicitor’s Office,…

Construction on East Guadalcanal road underway

A 60 Kilometers road is currently being constructed in East Guadalcanal Constituency starting from Marau Sound to Avuavu. Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency, Bradley Tovosia told the Solomon Star yesterday the construction of the road is progressing well. “Last weekend, the road has reached Naho primary school and is expected to reach Avuavu…

NATIONAL TEAM DEPARTS

Vega-Arango to identify best 11 in Fiji OUR national men’s football side left the country yesterday for their double header friendlies with Fiji this week ahead of the World Cup qualifiers next month. Speaking to Star Sports prior to their departure yesterday afternoon, Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango said he will use the friendlies to identify his…

Fa’arodo wears arm band

Solomon Islands most capped football player, Henry Fa’arodo Junior will once again wear the arm band to take on the captaincy role for the two friendly matches. This was confirmed, Tuesday by the head coach Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango before the team’s departure for Fiji. “Henry is very important; he’s played for the squad for 10…

MP UNDER SPOTLIGHT

Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal and Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group has come under heavy criticism for allegedly hitting the security gate at King George Sixth School early this week.   Dr Derek Sikua was claimed to have driven dangerously at a high speed which resulted in the boom gate being hit.…

MISSING CASH PROBE

THE Police investigation team had questioned the wife of the prime suspect in connection to the cash stolen from the LGZ shop in Townground, West Honiara, it was revealed. Information reaching this paper claimed the investigation team this week questioned the wife of the second suspect – Raymond Koeta, in Auki in relation to the…