Royals players snatch individual awards

The winners of the inaugural Solrais Women’s Premier League and championship, the RSIPF Royals were also awarded two individual awards at the awards night held recently in Honiara. Police Constable (PC) Francina Mautai and Royals midfielder won the coveted player of the season award, a statement from Police Media Unit said.  Royals goalkeeper Margaret Kofela…

East Malaita football event underway

The East Malaita Constituency Christmas Senior Division Football Tournament for ward 16 kicked off early this week at Faumamanu School playing ground. The 11 aside soccer tournament is being sponsored by East Malaita constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Manasseh Maelanga. A total of 22 teams are participating in the competition. The East Malaita Constituency Senior…

Lai: a milestone achievement

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai says the recent groundbreaking for the new Futsal and indoor sports complex is a milestone achievement.  Lai told the media that the time has come for futsal to have a home following many promises done over the past years. “This is great news because in…

TFL games underway

THE annual TLF games at Laugwata in the interior part of ward 3 in West Kwara’ae Constituency, Malaita Province has kicked off on Monday 21st December. TFL stands for Tehila, Laugwata, and Faubora communities. The one-week TLF games were officially opened by Malaita Provincial Minister for Youth, Women and Sports Ivan Tonafalea on Sunday. President…

FD Reds, Kairos cup new champs

FD Reds Football Club (FC) from Fo’ondo community in North Malaita has been crowned the 2020 champions of the Kairos Cup. They won the tournament after defeating Gwau’ulu Boys Football Club (FC) in the grand final.  FD Reds FC walked away with the first prize; a trophy and $4000 cash prize while runner-up Gwou’ulu Boys…

WORK ON NEW FUTSAL HOME

Work on the construction of the 2023 Pacific Games Multi-Purpose Futsal Stadium has officially commenced, Monday. The commencement of work was officially declared during a groundbreaking ceremony officiated by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. The ceremony was held at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Panatina campus sports ground in East Honiara. A number of guests,…

William Lai: We should be proud

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai said everyone who took part in the recent Solomon Cup tournament should be proud to be part of a historical event. He highlighted the most important thing is for everyone to come together despite whatever province to celebrate football.  “All of you who took part…

SIFF hails support

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Executive committee and Secretariat has thanked the local organising committee (LOC), the government through the Ministry of Home Affairs and Prime Minister Office, other partners APCO, NHA for a successful hosting of the 2020 Solomon Cup. SIFF president, William Lai said the 2020 Solomon Cup is a historic one…

Suidani assures Eagles

Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has assured the Malaita Eagles team who recently participated at the Solomon Cup tournament in Honiara that his government has already signed a deal with landowners for a football stadium development in Malaita Province next year. He stated this when welcoming back the boys in Auki on Wednesday. “My government…

PFAs received Solomon Cup gate taking shares

The ten (10) Provincial Football Associations (PFAs) received their shares of the Solomon Cup gate taking from the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) on Tuesday in Honiara. This is after SIFF has deducted the costs relating to the running and management of the 2020 Solomon Cup tournament. The balance of the total gate taking after deducting…