Taekwondo family snatch medals

A mother and her two young sons who represented Solomon Islands at the 7th Oceania Taekwondo Championship in Fiji from November 25- 27 returned home yesterday with three medals – a gold and two silver. A USP Fiji based Lecturer Katy Soapi and her two young sons Leo Soapi (seven years old) and Finn Soapi…

Laucala thrashes ANZ

LOCAL students studying in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) was narrowly beaten 4 -3 by USP Laucala 1 side in an impressive showdown at the SIFF academy field, Tuesday. It was an electrifying match as both teams battled it out to grab themselves a point in their first match. However, it was USP Laucala 1…

U17 team moves into camp

The Solomon Islands national U17 men’s football team is in camp ahead of their participation for the Oceania U17 Championship. A total of 27 players have moved into camp as of Monday at the SIFF Academy. These players were part of the 30 men training squad recently announced by SIFF. Initially there were 100 players…

Club demands answers

Western United football (WUFC) has demanded clarification whether they received free three points against Koloale or the game has being postponed for a later date. This follows the cancellation of the match between Western United and Koloale on Sunday. The match was called off due to the non-payment of the Koloale club registration fee. In…

Tough race

Naka maintains golden boot race The race for the golden boot title gets tough as Telekom S-league nears the end of the season. Western United FC’s striker, James Naka maintains the lead with 19 goals scored from 14 matches played. He is closely chased by Solomon Warriors FC Dennis Ifunaoa with 15 goals, Atkin Kaua…

Call to support teams

ALL local university students have been urged to turn up at the games venues to support their teams competing in the 2016 Inter-tertiary games in Honiara. USP Laucala Sport Chair and Coach Paul Baekalia made the call on Monday. He said, it is important that students must turn up or come along at the games…

First win for SINU 1

…USP SI 1 & Emalus 1 draws all THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) team 1 has registered their first 3 points following their first win at the SIFF Academy field, Monday afternoon. SINU side denied the University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USP SI) team 3 in the 2016 inter-tertiary soccer competitions that…

TOATA HOPEFUL

Let’s support the boys, says coach THE national men’s football interim head coach Mosses Toata is expecting a tough return match against Tahiti tomorrow but is confident to register their first three points. Toata uttered this to Star Sports in an interview on Friday. “I’m expecting a very strong match against Tahiti, but I’m quite…

Temotu prepares for netball tourney

TEMOTU Province is set to host the most prestigious Our Telekom National U20 netball championship at the end of this month at their capital Lata. Temotu Sports Development Officer (SDO) Willie Moli confirmed this to Star Sports from Lata on Friday. “This will be our first time to host such national event and we are…

Temotu ready to fight for prize

TEMOTU Province is not only preparing to host the Our Telekom National U20 Netball Championship set to be staged in their shores but are also preparing to give their opponents a touch fight for the top award of the competition. “Apart from our preparation to host the championship, our U20 netball squad are also full…