Fans urged to support squad

A CRAZY football fan is calling on all soccer supporters in the country who are planning to watch the return match of our national senior men’s team against Tahiti tomorrow to rally their  support behind our  boys. Raymond Ali made the call since past experiences has proved that our diehard fans and supporters usually withdraw…

Futsal squad set for championships

THE national U12 and U14 futsal squads are in “full swing mode” in their trainings in preparations for the 2017 FFA National Futsal Championships to be held in Sydney, Australia, in early January. Michael Bate’e told Star Sports last night that the boys are currently training under the watchful eyes of our national heroes the…

Tahiti edges Solo

Solomon Islands was defeated 1-0 by host, Tahiti yesterday in the first leg playoff in the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. It was an equally fought out match between the Tahiti and Solomon Islands which saw them end the first half scoreless despite a handful of scoring opportunities. A free kick early in…

Volleyball team returns with pride

It was an emotional moment following the arrival of the Women and men’s volleyball national volleyball teams who returned Tuesday with a bronze medal after defeating Cook Islands in the Oceania women volleyball zonal championship. A small crowd of family members were at the Honiara international terminal to  welcome and greeted our women’s team who…

MPs back in action today

Members of Parliament (MP) will again hit the football pitch today to take on the Oldies at the SIFF Academy field. This will be the third time MPs will take on the veteran side. The recent meet between the two teams saw the MPs finish off with an impressive 5-2 win. At that time they…

New executive for SITTF

The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federations (SITTF) has a new executive as of Wednesday. The new executive was elected during the SITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday at the NOCSI Conference room, chaired by the president of Hockey and Archery, Nihal Seneviratne. The SITTF president Aldrin Bekala stands undefeated with the secretary general Elwin…

Final Squad revealed Interesting omissions

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has revealed the names of 18 football players who will form the national men’s senior football team to represent the country in the first match of the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. The 18 men team comprises of seven defenders, two goal-keepers, three mid fielders, three flankers…

HOCKEY IN TOP AWARD RACE

Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) was amongst the shortlisted 2016 Hockey Revolution Awards. This was official announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) late last month.  “The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the shortlist for all of the Hockey Revolution Awards which will be presented at the Hockey Revolution Part 2 Conference in Dubai,’’…

KOSSA futsal training delayed

KOSSA Futsal club’s training has been delayed for the next few weeks. This is due to the maintenance work done at the Multipurpose Hall. Coach, Thomas Kalola told Star Sports trainings should resume as soon as the venue is set. Kalola said early preparation is a must so that the team is well prepared for…

Small Malaita mini games registration

The Walande local organizing committee (POC) for the upcoming Small Malaita Mini Games has moved the registration closing date to 21 November 2016. A statement from the organisers said this is to ensure that all logistical arrangements, draws and fixtures can be completed in time prior to the start of the Games with the Opening…