Kurukuru confident of making difference

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru is confident it can make a difference in the upcoming 2016 FIFA Futsal World. Speaking to local media on their arrival from Australia on Wednesday, head coach, Juliano Schmeling said the team had stepped up preparations during their month long training camp in Australia. He said with the stage…

Hana FC takes on Red Cardim Vaelens program

Hana Football Club started the Red Cardim Vaelens program early this week in Honiara. They started their training program on the topic of family violence which was presented by the community policing team of the RSIPF. During the training activity which was facilitated by the Community Policing team of the RSIPF, they highlighted some of…

Malaita Futsal

Friendlies set The Malaita Futsal team for the up coming Solomon Games will be hosting a Honiara based Futsal club call Matox in two friendly matches scheduled for this coming weekend. The two friendlies will be staged at the Aligegeo stadium in Auki tomorrow and on Saturday respectively. This was confirmed to Star Sports in…

Confidence in ladies hockey

Despite Solomon Islands women’s hockey team will make the first debut in international hockey competition Bently Donga is confident that our national side will be competitive. Head coach Donga stressed this to Star Sports in an interview. “This will be our first time to have our women’s team representing the country in any international competition,’’…

Gender Parity comp heads into finals

The Gender Parity Basketball competition enters the finals four following tough semi finals played last Sunday at the Multipurpose Hall. The day’s opening match saw Sunrise women’s basketball team led by the experienced Basia sisters Sunrise proved too strong for the young D-fenders side securing the first spot for the women’s category grand final following…

Hockey squad named

Erick Fa’asuia and Bently Donga has named their final hockey squads that will represent Solomon Islands in the upcoming World League Round One set to be staged in Suva, Fiji from June 27th – 3rd July 2017. The national side’s men’s head coach Fa’asuia and Women’s team head coach Donga named their squads yesterday following…

SIRUF confirms Oceania U20 rugby participation

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) executive committee has confirmed that they will send a team to compete in the upcoming Oceania U20 Rugby 15s Championship in September. SIRUF is aiming to send a competitive side possible to the said tournament, hence the federation is looking at selecting and training the best national players…

PNG TRIUMPHANT

Solomon Islands has failed to qualify for the grand finals of the OFC Nations Cup after being edged by host Papua New Guinea (PNG) 2-1 last night at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. It was an equally fought match which saw both teams ended the first half with a 1-1 draw. PNG…

We can beat NZ

Toata remains optimistic HEAD coach Moses Toata says the national football team are capable of causing an upset in their final pool match against New Zealand in the OFC Nations Cup tonight in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Toata told Star Sports from PNG yesterday that it will be a crucial match for his side.…