West Honiara FC to host 7s Football comp

West Honiara Football Club will be hosting a 7-a-side football code competition starting from March 24 to March 28. The competition is in line with West Honiara FC Vision 2020, This is a follow up on our community 7s Futbal Championship last year. Attractive prizes are up for grab with the first prize of $10,000,…

Kurukuru $5k richer

Members of the Kurukuru team has received an additional $5000 each payment reward for their recent victory in the Oceania Futsal Championship. This time it came from the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA), one of the main sponsors. This is apart from government’s $10, 000 per head. SIPA handed over $5000 cash to Kurukuru players…

U19 youth league kicks off

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) on Tuesday launched its U19 youth league in Honiara. The official opening was marked with a colourful parade from nine of the 10 teams that will take part in the competition at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Speaking at the Official launching ceremony, SIFF’s Vice President Edward Omokirio highlighted four important…

Volleyball course planned

The Volleyball Solomon Islands Federation (VSIF) will be organising a 5-day Volleyball Coaching Course Level , with the support of the FIVB and Olympic Solidarity between 21-25 March 2016 in Honiara. The course will be run by FIVB instructor David Smith from Australia. “We will be inviting 20 teachers and additional 10 with some volleyball…

Powerlifting has a new executive

THE newly introduced sport in the country Powerlifting has finally elected its office bearers to look after the affairs of the sport in the country. The election of the office bearers for the Honiara Powerlifting Association took place at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. The newly elected secretary of the association Peter Michael confirmed this…

He’ll be back

Schmelling to rejoin Kurukuru The master minder of the Kurukuru’s fifth victory at the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship in Fiji, Juliano Schmeling will arrive back in Honiara this Tuesday to continue with his duties with Kurukuru. He confirmed this to Sunday Sports from New Zealand on Saturday. The Kurukuru Brazilian tactician said he will arrive…

Squad eye more friendlies

The national men’s football team are expecting a few more international friendly matches as part of their preparation for the upcoming Nation’s Cup in Papua New Guinea in May this year. Head coach Moses Toata confirmed this. “We are looking at bringing two teams or a team for two games next month and we will…

Kurukuru reign!

Kurukuru claimed their fifth Oceania title after beating Fiji 5-0 in their final match of the 2016 Futsal Championship last Saturday in Fiji. Four goals in the first half and a lone goal in the second stanza was enough for the local lads to book their ticket for the FIFA Futsal World Cup set to be staged…

Colombia here we come

Fifth Oceania title for Kurukuru Kurukuru have confirmed their placement to represent the Oceania region in the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia, South America. This followed their 5-0 win against hosts Fiji at the Vodafone Arena in Suva, Fiji, last Saturday. A four goal lead in the first half was enough for the…