More locals certified as hockey coach

About 26 officials of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) are now certificate holders of the Oceania Hockey Coach level 1. They officially received their Certificate of Accreditation on Tuesday from the president of SIHF Nihal Seneviratne yesterday at the SIM sports grounds. Nihal said the recipients’ final received their Certificates after successfully completed a…

Kurukuru hailed

THE President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Seneviratne has joined the mad Kurukuru fans and supporters in the country and abroad in congratulating the boys for the second victory Tuesday. Senevirantne stressed this to Star Sports in an interview yesterday. “On behalf of SIHF I would like to congratulate the Kurukuru boys…

Kurukuru soars, New Zealand is next

Solomon Islands national futsal men’s team, Kurukuru has done it again, another win in the Oceania Futsal Championship. This time an impressive 5-1 win over New Caledonia who suffered their first defeat following their win against the host Fiji with a similar score margin 5-1 on Monday. New Caledonia looked sharp and united as they…

Job not yet done

KURUKURU Captain Elliot Ragomo says the job of defending the title is not yet done after their second win, Tuesday. The reigning OFC Futsal champions won their second match comfortably with a 5-1 win over New Caledonia at the Vodafone Arena last night in Suva. There are three games left to play and Ragomo said…

Kurukuru wins first game

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru registered their first win of the Oceania Championship defeating bitter rivals Tahiti 3-0 at the Vodafone Arena in Suva, Fiji last night. Kurukuru captain Elliot Ragomo fired home the opening goal past Tahiti custodian Teva Durot to take the lead three minutes from kick off. Substitution Micah Lea’alafa and…

Toata: I believe in the players

The Solomon Islands national men’s football team’s head coach, Moses Toata says he believes in his players and the process of preparing a team despite the recent 4-1 defeat to Australia’ Sydney FC in their first of s series of friendly matches. Toata was responding to the many critics the squad received following their defeat…

Duo hail squad

FORMER NATIONAL rep Batram Suri and veteran midfielder Henry Fa’arodo Jnr applauded the performance by the country’s national men’s senior national team against A-League giants Sydney FC despite the result. The national side were beaten 4-1 by the full-time professional club in Sydney last Sunday. Fa’arodo who used to play with Perth Glory during his…

Boxing back in action

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) has officially kicked off boxing competition for this year over the weekend. A total of 11 bouts were staged at the Multipurpose Hall to mark the commencement of the competition in the country after being revived late last year. Quite a few fighters made their first debut in the…