NWGDA football team gets support

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) on Friday’s hands over training materials to the NWGDA football training squad.  The handing over ceremony took place at the NWGDA meeting area at Pisei, North West Guadalcanal where the squad received 25 sets of football bibs, three soccer balls, and one carrying bag.  NWGDA Chairman, Simon Chottu said he…

Tribute to young footballer

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has paid tribute to a young footballer from Isabel Province who was killed by a crocodile on Monday.  SIFF delivered a message of condolences to the families of Isabel Frigates U-14 player Kisina Kuliusu Damutalau who was killed by a crocodile at Koltakesa, Havulei district in Isabel. The 13-year-old…

Footballers COVID positive

FOUR young footballers from the Royals Football Academy have been tested positive for Covid-19. The confirmation was made by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his national address to the nation, Tuesday. Prime Minister Sogavare confirmed all four cases are from the 16 soccer players that have been stranded in the United Kingdom since early this…

New signings for Eels

HENDERSON Eels FC will sign three new players for the second round of the Telekom S-league (TSL). This was confirmed by the head coach Eddie Marahare. This is part of the Eels preparation for the second round of the TSL season. “I am pleased to announce that three new signings will feature for the team…

Footballers tested positive in UK

TWO local footballers in England have tested positive during their pre-departure test in England. Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr. Jimmy Rodgers said as a result half of the delegation who supposed to board the flight was left back especially those that are believed to have close contacts with the two positive cases. He said…

Namo to lead North Guadalcanal

FOOTBALL Coach Jackson Namo will be leading the North Guadalcanal football team in the upcoming Guadalcanal Cup tournament. Namo confirmed he has kicked off training with the team and is impressed with the feedback from players. “I have the honour to take the North Guadalcanal constituency team for the upcoming Guadalcanal Cup.  “We are running…

Futsal coaches studying OFC Senior C License

Twenty (20) local futsal coaches successfully completed part of the OFC Senior Futsal C License in the weeklong training and studying held in Honiara at the Holy Cross church compound.   Course instructor, Jerry Sam said the coaches have learned so many vital aspects of futsal coaching after the completion of the first part today. “Firstly…

12 teams for PAC Sevens

TWELVE rugby teams will participate in this year’s PAC Sevens Rugby Tournament. The teams are Hammerheads RC, Auki Tigers RC, Ma Ra Ta, SOSA Chiefs, Islander Brothers, Honiara Roo Doggs, Islanders, Luapel, TIA Warriors, SOSA Floods, and Tauloto. A statement from the organizers, Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) Rugby Club made the confirmation. They said they can…

HRUA calls for respect

THE Honiara Rugby Union (HRUA) president, Brian Taupiri has called for respect from all players and rugby clubs. He made the call after the Solomon Islands Rugby Union (SIRUF) took over the case to deal with the issue surrounding the HRUA Division A grand finals. Taupiri highlighted that any resolution cannot be solved by arguments.…

Warriors finished off third

TELEKOM S-League defending champions Solomon Warriors finished off round one of the TSL season on the third spot with 19 points. They wrapped up round one of the country’s premier club competition with a comfortable 4- 1 against debutants Honiara City at Lawson Tama on Wednesday. The debutants started off on the front foot with…