Kurukuru on the lead

AFTER Day Three of the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship the defending champions, Solomon Islands National Futsal Team, known as Kurukurus are currently leading the competition with nine points from three successive victory. Their 4-1 victory over hot contenders Futsal Whites edged them a step closer to 2016 Futsal World Cup set for Colombia later this…

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…

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…

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…