Eagle in friendly, Thursday

The Malaita Eagles Soccer team will again test their strength against the Malaita Kings FC in a friendly match schedule for this Thursday in Honiara. The Eagles team manager Levi Filuala told this paper that the friendly match will be their last preparation before the Solomon Games Soccer tournament which is schedule to kick off…

Tu Ata Games set

THE much anticipated and fierce Tu Ata Games is set to kick off this weekend. People of Sikaiana from all works of life in Honiara and provinces will again gather at the Ever Green Red Beach sports grounds, to celebrate the day with exciting sporting activities. Tu Ata Games is anticipated to be a tough…

Hockey campaign starts

The Solomon National Hockey squads will kick off their campaign for the World Hockey League round one in Suva, Fiji this morning. Hockey president Nihal Senevirantne said our national squads has settled down well and are prepared for their opening matches today. “After our arrival on Saturday both teams settled down well and are looking…

S-CUP deferred

The 2016 Solomon Cup has been postponed for a later date due to SIFF’s unsuccessful negotiations to run the event under the Solomon Games. However a football competition will be staged in place of Solomon Cup and run under the 2016 Solomon Games sporting event from July 1- 16. SIFF confirmed this to Star Sports…

Pikinini soccer to continue on

The SWIRE pikinini program will continue during this school holiday. HFA General Secretary Leonard Paia confirmed this to Sunday Sports last Saturday. “Despite the school holiday the pikinini program will continue,’’ he said. Paia said so far the program has significantly improved. “Since the program was introduced, basic understanding of football has been very obvious…

Leaders urged to support sport

A senior teacher and sport master of Namoia Community High School (NCHS) along Kwaibaita Valley, east Malaita, says lack of support from leaders is the main hindrance to sport development in the area. Wilson Jr Wanofafia told Sunday Star yesterday. “We have a lot of talented youths here but the problem is we lack support…

Hockey squads jet out

The national hockey squads jet out to Fiji last Saturday for the Hockey World League Round One, set to kick off from the 28th June to 3rd July. The squads comprised of 18 players for both men and women’s team, with six officials. Hockey President Nihal Senevirantne told Sunday Sports prior to their departure that…

Race on for U19 top spots

THE race for the U19 top spots continues as top contender Real Kakamora FC edged its way closer to leaders Marist FC. Kakamora reduced the gap yesterday following their default victory over Western United. The much needed win gave them 34 points but still remain 4 points behind the current league leaders Marist FC who…

Hockey gets more support

THE Solomon Islands national hockey squads are receiving overwhelming support from business houses in the country ahead of their departure for Suva, Fiji this weekend to compete in the Hockey World Round League One. Heritage Park Hotel was the latest company to support the squads this round. The Hotel’s General Manager Sanjay Bhargava handed over…