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…

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…

Boxers’ absence, a concern

President of the Honiara Amateur boxing Association (HABA) has expressed his disappointment over the non-attendance of boxers who weigh in but did not compete during the official opening of this year’s boxing competition over the weekend. John Firifote said, HABA will not tolerate such behaviour adding this type of attitude must not be entertained. “I…

Solo takes on Tahiti in opener

Solomon Islands will take on Tahiti for their opening match of 2016 the Oceania Futsal Championship which also serves as the Oceania Futsal World Cup Qualifiers. This was revealed by the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) last Sunday. The Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru will battle against the Tahiti national futsal team tomorrow at 8pm…