Sau’s rise to be a FIFA referee

Football journey of a village boy EVERYTHING goes according to plan, whether it is your dream to become somebody or you are being voluntarily chosen to be someone else. For David Sau Olobeni, 50, his humble journey to become the first Solomon Islands’ FIFA badge Assistant Referee is a tale that he himself does not…

Telekom supports champ

THE Solomon Islands largest telecommunication company, Our Telekom has donated six Aspera 3G phones, One 3G Tablet and Telekom baskets to be used as consolation prizes for Marovo Open Championship (MOC) set to be staged in Bisuana Village, Marovo Lagoon, Western province from June 27th to July 6th 2016. Speaking during the brief handing over…

Overhaul the team

Supporters want change of squad line-up for next stage Football supporters have called for change in the current lineup of the Solomon Islands men’s national football team. Supporters said there should be a change in preparations for the third stage of the OFC World Cup Qualifiers. They said there should be a new structure put…

Volley ref clinic coming up

The Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) is inviting those who wish to become a volleyball referee to attend their upcoming clinic to be host towards end of this month. SIVF stressed this to Star Sports in a statement on Thursday. “We  invite only first 15 candidates for our indoor volleyball national referee clinic leading up…

Committee wants required number

Solomon Games 2016 Management Committee (SGMC) has urged all provincial sports coordinators to adhere to required number of athletes in each sports that will be played during the upcoming Solomon Games. SGMC stressed this to Star Sports in a statement last night. “Be informed that the maximum number of entries for each sport is  as…

Kurukuru confident of making difference

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru is confident it can make a difference in the upcoming 2016 FIFA Futsal World. Speaking to local media on their arrival from Australia on Wednesday, head coach, Juliano Schmeling said the team had stepped up preparations during their month long training camp in Australia. He said with the stage…

Malaita Futsal

Friendlies set The Malaita Futsal team for the up coming Solomon Games will be hosting a Honiara based Futsal club call Matox in two friendly matches scheduled for this coming weekend. The two friendlies will be staged at the Aligegeo stadium in Auki tomorrow and on Saturday respectively. This was confirmed to Star Sports in…

Confidence in ladies hockey

Despite Solomon Islands women’s hockey team will make the first debut in international hockey competition Bently Donga is confident that our national side will be competitive. Head coach Donga stressed this to Star Sports in an interview. “This will be our first time to have our women’s team representing the country in any international competition,’’…