Toata: I believe in the players

The Solomon Islands national men’s football team’s head coach, Moses Toata says he believes in his players and the process of preparing a team despite the recent 4-1 defeat to Australia’ Sydney FC in their first of s series of friendly matches. Toata was responding to the many critics the squad received following their defeat…

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…

Nawo stays with national team

One of the three Solomon Islands national football players who were center of the row between the Solomon Islands national coach and Vanuatu’s Amicale FC’s manager has decided to remain with the national squad for the Australian tour. National head coach, Coach Moses Toata on Tuesday confirmed that Joses Nawo has decided to remain with…