U19 basketball training squads named

The Solomon Islands basketball federation (SIBF) has revealed the names of 33 young basketball players enlisted for the U19 training squad for the upcoming Oceania basketball championship. The number of the current listed players for both categories will be trimmed as time goes on until it reaches the final 12 players who will then represent…

Credit Corporation supports school rugby

As its ongoing support and commitment toward the development of sports in the country, Credit Corporation (SI) Ltd has once again stepped in to support the code of rugby union and is the 2014 major sponsor of the Honiara high schools rugby 15-a-side competition. The sponsorship covers prizes for the competition, official’s polo shirts and…

38 Taekwondo students graded

The Focus Taekwondo club has successfully held the first grading for its student for this year over the weekend. The grading was held at Multipurpose Hall conference room and attended by students, families and friends. There were 38 students being graded which comprised of both boys and girls. Beginners graded for yellow and some for…

Avaiki calls

The Avaiki rugby club is appealing to all members both old and new to take the first step of preparing for this year’s rugby league by attending their first meeting scheduled to take place today. The venue for the meet will be at the White River sports field at 5pm. The agenda of the meeting…

Mamula gets double award

The Solomon Islands National U19 squad might not have won the Oceania U20 Championship but they did brought back some pride returning home with two top awards, the OFC Best and Fair Play Award and the Golden Boot Award. The tournament’s Golden Ball was won by Solomon Islands midfielder Atkin Kaua who bagged five goals…

FUTSAL TEAMS INVITED

AUKI Futsal champions, the Auki Eels along with Honiara’s Parramatta Kings have been invited to attend and participate in the Fiji Futsal championships next month. The invitation from the Fiji Futsal association requested that Parramatta Kings and another club from the Solomon Islands can take part in the lucrative Futsal champs. Recently being crowned champions…

SIFF reject claims

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has rejected claims that the selection of players for the national U19 squad was done only for Honiara based players. This was in response to criticisms from members of the public who blamed SIFF for conducting a one-sided selection process targeting only Honiara based players which resulted in the…

Mamulas first win

Solomon Islands national U19 team has registered their first win of the Oceania U20 Championship by defeating American Samoa 5-0 yesterday. The win gave them four points from four matches played. Two first half goals and three in the second half was enough for the Mamulas to bring back some pride after they failed to…