Do or die

The Solomon Islands National U19 men’s soccer team cannot afford to lose or even draw any of its three remaining match. According to the updated statistics of the competition, a defeat or draw will give a much less chance of contesting for the top finish. Their next game will be against New Caledonia today. New…

Berets and Isa continue wins

Green Berets and Isa Purple have continued with their second win in the Honiara Netball Association (HNA) Netball League Proper’s premier division. Berets managed to go past a determined and tough Gold Ridge side 39 -29 while Isa Purple defeated Breeze 61-53 on Saturday. In other premier division matches, SOSA Faywright defeated KOSSA women 63-19…

High hopes as team leaves

U-19 pledged to deliver The Solomon Islands national under 19 team’s hopes of making it through the Under 20 World Cup qualifying round in Fiji is high with the absence of New Zealand and Tahiti’s. New Zealand will not participate as they will be the host for the World Cup next year whilst Tahiti is…

Coach: Injuries are minor

The head coach of the Solomon Islands National U19 soccer squad, Commins Menapi has assured supporters and soccer fanatics that the injuries of some of their travelling players are just minor injuries. Menapi made the assurance before their departure over the weekend. He admitted having some players being injured during the friendly match against Marist…

Shaw out of SIFF

Gov’t asked to bail out soccer The national government has been asked to bail out Solomon Islands Football Association (SIFF) of its debts, whilst SIFF’s appointed normalising committee chairman, Ian Shaw was suspended. Australian Shaw was appointed by OFC and FIFA to head SIFF office as interim executive when the local football federation ran into…

HFA matches cancelled

Matches Division 1 and Division 2 of the Honiara Football Association (HFA) league which were scheduled to take place at the King George Sixth field yesterday were cancelled. This was due to the Friday night riot at the King George Sixth area. According to the HFA, if the situation is still tense matches which should…

HNA: impressive start

Honiara Netball Association are impressed with the kicking off of this year’s netball league and competitions. President Shalom Akao Waita said the turn out from supporters and fans have been tremendous. She said it was encouraging to see a good turn out and seeing promoted teams performing to their best. The high school competition is…

Berets and Isa open with win

Green Berets 2 and Isa Purple kicked off with a win each in the Premier Division of Honiara Netball Association. Isa thrashed newly promoted Gold Ridge 62 – 36 whilst Green Berets 1 edges KOSSA 45- 38. In the premier reserves, Bokolo defeated Isa Blue 39 – 26, Police 2 beat Green Berets 1 69…

Under 19 off to Fiji despite loss

The national U19 team flew out to Fiji yesterday afternoon despite losing most of their travel equipment during Friday night’s rioting and looting of shops and offices in east Honiara. The team lost sporting gears, official wears and donated food. SIFF office confirms the incident and listed some of those items as: -24 jogging shoes…

Mamulas in friendly match

The Solomon Islands National U19 team – The Mamulas will be playing their final friendly match against Marist FC today at the Lawson Tama Stadium. This is in preparation for the upcoming Oceania U19 World Cup Qualifiers which will be held in Suva, Fiji. This match is set to kick off at 7pm following a…