Sports bring changes

Bethany community in North Guadalcanal has seen the impact of engaging youths in sports activities. Since male youths from the community formed their own football club (FC) sometimes ago, it brought the youths together, get busy while engaging in organised football competition that have been organised in North Guadalcanal. Bethany is located in the Ngalimbiu…

Women soccer here dormant?

CONCERNS have been raised over the inactiveness of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) governing body in not promptly finding sponsorship to help revive the women’s soccer league here in the country. Speaking to this paper, several former national women soccer players said that they standard and level of women’s soccer in the country was…

Clubs receives awards

Winners of the recent Telekom S-league (TSL) season have finally had their hands on their respective awards over the weekend. The presentation of awards took place at the Pacific Casino Sea View area. The top three winners received trophies and medals according to their respective positions including consolation prizes for the coach of the year,…

Marist maintains top spot

QQQ Marist men’s basketball team still maintains their position as leaders of the Namson Tran Basketball competition after defeating a strong MMTM side at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. Marist finished off the match with a two point difference 35-33. Fully equipped with most of their players, Marist put in all efforts to make it…

Warriors win second friendly

Solomon Islands Football Club champions, Solomon Warriors have won their second friendly match against a tough TSL Select side on Sunday at the Lawson Tama Stadium. The match ended with a final score 4-1. It was a tough and equally contested match compared to their first friendly last weekend. After fighting out ninety minutes of…

HRUA clubs urged to attend meeting

THE Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) is urging all club representatives to attend a rescheduled meeting at 4:30pm today at the Kokonut Café. HRUA secretary Morris Temangutau’a said an earlier meeting scheduled for last week was not attended therefore the date has been rescheduled to today. “Please make all effort to attend. If you will…

Deadline set for NOCSI affiliation

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has revealed that all affiliations will be closed on March 30. In a statement on Tuesday, NOCSI urged all federations to submit their affiliation fees along with their 2013 Activity Reports and the 2014 Activity Schedule. NOCSI also urged Sports federations that are yet to pay up…

Two off to play in AFL season

Solomon Islands will have two of its AFL players vie in the 2014 AFL in Australia. Francis Ramo and Peter Nuku are the two lucky players who were given the opportunity to travel to Australia and play AFL for the 2014 season. The two boys were selected based on their commitment and work ethic towards…

TOTORI RETURNS TO WAITAKERE

SOCCER star Benjamin Totori has been reported to have returned to join New Zealand’s Waitakere FC for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship. Totori’s local club Western United FC management on Tuesday confirmed signing Totori’s release for Waitakere this week. Totori is not new to the Waitakere outfit thus will not find it difficult to fit…

HFA Pre-season date set

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) has confirmed the date for the HFA 2014 Pre-season to be on April 5 at the King George School grounds. Following their meeting early this week, HFA scheduled April 5 as the date. The HFA Executive therefore calls on interested clubs to submit their applications between now and Wednesday April…