Warriors remain on top

Defending TSL champions, Solomon Warriors FC remain at the top of the TSL tally and are in the driving seat to defend their title after a two-all draw with title challengers Henderson Eels at Lawson Tama on Saturday. It was a tough and equally fought match as Warriors looks to maintain their lead and Henderson Eels…

Suaga hands over documents to NOCSI

A one-time president of National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Christian Suaga has handed over documents containing history of the first Solomon Islands National Olympic committee to the chairman of the Athletes Commission of the National Olympic Committee Francis Manioru last week. Suaga handed over the document after Manioru visited to pay him respect…

PM: what we must do to host 2023 Games

THE national government recognises that we must excel in four key areas to be successful in hosting the 2023 Pacific Games. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this last Friday during the launch of the National Institute of Sports High Performance in Honiara as part of the country’s preparation for the games. “First we must host…

BIG BLOW FOR SIFF

Banned from participating in next OFC FIFA U-17 Qualifiers Fined NZ$10k Keana suspended  from playing football for 12 months By CROFTON UTUKANA THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has been banned from participating in the OFC qualifying tournament for the next FIFA U-17 World Cup for boys currently branded as the OFC U-16 Championship 2020.…

Kooline says thanks 

KOOLINE Futsal club has acknowledged the support rendered towards the team for the recent OFC Futsal League competition in New Zealand. Kooline Team Manager Mohammed Shameem told media upon arrival on Tuesday that the support rendered by the sponsors, families, friends and football supporters both at home and abroad is what keeps their hopes alive and…

New Georgia, Western Cup champ

NORTH New Georgia is the new champion of the 2019 Western Cup football competition successfully completed on Tuesday in Gizo, Western province capital town. North New Georgia claimed the top title after beating favorites and hosts Gizo Hawks 2-1 in a stunning grand final showdown at the JF Kennedy Stadium in Gizo, Tuesday. Both teams started…

$140m for new centre

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced that the national government will inject more than SBD 140 million to help build the National Institute of Sport the High Performance Centre in the country leading up to the 2023 Pacific Games. Prime Minister Sogavare made this statement on Friday during the launching of the   National Institute which…

KOOLINE TRIUMPH

Kooline wins first ever OFC Futsal League The Solomon Islands Futsal reached another milestone: the Solomon Islands national champions Kooline claimed the regional glory as they beat AS PTT Noumea in the grand final of OFC Futsal Champions League by the score of 7-5, Sunday. Despite not having their star player Anthony Talo behind the…

Keana formally suspended

Maxwell Keana has been formally suspended from participating in all Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) sanction competitions while his case is before the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) and the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Disciplinary/Ethics Committee.   The Executive decided to suspend the player in a meeting held on Saturday…