KIDS F’BALL FEST FRUITFUL

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical department and Just Play have successfully hosted the second Kids football festival for this year. The program which comprises of more than a hundred children from in and around Honiara town was held at the Lawson Tama field, Saturday. The Just Play department believes it is good to…

BOOST FOR FEDERATIONS

GOC funding support to enhance sports federations The Games Organising Committee (GOC) for the 2023 Pacific Games in Solomon Islands yesterday launched a funding programme to support National Sports Federations (NSF) in Solomon Islands. This aims to support the functionality and enhancement of National Sports Federations (NSFs) ahead and beyond 2023 as part of the…

KOMASI SHINES

Youngster wins TSL Player of the season award CENTRAL Coast Football Club (FC) elastic forward, William Komasi has snatched the Telekom S-League (TSL) Player of the Season Award. Young Komasi received his award during the prize presentation ceremony of the TSL 2021-2022 Season at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Thursday. Komasi won the top award after…

TSL winners awarded

WINNERS of the 2021 Telekom S-league (TSL) competitions were awarded their respective prizes at the Lawson Tama Stadium yesterday. Prizes were first awarded to the U19 TSL competition. The top award of $20,000 and gold medals was awarded to Laugu FC, $15000 and silver medals for the second prize was awarded to Marist, third prize…

Seasons greetings to players

United Kwara’ae football club management expresses Christmas greetings to its players as they go for their holiday break during this festive season. UKFC management in a statement posted via Facebook page, said the Club wishes its players and coaches a blessed festive season. “Have a great holiday and enjoyable Christmas season at your various homes…

Auki set to host pre-Christmas 7s tournament

The Malaita Rugby Union Association (MRUA) together with Honiara-based Malaita Crusaders Rugby Club have confirmed that they are hosting a year ending rugby union 7s competition in the Provincial Headquarter, Auki. Games manager, Walter Baekalia explained that the much anticipated tournament, the SPOL-Solomon Power Crusaders Auki 7s, will feature mostly teams from rugby clubs in…

SCOUT FOR TALENTS

SINIS partners with MEHRD for talent identification in sports SOLOMON Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) High – Performance program had established a partnership with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD). The partnership allows the ministry as one of its key stakeholders to assist with the identification of potential athletes from high…

Tennis wraps up program

SOLOMON Islands Tennis Association (SITA) has wrapped up their 2021 programs on Sunday. This year’s programs’ wrap up was marked with the presentation of awards for the winners of the doubles tournament. In the B Grade knockout competition, Free Stars finished top, Champions on second place and Dragons finished third. The A Grade knockout winners…

P-Cup teams to include national players

FIVE football teams that will be participating in the inaugural Presidents Cup tournament are able to include national players in their campaign. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Competition’s Director Gerald Oiaka confirmed this in a recent Press Conference. This is aimed at boosting the performance of all participating teams. “In this competition, all national…

National team training resumes

AFTER missing a few days of training, the country’s national men’s football training squad is back on the pitch with their daily training. The squad had to cancel all trainings as of Wednesday last week due to the recent protest which turned violent. Following assurance of peace returning to the city, the team wasted no…