ARCHERS GIVE BEST SHOTS

LOCAL archers gave their best shots in the first day of the 2018 World Archery Oceania Championship in New Caledonia, Tuesday this week. Even though it’s an uphill battle for Solomon Islands against their much experienced Oceania opponents, local archers gave the best on day one. President of the Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI)…

U19 held to a draw

THE national U19 side held Solomon Warriors to a 1-1 draw yesterday in another entertaining friendly match at the SIFF academy. It was a good test for the U19s as Warriors coach Moses Toata fielded his full strength first team. The young lads had to defend in most parts of the game and break on…

Central aims to produce stars

PRESIDENT of the Central Province Football Association is optimistic his association will continue to produce future Kurukuru stars. Tomme Kiki echoed this in an interview with Star Sports last night, as the 10th annual Russell Islands Football Association futsal competition currently underway in Yandina enters second stage.  “The outcome of this annual competition has already…

Yandina futsal reach 2nd stage

SEMI-FINALISTS of the 10thannual Russell Islands futsal competition currently underway in Yandina, Central province, will be known today after the completion of the second stage matches. President of the Central Football Association (CIP) Tomme Kiki confirmed this to Star Sports last night from Yandina. “Our semifinalists for this 10th annual fustal competition,which started on Monday…

ARCHERS’ LANDED

THE six Solomon Islands archers have touched down in New Caledonia last Friday ahead of the Oceania Archery Championship set to kick off on Monday 9th of July in Paita. President of the Archery Federation of Solomon Islands Nihal Seneviratne told Star from New Caledonia, the team has arrived safely in New Caledonia, Friday. “We’ve…

Waimapuru overall athletics champs

WAIMAPURU national secondary school finished off as the overall winner of the 2018 National Inter-school Athletics Championship. They were confirmed overall winners following the final count of medals won throughout the two days competition at the St Josephs Tenaru Secondary School. Waimapuru scooped a total of 25 gold medals, 14 silver medals and seven bronze…

Tough call for Warriors players

SOLOMON Warriors FC coach, Moses Toata has made a tough call to all players who want to be in the final Warriors line-up for the upcoming Telekom S-league (TSL) season to show commitment towards training. Toata made a call clarifying the commitment towards training plays a vital role in the final selection. “The team is…

NMFA election not recognized

THE recent election of the new executive for the North Malaita Football Association (NMFA) is not recognized by the Malaita Football Association (MFA). That’s according to a letter by the vice president of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) and the president of the MFA and NMFA, Eddie Omokirio. Omokirio was responding to an article…

Konofilia calls for election of new MFA boss

  The newly elected North Malaita football association (NMFA) president is calling on all active football associations under Malaita football association (MFA) to vote for a new president.  Moffat Joel Konofilia made the call after NMFA remove Eddie Omokirio as its president and voted Konofilia as the new president representing NMFA.  Konofilia told Star Sports…

Swimmers settle in

Team Solomon Islands for the swimming Championship has settled in Port Moresby following their departure on Thursday. The team of nine swimmers and four officials are the first to arrive in the host city for the 12th Oceania Swimming Championships. The event will kick off in Port Moresby this week. Head coach Stance Belo is…