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…

Young tennis team wins medals

SOLOMON ISLANDS young tennis players were impressive in the recent Vanuatu Regional Junior Tennis championship held in Vanuatu. The young tennis players finished in the top three spots in all three categories of the U10, U12, and U14 category for both girls and boys.  For the U10 boys, Junior Kennedy and Andrew Sanga finished top in the…

Title contention open

Warriors suffered first defeat By CARLOS ARUAFU THE battle for the top spot of the Telekom S-league (TSL) is open following the 3-1 defeat of the defending champions Solomon Warriors FC to FC Isabel.  United displayed one of their toughest performances of the season leading the defending champions by two goals to nil in the…

SIFF farewells JICA volunteer

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has farewelled the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer Shimpei Fujiyama who had worked hand in hand with them for two years.  This was confirmed to Star Sports via a statement from SIFF on Tuesday. “Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer Shimpei Fujiyama says goodbye to SIFF after a…

Females urged to take up self defence 

Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) Dr Cedric Alependava is supporting the Self Defence and Self Protection seminars currently underway in Honiara during the 16 Days of Activism.  Dr Alependava uttered this in an interview with Star Sports when facilitator of the seminars Master John Gill started…

U14 Junior Kurukuru squad named

THE Junior U14 Kurukuru team who will be representing the country in the 2020 Australian National Futsal Championship early next year was announced, Tuesday. According to reports, the team comprises of 11 players selected from SISC popular 2019 Bulk Shop Junior Futsal League. The team is currently undergoing intensive training under the leadership of head…