Hudson: Credit to the home team

THE New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson gave credit to the home team after the All Whites sealed a place in the  FIFA World Cup inter-continental play-off edging Solomon Islands 8-3 on aggregate after the 2-2 draw in Honiara on Tuesday. “The objective for us is to get to the final. So I think when you…

Squad to represent us at mini games

THE current Solomon Islands senior national football team will represent the country in the upcoming Pacific Mini-Games in Vanuatu December this year. That’s according to president of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) William Lai. “But each player must fight for their place in the team,’’ he said. “Our coaches will be monitoring each player’s…

Final futsal matches today

The final matches of the Top Eight futsal challenge will be played at the Multipurpose Hall today. Three final matches will be played to wrap up the two weeks of competition between eight strong futsal clubs in Honiara. First up will see Ngu Brothers and Sokamora at 2pm followed by Marist and Indo -Solo and…

Auki premier league underway

THE much anticipated Auki premier league second season has kicked off on Saturday with two matches played at Aligegeo football stadium. The first half of the match saw Aimela FC receiving their first smile after defeating Ambu FC 3-1. The win made a difference for Aimela FC compared to first season when they suffered heavy…

Felipe: Show good support

NATIONAL coach Felipe Vega-Arango has called on the public to show good support in today’s match between the Solomon Islands and New Zealand. Felipe made the call when speaking to the media on Monday. “I want the people who show up for the game to show respect to our players and New Zealand,” he said.…

Seru pleased with young guns

THE president of the Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) and the U17 Team Manager Pastor Nacanieli Seru was content with the players’ performance against the senior Kurukuru boys. Despite the young lads went down to the senior and the Oceania champions Seru says he was pleased with the way the U17 players take on the…

UPHILL BATTLE

Coach says they were beaten by the better side By SIMON ABANA SOLOMON Islands road to Russia is now an uphill mission after the national side went down to New Zealand 6-1 away at the QBE stadium last night. Captain Chris Wood led by example with a hat-trick to put the hosts in the driving…

KOSSA registers first point

KOSSA FC joins Malaita Kingz FC and Solomon Warriors FC to register the first wins of the seventh Telekom S-league title following their win at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Sunday. KOSSA defeated a strong FC Guadalcanal side 3-0 in their opening match of the seventh Telekom S-league season. Obed Ofea, James Naka and George Suri…

Warriors thrash Real Kakamora

Former champions Solomon Warriors opened their 2017/2018 Telekom S-League campaign with a 4-0 thrashing of Real Kakamora at Lawson Tama on Saturday. Moses Toata and Co. started the match on the front foot as Solomon Islands international Gagame Feni open the scoring in 10 minutes of play. Vanuatu international Kency Tangis extended Warriors lead as…

Eels open TSL bid with draw

Debutants Henderson Eels opened their Telekom S-League with a 1-1 draw against defending champions Marist FC on Saturday at Lawson Tama. The newcomers went down to an early goal as veteran Solomon Islands international Henry Fa’arodo scored his debut goal for Marist in the 17th minute of the first half. With a number of experience…