NGV champ eliminated

NORTH New Georgia (NNG) scored twice to eliminate defending champions of New Georgia Vonavona (NGV) Cup Kalikolo in the quarter-final on Wednesday at Dunde Stadium Munda, Western Province. Kalikolo couldn’t answer the two goals (2:0) netted by its rival and neighbouring team NNG after 80 minutes full time come to an end. The reigning champion…

Koloale, football queens

KOLOALE women’s football club is the champion of the Solrais Women’s Premier League (SWPL) Championship. Koloale defeated Frigates United FC 4-1 in penalty shootout following a scoreless 100 minutes of play at Lawson Tama, Thursday. They made history as the second team to have won the SWPL championship since it started last year. Koloale has…

MARATHON COMP SET

Inaugural ‘Solomons Airlines Peace Marathon’ to start, October   THE Inaugural Solomons Airlines Peace Marathon is set for October 23rd. This was confirmed by the Commercial Manager for Solomon Airlines, Colin Sigimanu yesterday. The Inaugural Solomons Airlines Peace Marathon was officially launched yesterday by the Minister for Culture & Tourism, the Hon. Bartholomew Parapolo. “The…

Kurukuru beaten 6-0 by Morocco

FOOTBALL fans and supporters have come out to encourage the country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru following their first defeat of the FIFA Futsal World Cup yesterday. Kurukuru went down 6-0 to Morocco in their opening group match of the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania. Football fans sent words of encouragement to the Kurukuru team…

SINPC announces Para-athletes squad

THE Solomon Islands National Paralympics Committee (SINPC) has released the names of the National Para Sports Squad for upcoming International, regional and domestic Para sports events. Seventeen men and women were selected from recent training camps organized by the SINPC. The first sports event these selected athletes will take part in is the upcoming Solomon…

Futsal week Summer Cup next

THE country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru will kick off their Futsal Week Summer Cup campaign against Costa Rica in Pore, Croatia today. This is the first of four pool matches of the Futsal Week Summer Cup. Their second pool match will be up against Italy tomorrow September 2nd, Finland on Friday September 4th and Azerbaijan…

Central Coast earns point in draw

Central Coast Football Club (FC) and F-Ridge FC walked away with a point each after a 1-1 draw in the round three match of the Auki Langa Langa Football Association (ALFA) League over the weekend. The two teams failed to find an opening goal in the first half as they went for the half-time break…

$440k raised for charity

THE Malaysian Community here in the country has raised $440,000 and was donated for charity. The fund was raised during a golf competition hosted by the Malaysian companies at the Honiara Golf Club over the weekend. The funds were distributed to the Rotary Club, Honiara Golf Club and the Solomon Islands Golf Federation. “Every year…

Vote in FIFA Awards

SOLOMON Islands will be voting in the Best FIFA Football Awards amongst 211 member associations. Representing Solomon Islands is Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Media Officer Simon Abana who is currently in Europe with the country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru. The best FIFA awards includes the Best FIFA Women’s Player, Best FIFA Women’s Coach, Best…