‘My boys have improved’

Football has always circulated well amongst the Solomon Island provinces but the development of the game in the Renbel Province has always been indelible. The recent Solomon Cup and the current Youth Solomon Cup has definitely been a platform for Renbel Province football to shine as players from the remote Province continued to improve in…

Tough start for U16

The start of the Youth Solomon Cup U16 category has been tough with all three results ended in all draws. The opening match saw Guadalcanal and Western province end with a 1-1 draw. The second match featured Malaita and Central province who finished goalless after 70 minutes of play followed by the final match of…

Puairana: We’ve come to learn

SOLOMON Islands Under-17 head coach Stanley Puairana says his young guns have gained a lot of experience participating in the 2018 Australian National Futsal Championships. The Junior Kurukuru reached the semi-finals but were unfortunate to went down 6-1 at the hands of Australia futsal state, New South Wales on Thursday. Star player Raphael Lea’i continues…

Seru praises junior futsal teams

President of the Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) Pastor Nacanieli Seru expressed his gratitude over the Junior Kurukurus performance in the Australian National Futsal Championships.  “Thank you our Jnr National futsal teams 12s, 14s and 17s for representing Solomon Islands so well in this year’s Australian Futsal Nationals,’’ he said. “The glory belongs to the…

Auki futsal gains popularity

THE week-long Auki futsal challenge tournament has attracted hundreds of youths together with futsal fans in and around Auki town. The futsal challenge consist of 15 futsal teams including a based futsal clubs, G-camp FC and Fijian based USP Bati. The two clubs were consisting of most experience futsal players in the country with the…

Futsal youth teams on a mission

OUR national Under-12, 14 and U-17 futsal sides left the country last Friday on a mission to the 2018 Australian National Futsal Championships in Canberra. The championships will be held at Australian Institute of Sport, Australian National University, Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium, and University of Canberra for two weeks. Two time champions, U-12 are on…

PROTEST FAIL

The wished-for protest to oust the regime of president of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) William Lai and his executive by a vocal former national midfielder and founder of West Honiara Royals Football Academy Joel Moffat Konolifilia was unsuccessful. Konofilia’s long time cry and demand for SIFF president to step down hit the brick…

Football edges closer

SOLOMON Islands men’s football team will compete with Vanuatu on the final day of competition to decide who takes home the gold medal at the Pacific Mini Games. This is after the national side defeated Melanesian arch rivals New Caledonia 1-0 at the Korman Stadium last night. Attacking midfielder Atkin Kaua’s lone goal in the…