Sports City to transform Honiara

National Hosting Authority (NHA), China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), Solomon Islands Government (SIG) and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) broke ground yesterday at the former SIFF Academy, for the 14.95 hectare national stadium projects which will be constructed by CCECC.  The PRC funded project will have a 10,000 capacity national stadium, a six…

Konofilia: SIFF threat a sign of defeat

FOUNDER of the Royals Football Academy Moffat Konofilia says the threat by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) is a sign of defeat. In a statement, Konofilia however stressed that despite threats from SIFF, Royals will not be moved but will continue to strive for the betterment of football in the country.  “The majority of…

VICTORIOUS ISLANDERS

Islanders Brothers wins Man Up title for the first time   The Man Up Challenge has ended successfully with Islanders Brother winning the title for the first time. Following the finals played at Town ground rugby stadium yesterday, Islander won this year’s Man Up Challenge title after edging defending champions Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) 15-10. Winning…

Laugu’s new coach

  LAUGU FC will head into the new Telekom Super League (TSL) season under the command of new coach Luke Eroi. This was confirmed by TSL Media. “Laugu United has appointed Luke Eroi as head coach for the upcoming TSL season.  “Eroi has the wealth of coaching experiences, under his guidance, he led Vanuatu club…

Kakamora signs Zimri, eyes Sipakana

REAL Kakamora FC has signed the Solomon Cup 2020 player of the tournament, Malaita Eagles midfielder Junior Zimri. This was confirmed by the Real Kakamora coach Jackson Namo over the weekend. The 23-year-old played a key role in the Solomon Cup for the Eagles and caught the eyes of many fans as well as Real…

Easter fun run delayed

ORGANISERS of the annual Easter Fun Run has announced that the 2021 event is being delayed until Whit Monday – 24th May 2021. The Rotary Club of Honiara issued the statement on Wednesday. The Rotary Club which is the main organiser of the event each stated it had received permission from the Covid Oversight Committee to…

Eels scoops top awards 

HENDERSON Eels FC did not only win the 2020/2021 Telekom S-League (TSL) but also scooped four of the top consolation awards. Head coach Eddie Marahare was awarded the Coach of the season award. Marahare was voted amongst other coaches the likes of Jerry Allen and William Omokirio. Striker Joses Nawo scooped the Telekom S-league (TSL)…

Eels duo extend goals

HENDERSON Eels duo Joses Nawo and Raphael Lea’i continued their top form in scoring goals, extending their goal tally in the golden boot race. Both players seemed to be unstoppable in front of the goal as they both finish the second to last match of the Telekom S-League (TSL) with a hat trick each. The…

UK4C set for this month

UNITED Kwara’ae for Change (UK4C) Association Easter 7s soccer tournaments is scheduled to kick off from 27-31 this month. This event will be played at Gwaunaoa playing ground in ward 3 of West Kwara’ae electorate, a press release from the UK4C executive confirmed this. “The United Kwara’ae for Change Executive wishes to inform all football…

Decider for Eels

HENDERSON Eels FC is on the verge of lifting the country’s national football league’s (TSL) trophy for the first time ever. They will play their deciding match against Southern United FC at 2 pm tomorrow. A win for them will give them an early confirmation as the Telekom S-league winners for the 2020/2021 season. Currently,…