TEN FOR TSL

The Telekom S-League (TSL) board has passed a resolution to have ten (10) teams in the new season this year and applications for club licensing are open for current and interested clubs. This is a move to improve the competition and meet FIFA requirement for member associations to have at least 10 teams in their…

Provisional soccer squad announced 

INTERIM head coach for the country’s national men’s football squad, Eddie Marahare has announced the 42 provisional football squad, Wednesday. The provisional squad comprises four goalkeepers, seven centre-backs, four left-backs, four right-backs, eight central midfielders, four left flankers, five right flankers and six strikers. Most of them are players picked up from the Telekom S-league…

‘Man Up Challenge’ starts

THE fifth edition of the Fletcher Man Up Rugby Challenge kicked off in Honiara over the weekend at the Town ground rugby stadium. Three matches were played for the first weekend of the competition. Diesel, Islanders, and Crusaders made positive starts to their campaign with wins against their rivals. The opening match saw Diesel defeated…

BEACH SOCCER DEAL

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has signed a sponsorship agreement with JQY Company yesterday for the National Beach Soccer Championship this year. The signing was done between SIFF president William Lai, SIFF CEO Leonard Paia, and JQY Manager Yiang Jian Qing at the SIFF Conference room. The sponsorship is worth $50,000 and it will…

Southeast Vella hosts marathon race

A FIVE kilometer marathon race was successfully held at the Barakoma airfield, ward 7 in Southeast Vella, Western Province over the weekend. The competition was organised on Saturday for runners of Gizo White Eye Club and Southeast Vella Athletics Club. Officials and trainers for both clubs witnessed the race as part at the upgraded Barakoma…

Warriors maintains 2nd spot 

DEFENDING champions Solomon Warriors FC maintains the second spot of the Telekom S-league (TSL) after edging a young Central Coast FC side 2-0 at Lawson Tama, Sunday. As expected it was a tough clash as both teams aim to at least finish behind current leader Henderson Eels who is leading with 44 points. Jerry Donga…

Archery resumes training tomorrow

THE Solomon Islands Archery Federation (SIAF) will kick off its program for this year starting this weekend. SIAF president Richard Toke in a statement on Thursday confirmed training will start on Saturday at the Honiara High School Ground from 9 am to 3 pm. The main aim for the upcoming training is to aid in the…

Athletics gear up

HCAA preparing for upcoming competitions   HONIARA City Athletics Associations (HCAA) is preparing for the upcoming athletics competitions earmarked for this year. A statement from the HCAA yesterday highlighted two competitions, the inter-secondary school, and the national athletics championship to be hosted by the Solomon Islands Athletics Federation (SIAF). The HCAA team is back on…

Coast eyes positive start

CENTRAL Coast FC aims for a positive start to their Telekom S-league (TSL) campaign, Wednesday. Coast will take on Southern United FC at 4 pm at Lawson Tama for their first match following the resumption of matches last month. They sit at fourth place with 25 points with seven matches left. A win for them…

‘MAN UP’ CHALLENGE IS BACK

Date set for popular Rugby contest   ORGANIZERS of the popular annual Man Up Rugby Challenge has confirmed the kick-off date for this year’s edition. According to a statement from the organizers, the Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) Rugby Club the competition is confirmed to kick-off on Saturday March 6th 2021. The Man Up Challenge is an…