Central Islands Province football team, Central Shields is leading group A of the 2017 Solomon Cup tournament following their second win at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Sunday.
The Shields finished off with an impressive 5-2 over Guadalcanal Hornets who suffered their second straight defeat.
Shields slot home four goals and Hornets a goal in the first half of the match.
The pressure kept mounting despite a strong comeback by the Hornets.
Shields extended the lead with another goal later in the second half.
Hornets also found the back of the net with their second goal in the second however could not level the score before full time.
Shields leads with six points followed by Temotu Arrows with three points on second place and Honiara on third place also with three points following their first win against Lauru yesterday, 4-0.
Meanwhile the Solomon Cup tournament continues today featuring another two tough group B matches.
Real Kakamora will take on Isabel Frigates at 1pm today followed by Western Turtles and Renbel at 3pm.
This is a crucial match for Real Kakamora who is dubbed as one of the favourites of the tournament.
They must win both remaining matches to keep their hopes alive for the second stage of the competition.
A win for the two remaining matches will not come easy as they will take on the Frigates, their Solomon Games grand final rival and the defending Solomon Cup champions, Malaita Eagles for the final group match.
By CARLOS ARUAFU