The 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition is set to kick off tomorrow at the KGVI hockey ground.
President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne said this year’s competition will be the first ever for Solomon Islands to host such big competition involving all provinces’ since hockey was revived in the country ,’’ he said.
He also confirmed this year’s competition will feature both men and women’s categories from 10 contingents that took part in the current Solomon Games.
He added that the competition will be very interesting and exciting to watch as all teams are vying to be the champions of the first national hockey competition.
The opening match for the 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition will kick off at 9am tomorrow with four women’s matches to be followed by men’s encounters in the afternoon.
By CROFTON UTUKANA