Sports Archive November 2008

RCDF for Welfare of People: Dr. Sikua

The Prime Minister Dr Derek Sikua says the Taiwan funded Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF) is a gesture of friendship by Taiwan and meant to help improve the welfare and livelihood of rural dwellers in Solomon Islands and should be expended only for that purpose.

Inter-Provincial Netball to Begin Monday

Solomon Islands Netball Federation (SINFED) is helping to organize the Inter-Provincial Netball Tournament scheduled to be held at Tulagi, Central Province, for five days beginning Monday.

New Life with God: Former Militant

An ex-militant from the Guadalcanal Revolutionary Army shared his life experience after being in prison for one year.

Global Peace Festival Soccer Tournament Kicks off

The Global Peace Festival soccer tournament officially kicked off yesterday at the KGVI Field with six teams in the men's golden oldies and four teams in the women's category.

FA Coaching Course Underway in Honiara

An English FA Youth Junior Course for coaches is currently underway at the SIFF Academy.

Koloale Beats Hekari, 3-1

In a game witnessed by thousands of people, Koloale FC on Saturday beat Hekari United from Papua New Guinea, 3 goals to 1 at the Lawson Tama stadium, Honiara.

National Beach Soccer Team in Preparation

The Solomon Islands Beach Soccer Team Manager, Reuben Oimae stated that the team began training a month ago to prepare for the Oceania Qualifiers Cup to be held in Noumea, New Caledonia in January 2009.

Solomon Islander Selected Into Brisbane Broncos Under 20

For the first time ever, a Solomon Islander has a serious shot at entering the National Rugby League (NRL) in Australia.

Dream Time Youth League a Success

SIFF Development Officer Noel Wagapu has thanked Dream Time Shipping Company, on behalf of Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), for sponsoring the Dream Time Youth League.

Villagers Plea for Clean Water

People in Mataruka village in the Malango District of Guadalcanal have questioned why their Member of Parliament has turned a blind eye to their most immediate need - the need for proper water supply.

Hekari Ready for Showdown

The Papua New Guinea Club Champion, Hekari Souths United is ready for the showdown with Koloale FC on Saturday next week at Lawson Tama.

Women's Rugby To Be Introduced

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) through its Development Department will launch the first women's rugby union program and competition in the country on the 22nd this month (November).

Ministry of Health Teams Up with Kurukuru

The Ministry of Health is now working in partnership with the Kurukuru Futsal team to promote sports through health with the theme, 'Tobacco and Sports Don't Mix'.

Honiara Braces for O' League Showdown

Honiara is bracing for another O'league showdown next Saturday when Koloale take on PNG Champions Hekari in their second match at Lawson Tama.

Dreamtime Shipping's Under 15 Boys Final Today

Finals of the Under 15 Boys Dreamtime Shipping Youth league will be this between Uncles and Koloale.

SIFF Prepares for O' league Match

The Solomon Islands Football Federation is making preparations for the Koloale's O'league clash with PNG's Hekari FC on Saturday 22nd November at Lawson Tama.

Panatina School Snatches Sports Carnival Prize

Panatina School snatched the overall prize in the Our Telecom Inter-Primary School Sports carnival in the Capital last week.

Rural Malaitans Welcome Taiwan Support

People in West Fataleka in Malaita Province have welcomed with open arms an announcement by a senior Taiwanese Official of Taiwan's commitment to improve livelihood in Solomon Islands rural areas.

35 Referees for FIFA Referees Course

About 35 local referees will attend a FIFA Refereeing Course for elite referee from 17th -22nd November at the SIFF Academy.

'Football, Contributor to Economy'

Speaking at the SIFF Annual Congress last week, President, Mr. Martin Alufurai said that 2008, has indeed been a year of great challenges for SIFF.

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