Sports Archive May 2008

Solomon Bilikiki to Take on Switzerland in Friendly

The National beach soccer squad "Solomon Bilikiki' is eyeing Switzerland for their international build ups before heading off to Marseilles 2008 FIFA Beach soccer World Cup in France.

SDA Church Organize Prophetic Crusade

The Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church will be organizing an evangelic meeting and night crusade starting on the 1st of June through to the 21st of June 2008 at the Kukum SDA Church.

Taiwan Supports National Population Census Preparatory Project

The Taiwanese Government will fund the National Population and Housing Census Preparatory Project.

Green Berets Cruise to Another Win

The Green Berets storm the Gold Ridge side with a huge margin as the netball league continues in Honiara.

Telekom Championship Paves Way for Provincial Teams

The Telekom Cup Championship opens with a parade of various provincial teams in Honiara.

Young Local Sports Reps in Noumea to Compete

The Tenakoga and Florence Young Christian School under 12 youth teams have left the country on Sunday to participate in the 3rd edition of the OFC Youth Festival in Noumea, New Caledonia.

FIBA Oceania Officials Visit the Solomons

A delegation is in Honiara to holds talks with Solomon Islands Basketball Federation officials.

KOSSA FC to Defend Title in Telekom Tournament

The current Telekom National Clubs Champion, Kossa FC has been given green-light to defend the title in the tournament, which kicks of this Saturday at Lawson Tama.

Netball League Continues in Honiara

The Honiara Netball Association continues its league for this year with Bokolo taking on Tematangi.

OFC Releases Draw for 2008 OFC Futsal

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) has released the draw for the 2008 OFC Futsal.

Provincial Teams to be Part of Telekom Cup

Nine provincial teams will participate in the Telekom Cup this year.

Kossa Takes on Makuru in Crucial Decider Today

For Kossa, having played two matches - recording a win and a loss in their pool has placed them in an awkward position.

Solomon Games Still On: Kiloko

The Solomon Games is likely to take place soon, according to organizers of the national games.

Fono Reassures People of South Guadalcanal of Rehabilitation Package

Acting Prime Minister Honorable Fred Fono today reassures the people of South Guadalcanal that the CNURA Government remains committed to the rehabilitation of the constituency.

Only Functioning PFA's Will Participate in Telekom Cup: SIFF

The SIFF Secretariat has reiterated that only provincial football associations (PFA) that have organized some sort of competition are eligible to participate in the upcoming Telekom National Clubs Championship.

Australia Sponsors Rugby Training Tour

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) has received an additional $27,500 in funding from the Australian High Commission, to continue programs developing rugby throughout Solomon Islands.

KOSSA in NZ for Showdown on Sunday

KOSSA, not wanting to use the weather as an excuse, flew out of the country four days ahead of the match. This would give the players four days to acclimatize to the weather conditions in Auckland.

Finding Solutions for All: RIPEL Chairman

The Russell Islands Plantation Estates Limited Chairman, Patrick Wong wants to find a lasting solution to the CEMA houses based at Lungga area.

Kokohale FC, Crowned Western Soccer Champions

Kokohale FC has been crowned champions of the Western Province 2008 soccer championship after beating Gizo Lagoon FC in the grand final clash on Monday.

Netball Season Opens with Colourful Uniform Parade

The Honiara Netball Association last Saturday opens its 2008 season with a colorful uniform parade at the Lawson Tama netball court.

Church Communiqué on Reconciliation and Peace Building Consultation

A communiqué on reconciliation and peace building consultation has been produced by the Church of Melanesia.

Mover of Motion Turns Premier for Guadalcanal

Guadalcanal Province has a new Premier.

Time Out for the Kossa Champs

The Honiara Football Association has given Kossa a week off from the DJ League's Top 8 challenge to ensure they are 100 percent fit and injury free ahead of their crucial away match against Waitakere FC at Trusts Stadium in Auckland on May 11.

Election for New Guadalcanal Premier

Guadalcanal provincial members will elect a new premier for the province today.

Games to Commemorate Solomons 30th Anniversary Celebrations

A committee was recently formed to organize sporting activities during the country's 30th anniversary celebration in July this year.

Guadalcanal Premier Ousted in No-Confidence Vote

The Premier of Guadalcanal, Hon. Joash Salani, was yesterday voted out of the Premiership by 12- 9.

Western Tournament in Semi and Final Games

The Western Football Association Club championship tournament at Western Province completed its quarter finals.

Panatina Chemist Supports Pikinini Rugby

Panatina Chemist Limited had donated of $6,000 towards the Pikinini Rugby development program conducted by the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation Development Department.

Salani No Confidence Motion for the People: Panga

The no-confidence motion moved against the Premier of Guadalcanal is said to be in the best interest of the people and province.