Sports Archive February 2010

Ruins of the old Gizo hospital, washed away by devastating tsunamis in 2007.

Groundbreaking Held for Gizo Hospital

Construction of the new Japanese-funded Gizo hospital facility is ready to begin after a groundbreaking ceremony in the Western Provincial capital on Friday.
The biggest tour of duty will be to the 2011 South Pacific Games in New Caledonia.

National Team Trials End on Monday

The trials for the selection of the Senior National Team currently being held at the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Academy grounds will end on Monday (22nd February 2010).
The event is organized to officially begin construction of the new Gizo hospital two years after it was destructed during the April 2007 Quake and Tsunami.

Fono to Officiate Gizo Hospital Ground Breaking Ceremony

Deputy Prime Minister Fred Fono will officiate at the new Gizo hospital ground breaking ceremony tomorrow.
Solomon Islanders Help Hekari United Storm Past Tafea FC

Solomon Islanders Help Hekari United Storm Past Tafea FC

Hekari United's bet on Solomon Islands players paid huge returns with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) champions upsetting Pool B leaders Tafea in their O-League match in Port Moresby on Saturday.
Marist are now completely out of contention for the finals and coach Patrick Miniti says that they will try to win their last 2 matches for the sake of their fans.

Marist FC Goes Down to Lautoka FC

Marist has suffered yet another defeat in the O-League competition going down to Lautoka by 3 - 0 in Fiji on Saturday afternoon.
Marish Head Coach, Patrick Miniti, is confident his team will perform and get the result they want.

Marist Releases List for Lautoka Clash

Marist Head Coach, Patrick Miniti, released the list of players who will be travelling to Fiji for their O-League return match with Fiji champions Lautoka.

SIFF Goes Online

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has reestablished a presence on the Internet after some years without a dedicated website.
Matthew Taro says that he had set himself the goal of officiating in the FIFA World Cup finals back in 2001 so the appointment is the result of years of hard work.

Solomon Islander to Officiate in 2010 FIFA World Cup

Matthew Taro has made history by becoming the first Solomon Islander to be appointed to officiate in the FIFA World Cup finals.

DJ League to Restart Soon

The flagship football league of Solomon Islands, the Honiara Football Association (HFA) DJ League, is likely to restart on Tuesday February 16th February.
Marist FC's fate lies on the remaining games.

Marist FC to Take On Hekari FC

Solomon Islands' club champions, Marist FC, will take on PNG's club champions, Hekari FC, in the OFC Champions League 2009/2010 season at Lawson Tama stadium in Honiara.

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