Sports Archive August 2012

Fa'arodo says he is proud to simply be included in the squad once more and that the opportunity to lead the side in such an important tournament is an immense honor.

Fa'arodo to Continue as Captain

The country's most-capped player, Henry Fa'arodo, will continue his reign as captain of the Solomon Islands after being re-appointed to the role this week.

Soccer Squad Finalized

A host of debutants are looking forward to getting a taste of senior international football for the first time after the finalisation of the Solomon Islands squad for the opening of the Stage 3 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.
Hellen Tasaunga is the only sole athlete representing Solomon Islands in the Paralympics.

Paralympics Participation Extra Special

The opening of the 2012 Paralympic Games was an extra special occasion for the Solomon Islands, as this is the first time the country has been represented in the significant event.

Soccer Squad Named

A fourty strong Solomon Islands national training squad has just recently been named.

Match Details Revealed for Oceania Qualifiers

New Caledonia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands and Tahiti will fight it out to keep their hopes of reaching Brazil 2014 alive over six rounds, from 7 September 2012 to 26 March 2013.
Betty Kafoa, the 43-year-old from Motusa Village in Rotuma is playing for the Solomon Islands in the 2012 Oceania Women's Rugby Sevens Championship in Fiji.

Fijian Dons Solomon Jersey

Rotuman Betty Kafoa is set to create history when she dons the Solomon Islands jumper during the 2012 Oceania Women's Rugby Sevens Championship at Churchill Park in Lautoka this afternoon.

Solomon Islands face Australia in Opener

The Solomon Islands women's rugby team will face the toughest tournament opener at the Oceania Championship in Lautoka this weekend.