Sports Archive September 2022

Vanuatu were down to 10 men when their defender was booked for a second time, and despite being one man up Solomon Islands were unable to penetrate Vanuatu’s defence.

Solomon Islands Drops Out of MSG Prime Ministers Cup

Solomon Islands has dropped out of the MSG Prime Ministers Cup, losing to the Vanuatu development team in a penalty shootout.
SINIS PST 1 Performance Manager Moses Aunama Jr with the traveling taekwondo team. L to R Jolyn Yu, Isaac Pat, coach Junior Maetia and Fred Jr Gwali.

Solomon Islands Sends Taekwondo Athletes for World Ranking Competition

Solomon Islands World Taekwondo Union (SIWTU) are sending a team of three athletes and a coach to the World Taekwondo Oceania (WTO) competition in Tahiti – World ranking competition. The team travels today at 10:00 am.
President of the Hockey Federation, Winki Yee, commended participants for the successful completion of the program, saying that such initiatives will have significant influence upon players and coaches, helping them to grow in the game of hockey.

Hockey Coaches Complete Foundation Courses at SINIS

23 hockey coaches completed a 2days Coach Foundation Course with the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport - SINIS Coach Development department together with technical support from the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2022.
Australian High Commissioner hands over new training shoes to Solomon Islands Pacific Games athletes at SINIS.

Australia Supports Solomon Islands Pacific Games Athletes with 850 New Training Shoes

Australia has supplied Solomon Islands athletes with 850 new pair of training shoes as they prepare for the upcoming Pacific Games in 2023.
Rocky remained at the centre of things early in the second half, his header forcing a smart save from Wareen Hlupa.

New Caledonia Defeats Solomon Islands in OFC U-19 Quarter Finals

New Caledonia have set up an OFC U-19 Championship 2022 semi-final clash with Fiji after claiming a tight 1-0 triumph over the Solomon Islands in their quarter-final clash at Stade Pater in Papeete, Tahiti.
New Zealand are now the new Oceania Futsal champions after defeating Solomon Islands 6-2.

New Zealand Ends Solomon Islands Dominance in Futsal

New Zealand have won the OFC Futsal Cup 2022 after a brilliant performance in Sunday’s Cup final, which saw them beat Solomon Islands 6-2 at the Vodafone Arena in Suva, Fiji.
But the day belonged to the Mana brothers who exploded with goals ushering in a new era in Solomon Islands Futsal.

Solomon Islands Beats New Caledonia 9-3 in OFC Futsal Cup 2022

The Solomon Islands Kurukuru are off to a flying start defeating New Caledonia 9-3 to open up their campaign at the OFC Futsal Cup 2022 in Suva, Fiji.
New Zealand celebrate scoring against the Solomon Islands at the OFC U-19 Championship 2022.

New Zealand Tops Group A With 6-0 Win Over Solomon Islands

New Zealand have secured top spot in Group A at the OFC U-19 Championship 2022 after a comfortable 6-0 win over Solomon Islands at Stade Fautaua in Papeete, Tahiti.
The OFC U-19 Championship will decide the under-19 champions of Oceania and also decides who will represent Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) at the biennial FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Solomon Islands Takes on New Zealand in Quarter Finals

Solomon Islands U-19 have qualified for the quarterfinals after two wins in Group A. They will take on Group leaders New Zealand tomorrow.
Solomon Islands U-19 celebrate one of their goals over American Samoa U-19 at the OFC U-19 Championships 2022 in Tahiti.

Solomon Islands Shines in Opening Match Against American Samoa

A hat-trick from Paul Francis helped the Solomon Islands to a comfortable 6-0 win over American Samoa in the opening game of the OFC U-19 Championship 2022 in Tahiti.
PGC President Vidhya Lakhan says he is satisfied that the Pacific Games preparations are on track.

Pacific Games Council President Satisfied With Preparations

The Pacific Games Council (PGC) has commended Solomon Islands for the progress made in its preparations for next year’s Sol2023 Pacific Games.

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