Sports Archive August 2023

Boxers under Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Association (SIABA) competing in the ‘2023 Golden Gloves’ championship at Queensland have bagged ‘one Gold and five Silver medals’.

One Gold and Five Silver Medals for Team Boxing

Boxers under Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Association (SIABA) competing in the ‘2023 Golden Gloves’ championship in Queensland have bagged one Gold and five Silver medals.
As an Official Silver Sponsor of the Games, SIPA is granted exclusive rights as the official Ports Management and Service Partner for Sol2023.

SIPA Sign Up As Sol2023 Pacific Games Silver Sponsor

The Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) is the latest SOE (State Owned Enterprise) to sign up as a partner-sponsor of the Sol2023 Pacific Games.
Solomon Islands kicked off their campaign with a win against Vanuatu.

Solomon Islands Defeats Vanuatu in Group B Opener

A Javin Wae double from the penalty spot helped Solomon Islands to secure three points in their opening Group B match against Vanuatu at The Trusts Arena in Auckland.
Tahiti had been in superb form and were unbeaten throughout the round-robin group stages of the competition.

Tahiti Defeats Solomon Islands 7-0 in Beach Soccer

Host nation Tahiti have won the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Men’s Beach Soccer Nations Cup at the Parc Aorai Tini Hau in Papeete.
Spain emerged winners in their 1-0 victory over England - a hard-fought Women's World Cup final at Stadium Australia on Sunday.

Spain Defeats England in Women's Football World Cup Finals

Solomon Islands witnessed arguably one of the best finals in living memory, when Spain took on England at the Women's Football World Cup finals.
Prime Minister Sogavare receives the keys to the stadium from Ambassador Li Ming.

2023 Pacific Games Stadium Handed Over to Government

Prime Minister and Minister responsible for PG 2023 Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has termed as “totally appropriate” the 2023 Pacific Games investment.
L to R: Former Captain Matai Vave, Wilson Maelaua, Kevin Samani, Jefferey Kwamae, Robert Mark, Samson Gamasi, Charlie Aluta, Nelson Nausi and Felix Ray Jr. Missing is George Kiriau.

Football Veterans and Legends Prepare for FIFA Presidents Visit

Some of Solomon Islands football legends and veterans will be part of the historic visit by the FIFA President Gianni Infantino today, Monday 14th August 2023.
Solomon Airlines staff proudly holding up the Pacific Games Baton as it prepares to travel around the Solomon Islands.

Solomon Airlines Helps Fly the Pacific Games Baton Throughout Solomon Islands

Solomon Airlines has proudly played a part in mounting excitement for the 2023 Pacific Games.
Giovanni Vincenzo "Gianni" Infantino is a Swiss-Italian football administrator and the current President of FIFA. He was first elected to the office during the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress in February 2016, was re-elected in June 2019 and in March 2023.

FIFA President Gianni Arrives Today

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will arrive in the country today, Monday 14th August 2023. He will become the first FIFA President to visit the country where football is the national sport.
Mary Fowler is inspiring more than just young Australian football fans. Her deep links with PNG and the nations pride in her fame show she is changing their way of life too.

PNG Village Celebrates With Australia's Matildas

The Matildas are through to the quarterfinals of the FIFA Women's World Cup following a thrilling victory over number 13-ranked Denmark.
"In regards to the national stadium, the construction is fully compliant with football, rugby and athletics international standards. The process of certification is yet to be completed but there is no doubt it will be certified," the NHA said in a statement.

NHA Clarifies Field Measurement Debate

The National Hosting Authority (NHA) has been forced to clarify debates on social media concerning the size of the national stadium.

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