Micah Lea’alafa returns to training as Kurukuru reset World Cup preparations in Honiara

If there was no COVID-19 we would be months away the fourth participation in a row of Solomon Islands at the world’s most important Futsal event: FIFA Futsal World Cup. As this does not match the reality, we can only state by now the Kurukuru resumed their preparations for the tournament that will be heldContinue reading “Micah Lea’alafa returns to training as Kurukuru reset World Cup preparations in Honiara”

Kurukuru ready to resume training in Solomon Islands

After some months, Solomon Islands National Futsal Team is ready to resume training. Kurukuru‘s first training session after COVID-19 pandemics is scheduled to take place on Friday at Multi-Purpose Hall in Honiara – the capital of the Solomon Islands. According to local federation (SIFF), twenty players are called to attend the training sessions led byContinue reading “Kurukuru ready to resume training in Solomon Islands”

Laugu United adds Kurukuru’s Coleman Makau

Laugu United added another important signings to their squad for the upcoming Telekom S-League that is set to restart this weekend in Honiara. After signings the likes of Gagame Feni and Atkin Kaua, the black and white side announced the Solomon Islands futsal national team member Coleman Makau as their new player for the season.Continue reading “Laugu United adds Kurukuru’s Coleman Makau”

Henderson Eels add Kurukuru star to its squad

The current Telekom S-League runners-up Henderson Eels announced its squad for the 2020 edition of the national league in Solomon Islands and for OFC Champions League knock-out stage – you can see the full squad by clicking here. One of the most interesting additions to the squad announed by head coach Eddie Marahare was theContinue reading “Henderson Eels add Kurukuru star to its squad”

The adventure of Elliot Ragomo in Brazilian professional futsal

Solomon Islands are impressive when it comes to futsal – the Kurukuru have already taken part in three FIFA Futsal World Cups and will travel to Lithuania in 2021 to represent OFC at the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup, where they will play in the fourth consecutive competition at world level. With Elliot Ragomo asContinue reading “The adventure of Elliot Ragomo in Brazilian professional futsal”

New futsal court for Solomon Islands

The lack of facilities is a real problem for Solomon Islands futsal. Although Solomon Islands is the most successful futsal country in Oceania, statements about the poor quality of futsal courts and training grounds in this country are very common. In order to develop the game in the country, it was clear that SIFF andContinue reading “New futsal court for Solomon Islands”

Kurukuru’s debut at World Stage

The Kurukuru, as the Solomon Islands national futsal team is known, is certainly the most successful national futsal team in Oceania; Solomon Islands will be competing in the FIFA Futsal World Cup for the fourth consecutive year in 2021, having qualified for the world tournament after winning the OFC Futsal Nations Cup in 2019 afterContinue reading “Kurukuru’s debut at World Stage”

Solomon Islands need a new futsal court

Oceania’s most successful national futsal team does not have a sports arena to call home. The Kurukuru, as the Solomon Islands’ national futsal team is known, enjoyed the region’s greatest fame after defeating New Zealand in the grand final of last year’s OFC Futsal Nations Cup. Success in the regional competition qualified Solomon Islands forContinue reading “Solomon Islands need a new futsal court”

Kurukuru will need to wait: FIFA Futsal World is postponed

COVID-19 pandemics forces one more major sport tournament to be postponed; and it will directly affect Solomon Islands most succesful sport. The FIFA Futsal World Cup that was scheduled to take place this year was postponed by FIFA to 2021. “The Bureau of the FIFA Council made the decision to following a thorough assessment ofContinue reading “Kurukuru will need to wait: FIFA Futsal World is postponed”

Solomon Islands provisional squad for Futsal World Cup is released

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has released the 19-men provisional squad for 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup that will be held in Lithuania. All these players are going to start training together at the Multi-purpose Hall in Honiara. Francis Lafai will be in charge of the national side in the absence of Brazilian Australian basedContinue reading “Solomon Islands provisional squad for Futsal World Cup is released”