The unstoppable Henderson Eels

Henderson Eels are having a marvelous start in 2020 Telekom S-League – the major football league from the Solomon Islands. The team coached by Eddie Marahre is in the first position with twelve points in four matches, a perfect campaign so far in the season. The key for Eels’ success is surely the powerful attackContinue reading “The unstoppable Henderson Eels”

Timothy Bakale determined to help Henderson Eels in 2020 Telekom S-League

After finishing the 2019-20 Telekom S-League in the second position, Henderson Eels want more for this season. The team coached by Eddie Marahare built a very strong squad that is surely one of the best in the country. The squad is almost the same in comparison with the team that travelled to Vanuatu to playContinue reading “Timothy Bakale determined to help Henderson Eels in 2020 Telekom S-League”

U17 National Team makes Solomon Islands proud

The year is 2018 and Solomon Islands are ready to host the U16 OFC Championship at its main venue, the Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara. The expectations of the local team are high: would it be possible for the Solomon Islands boys to qualify for their country for the first football FIFA tournament ever? TheContinue reading “U17 National Team makes Solomon Islands proud”

Leon Kofana: ready for a professional contract

One of Solomon Islands’ most promising footballers seems ready for a full professional opportunity abroad, the strong defender Leon Kofana just celebrated his 18th birthday and, alongside other key players such as Raphael Lea’i and Charles Mani, Kofana seems to belong to a golden generation of footballers who will come to the football-mad Solomon Islands.Continue reading “Leon Kofana: ready for a professional contract”

Leon Kofana runs a football clinic in Honiara

One of the most promising players from Solomon Islands, 17-year-old defender Leon Kofana ran a football clinic in Honiara on May 2nd. He had the opportunity to share his international experience with some young players from his country. Leon has been recently in Australia on trials with Melbourne Victory youth squad and he could beContinue reading “Leon Kofana runs a football clinic in Honiara”

Le’ai and Kofana complete trials in Australia

BASI Futbol confirmed that Solomon Islands wonderkids Raphael Le’ai and Leon Kofana have completed their trials with Melbourne Victory in Australia. The duo trained with the U18 team in the first week and then they started training with the U21 squad in the second week. Le’ai is expected to reutrn to Honiara due to personalContinue reading “Le’ai and Kofana complete trials in Australia”

Le’ai and Kofana arrive in Australia

Henderson Eels youngsters Raphael Le’ai and Leon Kofana arrived in Australia. Both players will be on trials with Melbourne Victory U23 squad for a week. Both players performed well in the group stage of 2020 OFC Champions League and now they are having a huge opportunity to show their talent. It is going to beContinue reading “Le’ai and Kofana arrive in Australia”

Raphael Le’ai and Leon Kofana set for trials in Australia top-club

After helping Henderson Eels to proceed in the group B of the 2020 OFC Champions League, the youngsters Leon Kofana and Raphael Le’ai are set for a very good opportunity in Australian football. The 17-year-old defender Kofana and the 16-year-old forward Le’ai are set to trial at the top-Australian side Melbourne Victory. The information wasContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai and Leon Kofana set for trials in Australia top-club”

Le’ai and Kofana to remain with Henderson Eels for OFC Champions League

Solomon Islands internationals Raphael Le’ai and Leon Kofana should fly back to New Zealand today to attend Scots College but according to Solomon Islands Football Federation media they did not take the flight for Wellington. Both players decided to stay in Solomon Islands to play for Henderson Eels – “We want to stay with HendersonContinue reading “Le’ai and Kofana to remain with Henderson Eels for OFC Champions League”

Le’ai and Kofana set to come back to New Zealand

Raphael Le’ai and Leon Kofana are ready to come back to New Zealand after playing for Henderson Eels on their vacations. They will take a flight to New Zealand on January 28 (tomorrow). Both players still have one more year to play for Scots College. Their flights are being paid by Wellington Phoenix that holdsContinue reading “Le’ai and Kofana set to come back to New Zealand”