Raphael Le’ai: 50 goals as a senior player

The still only 17-year-old Solomon Islands football star Raphael Le’ai reached an impressive milestone in the past weekend when his side Henderson Eels draw against Central Coast by 1-1: the teenager scored his 50 goals a senior player. The youngster got recognition in Oceania after guiding his country to their first ever appearance in aContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai: 50 goals as a senior player”

Henderson Eels unable to beat Central Coast at Telekom S-League

The current top-tabled team of Solomon Islands’ S-League could not surpass the young squad of Central Coast FC. Led by important players such as Boni Pride and Anthony Talo, Henderson Eels scored first through the youngster Raphael Le’ai, but could not defend their lead until the final whistle. The newcomers in the national league CentralContinue reading “Henderson Eels unable to beat Central Coast at Telekom S-League”

Henderson Eels beat Real Kakamora to extend their lead at Telekom S-League

After facing difficulties in the first half, Henderson Eels got back on track in the second half to beat Real Kakamora by 4-0 at Lawson Tama Stadium in the tenth matchweek of Telekom S-League – the national football league from Solomon Islands. Eels’ forward Tutizama Tanito had a good opportunity to open the scoreboard inContinue reading “Henderson Eels beat Real Kakamora to extend their lead at Telekom S-League”

Le’ai shines as Henderson Eels win again in Telekom S-League

The seventh matchweek of 2020 Telekom S-League kicked-off on this Saturday with two matches being contested at Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara – the capital of the Solomon Islands. Henderson Eels and Kossa confirmed their favouritism and won their respective games. Real Kakamora faced Kossa in the opening game of the day and Chris HatarauContinue reading “Le’ai shines as Henderson Eels win again in Telekom S-League”

Laugu and Honiara City to face off for third place as Eels want to win again in S-League

The seventh matchweek of Telekom S-League – the major football league from the Solomon Islands – is set to kick-off this Saturday at Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara. It is going to be a very important week for Honiara City and Laugu United that are going to face off for third place while league leadersContinue reading “Laugu and Honiara City to face off for third place as Eels want to win again in S-League”

Telekom S-League: Raphael Le’ai brace gives win for Eels against Warriors as Real Kakamora beats Marist

The Sunday of football in Solomon Islands was thrilling for the local fans – the Lawson Tama Stadium was full of supporters for the most important match so far of the Telekom S-League season and a very interesting clash between Real Kakamora and Marist – but certainly, the fans were eager to see the clashContinue reading “Telekom S-League: Raphael Le’ai brace gives win for Eels against Warriors as Real Kakamora beats Marist”

Clash of titans between Warriors and Eels marks Telekom S-League’s sixth matchweek

After losing for the first time in the season, Telekom S-League leaders Henderson Eels have a tough clash against current league champions Solomon Warriors on Sunday. Meanwhile, Honiara City can jump into the second position if they beat Isabel United. The sixth matchweek of Telekom S-League – the major football league from Solomon Islands –Continue reading “Clash of titans between Warriors and Eels marks Telekom S-League’s sixth matchweek”

Henderson Eels’ duo lead ‘Golden Boot’ race in Telekom S-League

Despite suffering an unexpected defeat in the last weekeed for Honiara City, Henderson Eels continue at the top of the table with 12 points after five matches played. The good campaign so far in the season proves Eels are coming once again to contest for the title, especially big wins such as the 7-0 overContinue reading “Henderson Eels’ duo lead ‘Golden Boot’ race in Telekom S-League”

Raphael Le’ai turns 17: the present and future of Solomon Islands football

09th September is the birthday of one very special figure of Oceania football: Raphael Le’ai. The now 17-year-old attacker is already very well-known for the football fans through the Pacific. Despite at so young age, Le’ai already represented Solomon Islands both in Futsal and Football in international tournaments, being the golden boot and best playerContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai turns 17: the present and future of Solomon Islands football”

Raphael Le’ai finally receives 2019-20 Telekom S-League’s Golden Boot Award

After a long wait, the 2019-20 Telekom S-League’s Golden Boot Award winner is finally announced and youngster Raphael Le’ai from Henderson Eels was crowned as last season’s top scorer of the major football league from the Solomon Islands. Le’ai performed in an outstanding level by scoring 24 goals in seven matches – including a 11-goalContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai finally receives 2019-20 Telekom S-League’s Golden Boot Award”