Raphael Le’ai brace helps Eels to smash Isabel as Kossa beats debutants in Telekom S-League kick-off

Eleven goals were scored in the first day of action of the most important football league of Solomon Islands – the 2020 edition of the Telekom S-League has kicked-off! The first two matches were played in the national stadium Lawson Tama in Honiara – the current runners-up of league Henderson Eels played against the stellarContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai brace helps Eels to smash Isabel as Kossa beats debutants in Telekom S-League kick-off”

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”

How far can Raphael Le’ai go?

Solomon Islands rising star Raphael Le’ai is one of the biggest prospects from Oceania. The 16-year-old forward still has a long way to go as a footballer but his talent make us thinking about how far he can go. Le’ai has a very impressive career for a 16-year-old player: he led his team in 2018Continue reading “How far can Raphael Le’ai go?”

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”

Lea’alafa and Le’ai: present and future of Solomon Islands National Team attack

Football has been played around the world for around a century; the game is changing and evolving from generation to generation, and new characteristics are being introduced by new players, coaches and all those involved in the creation of the sport. It is a must to always prepare the younger generations to perform more andContinue reading “Lea’alafa and Le’ai: present and future of Solomon Islands National Team attack”

Raphael Le’ai intensifies training during football break

The 16-year-old Solomon Islands prodigy, Raphael Le’ai, recently completed trials training with Australian outfit Melbourne Victory alongside his compatriot Leon Kofana and returned to his home country; But his training was not over, not even during the football break due to COVID-19 problems in Solomon Islands. The current star of Henderson Eels – who helpedContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai intensifies training during football break”

Raphael Le’ai: the impressing profile of a 16-year-old star

Stars come and go in football. Every year many great footballers retire and many other young players begin to shine in the world. Some of them call the world’s attention very early while it takes some time to other ones. And one of these rising stars comes from Solomon Islands: Raphael Le’ai. He started toContinue reading “Raphael Le’ai: the impressing profile of a 16-year-old star”

Telekom S-League’s Golden Boot winner still not decided

It has been almost two months since Solomon Warriors was crowned the champions of 2019-20 Telekom S-League, the main football league from Solomon Islands. However there is no recent news about the final decision regarding the Golden Boot Award winner. It is already known that Henderson Eels’ Raphael Lea’i scored 24 goals and Tony KaltackContinue reading “Telekom S-League’s Golden Boot winner still not decided”

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”