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”

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”

2020 Telekom S-League set for August

The upcoming Telekom S-League season has a proposed date to begin. It was reported by Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) that the main football league in Solomon Islands is set for August. The proposed date was defined in a staff meeting held at the Allen Boso Complex this week. SIFF Technical Director Moses Toata alsoContinue reading “2020 Telekom S-League set for August”

Solomon Islands is close to announce new head coach thanks to partnership with La Liga

The search for a new head coach for the Solomon Islands national team is close to have an end. Recently, the Solomon Islands football federation official media stated the governing body already selected from a bunch of 45 applicants the new head coach of its national team. “The President [of SIFF] will announce that inContinue reading “Solomon Islands is close to announce new head coach thanks to partnership with La Liga”

Micah Lea’alafa leads by example

The dual international for Solomon Islands Micah Lea’alafa is an example for the young generation of football players of the Pacific Islands; and his commitment proves to be crucial for the succes the forward achieved both in footbalal and futsal. The former Auckland City and Maritzburg United attacker, that also represented his country three timesContinue reading “Micah Lea’alafa leads by example”

SIFF to hold emergency meeting regarding COVID-19 concerns

Recently, the Solomon Islands Football Federation stated the governing body president William Lai is set to organize an emergency meeting to discuss about the concern around the Coronavirus outbreak. Despite not having any confirmed case in Solomon Islands, Lai is worried about the possibilities the outbreak to spread to his country: “We will try toContinue reading “SIFF to hold emergency meeting regarding COVID-19 concerns”

Solomon Islands set to announce new staff soon

Solomon Islands Football Federation is set to announce soon their new staff heading for the OFC Nations Cup this June to be hosted by New Zealand. Recently, the football body announced a 30-men provisional squad to start trainings at Lawson Tama Stadium – being the sessions controled by U17 national team coach Stanley Waita andContinue reading “Solomon Islands set to announce new staff soon”

Joses Nawo apologizes after being suspended from national team duties

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) recently announced that four players were suspended from national team duties due to innapropriate behavior: Benjamin Totori, Dennis Ifunaoa, Joses Nawo and Michael Boso. One of the players involved in this case, Henderson Eels’ forward Joses Nawo made a public statement about the case. He apologized for what happened andContinue reading “Joses Nawo apologizes after being suspended from national team duties”

SIFF investigation will decide Telekom S-League Golden Boot award

The Telekom S-League night of awards already took place in Honiara; both Henderson Eels and Solomon Warriors – the teams qualified for OFC Champions League – are already prepearing for their trips to represent Solomon Islands in the regional competition. We already know Solomon Warriors won the league, Henderson Eels, Kossa and Isabel United cameContinue reading “SIFF investigation will decide Telekom S-League Golden Boot award”

SIFF will not appeal against sanctions for Keana’s overaging case

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) sanctioned Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) by excluding them from 2020 U16 OFC Championship. Moreover, SIFF also received a NZ$10.000 fine because of Maxwell Keana’s overaging case. See more:Maxwell Keana suspended by OFCISPS Handa Premiership season is over for Andrew AbbaPatrick Taroga out of Henderson Eels squad Although they disagree with the sanctions, SIFFContinue reading “SIFF will not appeal against sanctions for Keana’s overaging case”